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Airmen use exercise to practice emergency response

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Senior Airman Erik Zimmerman responds to a simulated unconscious person hanging from an airfield beacon support tower July 9. The simulation was part of a base excercise that tested and prepared Airmen for real life emergencies. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Longoria)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.-- Senior Airman Erik Zimmerman responds to a simulated unconscious person hanging from an airfield beacon support tower July 9. The simulation was part of a base excercise that tested and prepared Airmen for real life emergencies. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Longoria)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.--Members of Building 12000 evacuate due to an earthquake July 9. The simulated earthquake was part of the foggy shores exercise. The exercise is used to prepare for real world emergencies. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Longoria)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.--Members of Building 12000 evacuate due to an earthquake July 9. The simulated earthquake was part of the foggy shores exercise. The exercise is used to prepare for real world emergencies. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Longoria)