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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 while performing the ‘Gruester’ 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)