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Engineering a Stronger Force

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A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) hammers a nail into place during a Field Training Exercise (FTX) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. During the FTX, 354th CES Airmen created a security perimeter and built a bare base in a remote location to increase readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

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A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) low crawls during a Field Training Exercise (FTX) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. During the FTX, CES Airmen practiced low crawls, high crawls and various tactical movements to maintain effectiveness in a contingency situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

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A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron defends against a simulated opposing force during a Field Training Exercise (FTX) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. Airmen positioned defensive fighting positions along the perimeter of the bare base they constructed during the FTX to ensure complete security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

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A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) cuts door slots for defensive fighting positions (DFP) during a Field Training Exercise at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. After securing the location, several DFPs were built from the ground up by the CES Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

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A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron measures wood during a Field Training Exercise (FTX) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. The purpose of the FTX was to increase readiness by building, securing and defending a bare base in an unfamiliar location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

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A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) guards against a simulated opposing force at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. CES Airmen practiced tactics needed for survival in an unknown territory such as utilizing a compass, navigating with a map and various tactical movements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) hammers a nail into place during a Field Training Exercise (FTX) at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2019. During the FTX, 354th CES Airmen created a security perimeter and built a bare base in a remote location to increase readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky)