Civil Engineers ensure gateway stays open with RADR exercise
Airmen form the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron use a Caterpillar TH360B wheel saws to cut a damaged piece of a replicated runway while another shovel away debris during a rapid airfield damage recovery exercise at Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, Sept. 15, 2021. As the theater gateway of the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, maintaining a functional runway is key to delivering decisive combat power and support throughout the theater. RADR exercises ensure that ASAB is able to quickly repair runway damage and resume air operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Download Image: Full Size (0.98 MB)
Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Eric Summers Jr. |  VIRIN: 210916-F-VH066-2199.JPG