On the ropes: firefighters complete advanced rescue course
Staff Sgt. William Coleman, 96th Civil Engineer Squadron, practices ascending a four-story vertical wall as part of the rescue technician course Jan. 16 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The DOD Fire Academy course provided hands-on high elevation rescue, rappelling and moving in confined spaces training for 12 Air Force firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)