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Airmen of the quarter get a little taste of fire

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Natalie Bernal, 30th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, prepares to enter a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Natalie Bernal, 30th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, prepares to enter a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg Airmen of the quarter are briefed before entering a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Vandenberg Airmen of the quarter are briefed before entering a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, and Vandenberg Firefighters practice searching for victims during a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Balts, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a simulated burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, and Vandenberg Firefighters practice searching for victims during a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Balts, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a simulated burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, prepares to enter a simulated burning room here Jan. 29. Balts, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a simulated burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, prepares to enter a simulated burning room here Jan. 29. Balts, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a simulated burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Ryan Goodnature, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron engineer, shows Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, how to properly use firefighting gear prior to entering a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Balts and Vandenberg Airmen of the quarter winners got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Ryan Goodnature, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron engineer, shows Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, how to properly use firefighting gear prior to entering a simulated burning building here Jan. 29. Balts and Vandenberg Airmen of the quarter winners got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Airmen of the quarter prepare to enter a firefighter training facility here Jan. 29. Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Vandenberg Airmen of the quarter prepare to enter a firefighter training facility here Jan. 29. Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, along with Airmen of the quarter winners, got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Natalie Bernal, 30th Contracting Squadron contract specialist and Airman of the quarter winner, douses flames during a simulated building fire here Jan. 29. Bernal and other Airmen of the quarter winners got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Senior Airman Natalie Bernal, 30th Contracting Squadron contract specialist and Airman of the quarter winner, douses flames during a simulated building fire here Jan. 29. Bernal and other Airmen of the quarter winners got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, and Airmen of the quarter winners stand ready to train with Vandenberg firefighters here Jan. 29. Balts and the airmen got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Keith Balts, 30th Space Wing commander, and Airmen of the quarter winners stand ready to train with Vandenberg firefighters here Jan. 29. Balts and the airmen got the opportunity to work with the Vandenberg Firefighters during a burning building exercise (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)