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Staff Sgt. Lonnie Elliott, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron electrician, climbs a power pole during pole-top rescue training Aug. 23, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Airmen assigned to the 30th CES electrical shop practice emergency life-saving maneuvers to retrieve members who may become injured while working on a power pole. For these Airmen, pole-top rescue is an annual training requirement and is incorporated into their weekly training time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Hanah Abercrombie)