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Team V conducts exercise

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dennis Szczepanski, a Santa Maria firefighter, provides support during a simulated parking garage collapse in which firefighters practiced search and rescue techniques here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009.  Firefighters from Vandenberg and the local area worked together in three different scenarios learning new ways to safely rescue victims trapped in confined spaces.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Dennis Szczepanski, a Santa Maria firefighter, provides support during a simulated parking garage collapse in which firefighters practiced search and rescue techniques here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. Firefighters from Vandenberg and the local area worked together in three different scenarios learning new ways to safely rescue victims trapped in confined spaces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- In a hurry to rescue three injured survivors during a collapsed building exercise scenario, Caesar Martinez, a Santa Barbara County firefighter, stops to think of a game plan to carry the survivors out of the building here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. Several fire departments throughout California met up at an old building structure to be evaluated on three different rescue scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Lee)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- In a hurry to rescue three injured survivors during a collapsed building exercise scenario, Caesar Martinez, a Santa Barbara County firefighter, stops to think of a game plan to carry the survivors out of the building here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. Several fire departments throughout California met up at an old building structure to be evaluated on three different rescue scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Lee)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- A firefighter from the Santa Barbara County fire department moves equipment to aid his search for victims in a simulated parking garage collapse here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009.  Vandenberg and local firefighters practiced search and rescue techniques in a mobility exercise here, working together in three different scenarios to learn new ways to safely rescue victims trapped in confined spaces.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- A firefighter from the Santa Barbara County fire department moves equipment to aid his search for victims in a simulated parking garage collapse here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. Vandenberg and local firefighters practiced search and rescue techniques in a mobility exercise here, working together in three different scenarios to learn new ways to safely rescue victims trapped in confined spaces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Carrying an injured person, fire fighters George Georgas, from the Santa Barbara County Department and Mathew Stevens, a Vandenberg fire fighter, Conduct a low-angle rope rescue in an attempt to safely get the injured survivor out of the building during a building collapse exercise scenario here Monday Nov. 30, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Lee)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Carrying an injured person, fire fighters George Georgas, from the Santa Barbara County Department and Mathew Stevens, a Vandenberg fire fighter, Conduct a low-angle rope rescue in an attempt to safely get the injured survivor out of the building during a building collapse exercise scenario here Monday Nov. 30, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Lee)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters George Georgas, from the Santa Barbara County Department and Mathew Stevens, a Vandenberg fire fighter, quickly prepares an injured survivor for evacuation during a building collapse exercise here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Lee)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters George Georgas, from the Santa Barbara County Department and Mathew Stevens, a Vandenberg fire fighter, quickly prepares an injured survivor for evacuation during a building collapse exercise here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Andrew Lee)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters from Vandenberg and the local area  begin their day with a safety briefing for an exercise in which they will practice searching for victims in a simulated parking garage collapse here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009.  The firefighters worked together in three different scenarios learning new ways to safely rescue victims trapped in confined spaces.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters from Vandenberg and the local area begin their day with a safety briefing for an exercise in which they will practice searching for victims in a simulated parking garage collapse here Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. The firefighters worked together in three different scenarios learning new ways to safely rescue victims trapped in confined spaces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)