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Airmen from various sections of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron operate heavy machinery to repair a replicated airfield during a rapid airfield damage recovery (RADR) exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 31, 2021. During RADR training, every Airman within the squadron is trained on multiple pieces of heavy machinery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine Legate)

Airmen from various sections of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron are repairing damage done to a replicated airfield during a rapid airfield damage recovery (RADR) exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 31, 2021. The RADR process is similar to an assembly line process which allows for smoother and more efficient repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine Legate)

Airmen from various sections of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron prepare a damaged area on a replicated airfield for concrete during a rapid airfield damage recovery (RADR) exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 31, 2021. RADR is a concept that allows CE personnel to develop a minimum airfield operating surface on a post attack damaged runway and repair it in order to continue the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine Legate)

Airmen assigned to 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight sweep for ordnances on a replicated airfield during a simulated rapid airfield damage recovery (RADR) exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 31, 2021. The purpose of this training is to expose CE personnel to the RADR concept and process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine Legate)

A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron operates a telehandler to lift bags filled with concrete during a rapid airfield damage recovery (RADR) exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 31, 2021. When an airfield is damaged, these Airmen are able to get the airfield functional again by conducting field assessments, gathering their necessary equipment and venturing out to repair the damage caused to ensure mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine Legate)

ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait --

386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron are participating in a rapid airfield damage recovery (RADR) exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 31, 2021. When an airfield is damaged post attack, these Airmen are able to get the airfield functional again by conducting field assessments, gathering the necessary equipment and venturing out to repair the damage caused. RADR is similar to an assembly line process which allows for smoother and more efficient repairs.