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30 SFS horse patrol

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC rides Patton around the corral Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC rides Patton around the corral Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, brushes the mane of Patton during a grooming session Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its other members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, brushes the mane of Patton during a grooming session Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its other members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, picks Patton’s hoof before taking him for a ride Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, picks Patton’s hoof before taking him for a ride Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, brushes Patton’s nose during a grooming session Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, brushes Patton’s nose during a grooming session Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, tightens the saddle on Patton Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, tightens the saddle on Patton Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and its members are responsible for the daily care of their team of horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Patton is one of four horses currently used by Vandenberg AFB in conservation efforts Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Patton is one of four horses currently used by Vandenberg AFB in conservation efforts Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC rides Patton around the corral Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC rides Patton around the corral Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, prepares to take Patton for a brief ride Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and is responsible for helping secure more than 99,000 acres and 42 miles of base coastline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol NCOIC, prepares to take Patton for a brief ride Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and is responsible for helping secure more than 99,000 acres and 42 miles of base coastline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

Staff Sgt. Pierre David, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol member, watches as coworker Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer takes the horse Patton for a walk at the base stables Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and is responsible for helping secure more than 99,000 acres and 42 miles of base coastline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

Staff Sgt. Pierre David, 30th Security Forces Squadron horse patrol member, watches as coworker Staff Sgt. Veronica Beyer takes the horse Patton for a walk at the base stables Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The 30 SFS horse patrol unit is unique to the Air Force and is responsible for helping secure more than 99,000 acres and 42 miles of base coastline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson/Released)

Patton is one of four horses currently used by Vandenberg AFB in conservation efforts Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)
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Patton is one of four horses currently used by Vandenberg AFB in conservation efforts Jan. 14, 2015, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The conservationists at Vandenberg are responsible for patrolling more than 99,000 acres of land utilizing trucks, ATVs and horses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ian Dudley/Released)