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Team V finishes North Star exercise

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firing away, Senior Airman Torrence Safford, a member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, identifies the enemy and shoots back during a North Star exercise here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. At North Star, Airmen are taught to positively identify the enemy during an attack before firing their weapon. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firing away, Senior Airman Torrence Safford, a member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, identifies the enemy and shoots back during a North Star exercise here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. At North Star, Airmen are taught to positively identify the enemy during an attack before firing their weapon. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Working together, Vandenberg Airmen transport a casualty to safety during a North Star exercise here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. North Star is a two-day exercise designed to simulate a hostile deployment environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Working together, Vandenberg Airmen transport a casualty to safety during a North Star exercise here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. North Star is a two-day exercise designed to simulate a hostile deployment environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Dale Tompkins, a member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, reports an unexploded ordnance at the North Star exercise site here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. After the UXO was discovered, it was cordoned off and reported. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Dale Tompkins, a member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, reports an unexploded ordnance at the North Star exercise site here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. After the UXO was discovered, it was cordoned off and reported. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Using M-16 hand guards, Senior Airman Patrick McKee and Staff Sgt. Jason Culverson splint Senior Airman Melissa Brannon's injured leg during a North Star exercise here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. On the last day of North Star, Airmen are put to the final test during multiple scenarios that evaluate all aspects of deployment readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Using M-16 hand guards, Senior Airman Patrick McKee and Staff Sgt. Jason Culverson splint Senior Airman Melissa Brannon's injured leg during a North Star exercise here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. On the last day of North Star, Airmen are put to the final test during multiple scenarios that evaluate all aspects of deployment readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Awaiting help, two injured Airmen test their teammates’ self-aid and buddy care abilities at the North Star exercise site here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. In this scenario, multiple Airmen were injured after the base was attacked and teammates had to provide SABC while securing the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Awaiting help, two injured Airmen test their teammates’ self-aid and buddy care abilities at the North Star exercise site here Friday, Feb. 19, 2010. In this scenario, multiple Airmen were injured after the base was attacked and teammates had to provide SABC while securing the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Using an Airman's Manual for reference, Airman 1st Class Zachariah Stone and Senior Airman Scott Gallegos perform self-aid and buddy care on Senior Airman Thomas Newman at the North Star exercise site here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. Each Airman at North Star is trained and evaluated on SABC procedures to prepare them for real world situations. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Using an Airman's Manual for reference, Airman 1st Class Zachariah Stone and Senior Airman Scott Gallegos perform self-aid and buddy care on Senior Airman Thomas Newman at the North Star exercise site here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. Each Airman at North Star is trained and evaluated on SABC procedures to prepare them for real world situations. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- With a sense of urgency, Vandenberg firefighters utilize mission oriented protective posture gear at the North Star site here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. MOPP gear is specifically used for protection against chemical attacks; all Airmen at North Star receive training on how to use this equipment properly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- With a sense of urgency, Vandenberg firefighters utilize mission oriented protective posture gear at the North Star site here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. MOPP gear is specifically used for protection against chemical attacks; all Airmen at North Star receive training on how to use this equipment properly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Johnathan Homer, a member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, teaches Airmen unexploded ordnance sweep procedures during a North Star exercise here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010.  During this portion of the exercise, each member must be able to identify, cordon and report a UXO. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Tech. Sgt. Johnathan Homer, a member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, teaches Airmen unexploded ordnance sweep procedures during a North Star exercise here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. During this portion of the exercise, each member must be able to identify, cordon and report a UXO. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Looking through Airman's Manuals, members of Team Vandenberg prepare for an unexploded ordnance sweep at the North Star exercise here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. North Star is an exercise that helps Vandenberg Airmen prepare for deployment taskings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Looking through Airman's Manuals, members of Team Vandenberg prepare for an unexploded ordnance sweep at the North Star exercise here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. North Star is an exercise that helps Vandenberg Airmen prepare for deployment taskings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dragging the door into place, Senior Airman Roberto Chavez and Airman 1st Class Robert Leming set up a medical tent at the North Star exercise site here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. Both Airmen, with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, set up the only tent used at North Star. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Ashley Reed)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dragging the door into place, Senior Airman Roberto Chavez and Airman 1st Class Robert Leming set up a medical tent at the North Star exercise site here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. Both Airmen, with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, set up the only tent used at North Star. (U.S. Air Force photo / Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Connecting the posts, Senior Airman Miguel Tarango helps set up a medical tent at the North Star exercise here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. Airman Tarango, part of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, set up the only tent utilized during the North Star exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Connecting the posts, Senior Airman Miguel Tarango helps set up a medical tent at the North Star exercise here Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. Airman Tarango, part of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, set up the only tent utilized during the North Star exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)