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Ellsworth participates in Phase II ORE

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Senior Airman Chadwick Richardson, 28th Security Forces Squadron patrol leader, provides security during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Senior Airman Richardson, along with other security forces members, work 12-hour shifts during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Senior Airman Chadwick Richardson, 28th Security Forces Squadron patrol leader, provides security during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Senior Airman Richardson, along with other security forces members, work 12-hour shifts during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen depart a 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron bus during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Buses have a set schedule to provide transportation for all Airmen, during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen depart a 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron bus during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Buses have a set schedule to provide transportation for all Airmen, during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman Herb Shaw, 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, drives a bus during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The ORE is designed to test Airmen across the base on their ability to operate in a deployed environment.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman Herb Shaw, 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, drives a bus during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The ORE is designed to test Airmen across the base on their ability to operate in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Gregory Hulett, 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, updates his status on a radio during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The exercise provides training and prepares Airmen for worldwide deployments.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Gregory Hulett, 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, updates his status on a radio during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The exercise provides training and prepares Airmen for worldwide deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, patrols the simulated perimiter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, patrols the simulated perimiter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, patrols the simulated perimiter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen on operational readiness during a simulated deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, patrols the simulated perimiter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen on operational readiness during a simulated deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, checks the simulated perimeter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  Airmen endure heat and stress in Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, checks the simulated perimeter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Airmen endure heat and stress in Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- (Right to left) Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, and Senior Airman Chadwick Richardson, 28 SFS patrol leader, patrol the simulated perimeter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  Security Forces patrol the simulated deployed base, monitoring for potential threats within the scope of the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- (Right to left) Senior Airman Kristi Terwilliger, 28th Security Forces Squadron controller, and Senior Airman Chadwick Richardson, 28 SFS patrol leader, patrol the simulated perimeter during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Security Forces patrol the simulated deployed base, monitoring for potential threats within the scope of the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lays on the ground with a simulated open abdominal wound during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  Treatment of an open abdominal wound falls under self-aid buddy care, which Airmen practice during the phase II ORE. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lays on the ground with a simulated open abdominal wound during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Treatment of an open abdominal wound falls under self-aid buddy care, which Airmen practice during the phase II ORE. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- (Bottom to top) Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lays on the ground with a simulated open abdominal wound while Staff Sgt Nathan Jongeling and Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians complete self-aid buddy care, during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  The phase II ORE tests Airmen on their self-aid buddy care techniques and response time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- (Bottom to top) Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lays on the ground with a simulated open abdominal wound while Staff Sgt Nathan Jongeling and Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians complete self-aid buddy care, during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The phase II ORE tests Airmen on their self-aid buddy care techniques and response time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lies on the ground with a simulated open abdominal wound, while Airmen from the 28th Medical Operations Squadron practice self-aid buddy care during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  The phase II ORE tests Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lies on the ground with a simulated open abdominal wound, while Airmen from the 28th Medical Operations Squadron practice self-aid buddy care during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The phase II ORE tests Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lays on a stretcher with a simulated open abdominal wound while Airmen from the 28th Medical Operations Squadron conduct self-aid buddy care during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20.  Practicing SABC during a phase II ORE prepares Airmen for the possibility of using it in a combat zone. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Corey Hook, 28th Bomb Wing photographer, lays on a stretcher with a simulated open abdominal wound while Airmen from the 28th Medical Operations Squadron conduct self-aid buddy care during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Practicing SABC during a phase II ORE prepares Airmen for the possibility of using it in a combat zone. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, straps a guided bomb unit-38 to a munitions handling unit before it's loaded onto a B-1B Lancer during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21.  During the phase II ORE, Airmen must continue to perform their duties despite having to wear mission-oriented protective posture gear over the Airman battle uniform. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, straps a guided bomb unit-38 to a munitions handling unit before it's loaded onto a B-1B Lancer during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. During the phase II ORE, Airmen must continue to perform their duties despite having to wear mission-oriented protective posture gear over the Airman battle uniform. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- (Left to right) Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, straps a guided bomb unit-38 to a trailer, while Staff Sgt. Matthew Egler, 28 MUNS weapons loader, drives a munitions handling unit during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. During the phase II ORE, 28 MUNS Airmen are essential to achieving mission success in a simulated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- (Left to right) Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, straps a guided bomb unit-38 to a trailer, while Staff Sgt. Matthew Egler, 28 MUNS weapons loader, drives a munitions handling unit during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. During the phase II ORE, 28 MUNS Airmen are essential to achieving mission success in a simulated environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Jordan Linial, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons technician, straps a guided bomb unit-31 to a munitions handling unit before it's loaded onto a B-1B Lancer during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21.  During the phase II ORE, Airmen are tested on their ability to operate in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Jordan Linial, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons technician, straps a guided bomb unit-31 to a munitions handling unit before it's loaded onto a B-1B Lancer during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. During the phase II ORE, Airmen are tested on their ability to operate in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Jordan Linial, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons technician, straps a guided bomb unit-31 to a munitions handling unit before it's loaded onto a B-1B Lancer during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. During the phase II ORE, maintenance Airmen are a vital piece of the mission in the simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Jordan Linial, 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons technician, straps a guided bomb unit-31 to a munitions handling unit before it's loaded onto a B-1B Lancer during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. During the phase II ORE, maintenance Airmen are a vital piece of the mission in the simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – (Front) Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez and Staff Sgt. Matthew Egler move a guided bomb unit-38 during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. Sergeant Egler and Airman Sanchez are weapon loaders assigned to the 28th Munitions Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – (Front) Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez and Staff Sgt. Matthew Egler move a guided bomb unit-38 during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. Sergeant Egler and Airman Sanchez are weapon loaders assigned to the 28th Munitions Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Weapon loaders of the 28th Munitions Squadron load bombs during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The 28th Bomb Wing is performing the exercise to ensure all Airmen meet deployment requirements in preparation for an upcoming operational readiness inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Weapon loaders of the 28th Munitions Squadron load bombs during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The 28th Bomb Wing is performing the exercise to ensure all Airmen meet deployment requirements in preparation for an upcoming operational readiness inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, straps down guided bomb unit-38s during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The GBU-38 is a 500-pound bomb commonly used with the B-1B Lancer.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Alejandro Sanchez, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, straps down guided bomb unit-38s during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The GBU-38 is a 500-pound bomb commonly used with the B-1B Lancer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Jordan Linial, 28th Munitions Squadron weapon loader, tightens a strap onto a guided bomb unit-31 during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. A B-1B Lancer can fit 24 GBU-31s, which weigh 2,000 pounds each.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Jordan Linial, 28th Munitions Squadron weapon loader, tightens a strap onto a guided bomb unit-31 during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. A B-1B Lancer can fit 24 GBU-31s, which weigh 2,000 pounds each.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman Courtney Allen, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, drives a munitions handling unit during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. Munitions handling units are used daily by the 28th Munitions Squadron for transporting various bombs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman Courtney Allen, 28th Munitions Squadron weapons loader, drives a munitions handling unit during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. Munitions handling units are used daily by the 28th Munitions Squadron for transporting various bombs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – A B-1B Lancer idles during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. A B-1B Lancer has a thrust of more than 30,000 pounds with afterburner per engine. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – A B-1B Lancer idles during the phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. A B-1B Lancer has a thrust of more than 30,000 pounds with afterburner per engine. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman from the 28th Medical Group evacuate a building during a simulated chemical attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The ORE is designed to test Airmen across the base on their ability to operate in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman from the 28th Medical Group evacuate a building during a simulated chemical attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The ORE is designed to test Airmen across the base on their ability to operate in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – (Left) Master Sgt. Dianne Ramirez, 28th Medical Operations Squadron superintendant, overlooks self-aid buddy care provided to an exercise victim by Senior Airman Matthew Halvorson, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron structures journeyman, during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen on operational readiness during a simulated deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – (Left) Master Sgt. Dianne Ramirez, 28th Medical Operations Squadron superintendant, overlooks self-aid buddy care provided to an exercise victim by Senior Airman Matthew Halvorson, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron structures journeyman, during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen on operational readiness during a simulated deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Senior Airman Matthew Halvorson, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron structures journeyman, raises the knees of an exercise victim while he provides self-aid buddy care during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Raising the knees of the exercise victim helps to prevent the patient from going into shock. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Senior Airman Matthew Halvorson, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron structures journeyman, raises the knees of an exercise victim while he provides self-aid buddy care during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20. Raising the knees of the exercise victim helps to prevent the patient from going into shock. