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Senior Airman William Whitlow, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, gives a command during a road check as part of a HMMWV patrol mission during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 20 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman William Whitlow, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, gives a command during a road check as part of a HMMWV patrol mission during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 20 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A HMMWV patrol rolls through a village outside of Base Tango during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 20 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A HMMWV patrol rolls through a village outside of Base Tango during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 20 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman Jesse Kethum, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, examines an enemy combatant after a fire-fight while on a dismounted patrol during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman Jesse Kethum, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, examines an enemy combatant after a fire-fight while on a dismounted patrol during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman Ian Barnes, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, performs buddy-care on a wounded Airman after a fire-fight while on a dismounted patrol during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman Ian Barnes, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, performs buddy-care on a wounded Airman after a fire-fight while on a dismounted patrol during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Staff Sgt. James Stacey, of the 164th Security Forces Squdron reports an injury via a nine-line after a fire-fight while on a dismounted patrol during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Staff Sgt. James Stacey, of the 164th Security Forces Squdron reports an injury via a nine-line after a fire-fight while on a dismounted patrol during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman William Whitlow, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, scans the area from a prone position during a dismounted patrol as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman William Whitlow, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, scans the area from a prone position during a dismounted patrol as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman William Whitlow, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, and his fire-team check out a possible weapons cache during a dismounted patrol as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman William Whitlow, of the 164th Security Forces Squadron, and his fire-team check out a possible weapons cache during a dismounted patrol as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Marcus Dobbins, of the 164th Security Force Squadron, leads the way during a dismounted patrol as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Marcus Dobbins, of the 164th Security Force Squadron, leads the way during a dismounted patrol as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

1st Lt. Sam Waterman, of the 90th Security Forces Squadron, walks beside a HMMWV as it patrols the perimeter of the base during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

1st Lt. Sam Waterman, of the 90th Security Forces Squadron, walks beside a HMMWV as it patrols the perimeter of the base during the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A security forces staff sergeant watches for attacks as his patrol crosses a road during a dismounted mission as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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A security forces staff sergeant watches for attacks as his patrol crosses a road during a dismounted mission as part of the three-day Brave Defender field training exercise May 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise is the culmination of Air Force Materiel Command’s six-week security forces deployment training, administered by the 96th Ground Combat Training Squadron. GCTS instructors teach 10 training classes a year, which consists of improvised explosive device detection and reaction, operating in an urban environment, mission planning, land navigation and casualty care and more. More than 140 active-duty and National Guard Airmen attended this training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)