EOD tests prototype of new job-specific fitness test
Staff Sgt. Ashley Banta, 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, lifts a 50-pound sandbag over her shoulder while wearing a 30-pound vest during the beta test of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Tier 2 fitness test prototype Sept. 10 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Tier 2 tests and standards were developed from EOD-specific physical requirements and the tasks they perform on operational missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)