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CES Airmen conduct convoy exercise

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron listen to a debriefing after a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011.  The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron listen to a debriefing after a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron perform a site survey during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011.  The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron perform a site survey during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Mark Robertson, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, responds to contact during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011.  The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Airman 1st Class Mark Robertson, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, responds to contact during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -Staff Sgt. David Alfonso, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, radios for assistance during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -Staff Sgt. David Alfonso, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member, radios for assistance during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member responds to contact during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011.  The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A 30th Civil Engineer Squadron member responds to contact during a 30th CES convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES members trained to aid and prepare themselves for future deployment operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Airman 1st Class Milan Dixon, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, stays alert during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES conducts monthly training in order to better prepare its Airmen for the tasks they are traditionally commanded to perform while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Airman 1st Class Milan Dixon, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, stays alert during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES conducts monthly training in order to better prepare its Airmen for the tasks they are traditionally commanded to perform while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A member of an opposition force shoots at the convoy during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The exercise was meant to mimic various scenarios likely to be encountered by deployed Airmen of the civil engineer squadron career field in hostile environments while on conveys overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A member of an opposition force shoots at the convoy during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The exercise was meant to mimic various scenarios likely to be encountered by deployed Airmen of the civil engineer squadron career field in hostile environments while on conveys overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A line of vehicles roll by during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES conducts monthly training in order to better prepare its Airmen for the tasks they are traditionally commanded to perform while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A line of vehicles roll by during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES conducts monthly training in order to better prepare its Airmen for the tasks they are traditionally commanded to perform while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Airman 1st Class Joshua French, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, watches the back of his vehicle during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Approximately 30 Airmen participated in this exercise because it is what civil engineer Airmen do the majority of the time while downrange. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Airman 1st Class Joshua French, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, watches the back of his vehicle during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Approximately 30 Airmen participated in this exercise because it is what civil engineer Airmen do the majority of the time while downrange. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -Senior Airman John Cheatham, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, provides cover from the roof of the vehicle during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The exercise was meant to mimic various scenarios likely to be encountered by deployed Airmen of the CES career field in hostile environments while on conveys overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -Senior Airman John Cheatham, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, provides cover from the roof of the vehicle during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The exercise was meant to mimic various scenarios likely to be encountered by deployed Airmen of the CES career field in hostile environments while on conveys overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -Staff Sgt. David Alfonso, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, points to an area that Airman 1st Class Tyson Duncan, of the 30th CES, is to cover during a CE convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES conducts monthly training in order to better prepare its Airmen for the tasks they are traditionally commanded to perform while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -Staff Sgt. David Alfonso, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, points to an area that Airman 1st Class Tyson Duncan, of the 30th CES, is to cover during a CE convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The 30th CES conducts monthly training in order to better prepare its Airmen for the tasks they are traditionally commanded to perform while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Everyone involved in the civil engineer convoy exercise pose for a group photo after completing an exercise designed to simulate an actual deployment situation here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The exercise was meant to mimic various scenarios likely to be encountered by deployed Airmen of the CES career field in hostile environments while on conveys overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Everyone involved in the civil engineer convoy exercise pose for a group photo after completing an exercise designed to simulate an actual deployment situation here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. The exercise was meant to mimic various scenarios likely to be encountered by deployed Airmen of the CES career field in hostile environments while on conveys overseas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A turret gunner with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron remains covered while giving 360-degree coverage during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Approximately 30 Airmen participated in this exercise because it is what civil engineer Airmen do the majority of the time while downrange. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A turret gunner with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron remains covered while giving 360-degree coverage during a civil engineer convoy exercise here Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Approximately 30 Airmen participated in this exercise because it is what civil engineer Airmen do the majority of the time while downrange. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)