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron prepare to transport an exercise victim to a medical facility after performing self-aid buddy care during a Phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20, 2010. Ellsworth Airmen will once again be required to handle these types of situations during the upcoming ORE July 9-12. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen from the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron prepare to transport an exercise victim to a medical facility after performing self-aid buddy care during a Phase II operational readiness exercise, July 20, 2010. Ellsworth Airmen will once again be required to handle these types of situations during the upcoming ORE July 9-12. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen from the 28th Security Forces Squadron defend their position during a simulated ground attack, July 21. The Airmen are participating in a phase II operational readiness exercise to test their deployment readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen from the 28th Security Forces Squadron defend their position during a simulated ground attack, July 21. The Airmen are participating in a phase II operational readiness exercise to test their deployment readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen from the 28th Security Forces Squadron defend their position during a simulated ground attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The phase II ORE tests Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airmen from the 28th Security Forces Squadron defend their position during a simulated ground attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The phase II ORE tests Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Jordon Powers, 28th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, defends his position during a simulated ground attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. Airman Powers, along with other security forces members, work 12-hour shifts during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Jordon Powers, 28th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, defends his position during a simulated ground attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. Airman Powers, along with other security forces members, work 12-hour shifts during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – (Left) Airmen 1st Class Bryan McClellan and Jordon Powers, 28th Security Forces Squadron patrolmen, defend their position during a simulated ground attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The phase II ORE tested Airmen across the base on their ability to operate in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – (Left) Airmen 1st Class Bryan McClellan and Jordon Powers, 28th Security Forces Squadron patrolmen, defend their position during a simulated ground attack of a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The phase II ORE tested Airmen across the base on their ability to operate in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Matthew Flynn)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron  flight medicine technician, performs a buddy check on Airman 1st Class John Henry, 28th Medical Operations Squadron ambulance services technician, during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. After donning mission-oriented protective posture gear, Airmen perform buddy checks on each other to ensure the gear is being worn properly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron flight medicine technician, performs a buddy check on Airman 1st Class John Henry, 28th Medical Operations Squadron ambulance services technician, during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. After donning mission-oriented protective posture gear, Airmen perform buddy checks on each other to ensure the gear is being worn properly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class John Henry, 28th Medical Operations Squadron ambulance services technician, waits out a simulated chemical attack while in mission-oriented protective posture gear during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. A phase II ORE is designed to prepare Airmen for deployed operations, including potential chemical attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class John Henry, 28th Medical Operations Squadron ambulance services technician, waits out a simulated chemical attack while in mission-oriented protective posture gear during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. A phase II ORE is designed to prepare Airmen for deployed operations, including potential chemical attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron  flight medicine technician, reads her Airman’s manual during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The manual contains a variety of useful information for Airmen in deployed locations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron flight medicine technician, reads her Airman’s manual during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The manual contains a variety of useful information for Airmen in deployed locations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey Hook)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Airman 1st Class John Henry, 28th Medical Operations Squadron ambulance services technician, checks his gas mask during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21.  The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Airman 1st Class John Henry, 28th Medical Operations Squadron ambulance services technician, checks his gas mask during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The phase II ORE is designed to test Airmen in a simulated deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- (Back to front) Airmen 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron flight medicine technician, and John Henry, 28 MDOS ambulance services technician, take cover in a simulated bunker while wearing mission-oriented protective posture gear during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21.  The MOPP gear is designed to protect Airmen in case of a chemical or biological-based attack. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- (Back to front) Airmen 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron flight medicine technician, and John Henry, 28 MDOS ambulance services technician, take cover in a simulated bunker while wearing mission-oriented protective posture gear during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. The MOPP gear is designed to protect Airmen in case of a chemical or biological-based attack. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron flight medicine technician, breathes through her gas mask during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21.  Airmen wear the gas mask during the phase II ORE as a means to improve their skills, should an actual attack occur while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)
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ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- Airman 1st Class Julie Kemps, 28th Medical Operations Squadron flight medicine technician, breathes through her gas mask during a phase II operational readiness exercise, July 21. Airmen wear the gas mask during the phase II ORE as a means to improve their skills, should an actual attack occur while deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Anthony Sanchelli)