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Senior Airman Ibukunoluwa Adaba, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest manager, monitors his gear in between spraying insecticide at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Senior Airman Ibukunoluwa Adaba, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest manager, sprays chemicals over the ”Green Mile” at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Tech. Sgt. Israel Velez, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest control NCO-in-charge, removes his gas mask after spraying along vegetation at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Pest control specialists prepare their gear before spraying over an area of base known as ”The Green Mile” at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Tech. Sgt. Israel Velez, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest control NCO-in-charge, stirs a tank of insecticide and water at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Senior Airman Ibukunoluwa Adaba, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest manager, tucks his protective suit into his boots before working at a spray site at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Senior Airman Ibukunoluwa Adaba, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest manager, sprays chemicals over the ‘Green Mile’ at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Tech. Sgt. Israel Velez, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest control NCO-in-charge, helps Airman 1st Class Lenny Muathi, 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron pest management journeyman, prepare his repellant gear at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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Senior Airman Ibukunoluwa Adaba, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest manager, dons equipment before heading to a spray site at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait -- Senior Airman Ibukunoluwa Adaba, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pest manager, monitors his gear in between spraying insecticide at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2019. Twice a year, pest control specialists from the 386th ECES and 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron combine forces to spray a small section of AASAB that houses a significant amount of insects. Without regular maintenance, specialists say the base would experience a noticeable increase in insect populations across the installation, including disease-carrying mosquitos. Pest control spray before sunrise to increase the kill ratio before the insects dig underground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)