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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 30th Security Forces Squadron Bike Patrol training begins here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The 30th SFS Bike Patrol training class is the first time in seven years to begin training bike patrolmen for the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 30th Security Forces Squadron Bike Patrol training begins here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The 30th SFS Bike Patrol training class is the first time in seven years to begin training bike patrolmen for the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maneuvering, Airman 1st Class Alejandra Solis-Morales, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, trains to be a member of the 30th SFS Bike Patrol here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maneuvering, Airman 1st Class Alejandra Solis-Morales, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, trains to be a member of the 30th SFS Bike Patrol here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Training the new members of the bike patrol, Staff Sgt. Brandon Johnson, a 30th Security Forces Squadron Bike Patrol instructor, shows a proper way to detain a subject during the bike patrol training class here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  During the class trainees learned maintenance on the bicycles, rules of the road and patrol techniques.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Training the new members of the bike patrol, Staff Sgt. Brandon Johnson, a 30th Security Forces Squadron Bike Patrol instructor, shows a proper way to detain a subject during the bike patrol training class here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. During the class trainees learned maintenance on the bicycles, rules of the road and patrol techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Making a sharp turn, Senior Airman Steven Koster, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, performs a figure eight during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. 30th SFS Bike Patrol trainees practiced figure eight turns, dodging objects and detaining on the bicycle.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Making a sharp turn, Senior Airman Steven Koster, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, performs a figure eight during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. 30th SFS Bike Patrol trainees practiced figure eight turns, dodging objects and detaining on the bicycle. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members from the 30th Security Forces Squadron learn the rules of the road during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The 30th SFS Bike Patrol plans to be activated during the summer months to provide more community involvement for the base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members from the 30th Security Forces Squadron learn the rules of the road during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The 30th SFS Bike Patrol plans to be activated during the summer months to provide more community involvement for the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Practicing at high speed, Senior Airman Steven Koster, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, trains on dodging objects during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Practicing at high speed, Senior Airman Steven Koster, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, trains on dodging objects during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maneuvering with his fellow trainees, Airman 1st Class David Trevino, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, practices dodging objects during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The trainees practiced figure eight turns, dodging objects and detaining on the bicycle. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maneuvering with his fellow trainees, Airman 1st Class David Trevino, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, practices dodging objects during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The trainees practiced figure eight turns, dodging objects and detaining on the bicycle. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Carefully riding down the stairs, Airman 1st Class David Trevino, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, practices riding on different terrain  during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The trainees practiced figure eight turns, dodging objects and detaining on the bicycle. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Carefully riding down the stairs, Airman 1st Class David Trevino, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, practices riding on different terrain during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The trainees practiced figure eight turns, dodging objects and detaining on the bicycle. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Showing the proper technique, Staff Sgt. Brandon Johnson, gives Airman 1st Class Alejandra Solis-Morales, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, instructions on positioning during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Showing the proper technique, Staff Sgt. Brandon Johnson, gives Airman 1st Class Alejandra Solis-Morales, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, instructions on positioning during the bike patrol training here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Practicing riding down a staircase, Airman 1st Class Brian Olson, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, carefully rides forward during the 30th SFS bike patrol training class here Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Practicing riding down a staircase, Airman 1st Class Brian Olson, a 30th Security Forces Squadron response force member, carefully rides forward during the 30th SFS bike patrol training class here Tuesday, April 19, 2011. The 30th SFS Bike Patrol is being reinstated to show a proactive police force for community members on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)