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Nitty gritty and deployment ready
Airman 1st Class Markel Hubbert, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment operator, uses an excavator to dig a trench Nov. 5, 2019, at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. Digging trenches is an important skill to master as they are used to not only lay pipe but can also be used for fighting positions. (U.S. photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear)