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Vandenberg hosts 5th Annual Fire Muster

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Staff Sgt. Maurice Ward and Staff Sgt. Francisco Garcia, both from the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, man the nozzle of a fire hose at this year’s Fire Muster at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Staff Sgt. Maurice Ward and Staff Sgt. Francisco Garcia, both from the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, man the nozzle of a fire hose at this year’s Fire Muster at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Team Dirt Boyz, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, carry a basket litter and dummy to a designated point on an obstacle course at this year’s Fire Muster at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Team Dirt Boyz, of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, carry a basket litter and dummy to a designated point on an obstacle course at this year’s Fire Muster at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Patrick Kennedy and Trent Ogan, both 30th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, roll up hoses during this year’s Fire Muster held at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is a friendly competition between squadrons that demonstrates what a firefighter faces both physically and mentally. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Patrick Kennedy and Trent Ogan, both 30th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, roll up hoses during this year’s Fire Muster held at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is a friendly competition between squadrons that demonstrates what a firefighter faces both physically and mentally. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The 30th Medical Group team completes an obstacle course by pulling a fire carriage during the Fire Muster held at the base parade grounds here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is a friendly competition between squadrons that demonstrates what a firefighter faces both physically and mentally. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The 30th Medical Group team completes an obstacle course by pulling a fire carriage during the Fire Muster held at the base parade grounds here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is a friendly competition between squadrons that demonstrates what a firefighter faces both physically and mentally. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Ryan Marshall and Tech. Sgt. Tracey Drake, both from the 30th Medical Group, quickly roll a fire hose during an obstacle course at the Fire Muster here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is a friendly competition between squadrons held at the parade grounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Ryan Marshall and Tech. Sgt. Tracey Drake, both from the 30th Medical Group, quickly roll a fire hose during an obstacle course at the Fire Muster here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is a friendly competition between squadrons held at the parade grounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Staff Sgt. Nolan Parsons, of the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, fills a bucket to hand to Airman 1st Class Lara Nottingham, also from the 614th AOC, during the Fire Muster held at the parade grounds here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Staff Sgt. Nolan Parsons, of the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, fills a bucket to hand to Airman 1st Class Lara Nottingham, also from the 614th AOC, during the Fire Muster held at the parade grounds here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Tristan Weghorn, from the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, tosses water onto a roof for the bucket brigade portion of the Fire Muster here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is an annual competition between squadrons at the base parade grounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Tristan Weghorn, from the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, tosses water onto a roof for the bucket brigade portion of the Fire Muster here Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster is an annual competition between squadrons at the base parade grounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Maj. Trevor Newsham, of the Joint Functional Component Command for Space, pulls a fire truck with his team during the Fire Muster at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Maj. Trevor Newsham, of the Joint Functional Component Command for Space, pulls a fire truck with his team during the Fire Muster at the base parade grounds Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The Fire Muster competition is held every year to demonstrate what a firefighter faces physically and gives base units a chance to compete against one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lael Huss)