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Staff Sgt. Shane Sexton, 185th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, lies in a gurney as he plays the role of a casualty during a Silver Flag exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. Airmen from various Air National Guard units gathered on Ramstein to participate in Silver Flag, which is a contingency readiness exercise held at several Air Force bases around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Staff Sgt. Shane Sexton, 185th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, lies in a gurney as he plays the role of a casualty during a Silver Flag exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. Airmen from various Air National Guard units gathered on Ramstein to participate in Silver Flag, which is a contingency readiness exercise held at several Air Force bases around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Airmen from various Air National Guard units participate in an exercise hosted by the 435th Construction and Training Squadron on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. The 435th CTS conducts Silver Flag training multiple times a year, which aims to enhance the Air Force’s contingency response readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Airmen from various Air National Guard units participate in an exercise hosted by the 435th Construction and Training Squadron on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. The 435th CTS conducts Silver Flag training multiple times a year, which aims to enhance the Air Force’s contingency response readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

A mock landmine lies on the ground during Silver Flag on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. The exercise aimed to enhance the Air Force’s contingency response readiness and includes a variety of scenarios for Airmen of various Air Force specialty codes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

A mock landmine lies on the ground during Silver Flag on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. The exercise aimed to enhance the Air Force’s contingency response readiness and includes a variety of scenarios for Airmen of various Air Force specialty codes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Tech. Sgt. Andrew Frank, 145th Airlift Wing fire department station captain, challenges an opposing force member during a search and rescue exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. The 435th Construction and Training Squadron hosts Silver Flag multiple times a year, which involves various Air National Guard Units from the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Tech. Sgt. Andrew Frank, 145th Airlift Wing fire department station captain, challenges an opposing force member during a search and rescue exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. The 435th Construction and Training Squadron hosts Silver Flag multiple times a year, which involves various Air National Guard Units from the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Airmen from various Air National Guard units conduct a casualty retrieval operation during an exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. Silver Flag is a contingency readiness exercise which aims to enhance the Air Force’s contingency response readiness, and includes both classroom instruction and on-the-field application. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Airmen from various Air National Guard units conduct a casualty retrieval operation during an exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. Silver Flag is a contingency readiness exercise which aims to enhance the Air Force’s contingency response readiness, and includes both classroom instruction and on-the-field application. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Civil engineer Airmen from various Air National Guard units recover a mock casualty during a Silver Flag exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. Silver Flag is a contingency readiness exercise which involves various scenarios to prepare Airmen for being in deployed environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Civil engineer Airmen from various Air National Guard units recover a mock casualty during a Silver Flag exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. Silver Flag is a contingency readiness exercise which involves various scenarios to prepare Airmen for being in deployed environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Staff Sgt. Shane Sexton, 185th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, lies in a gurney as he plays the role of a casualty during a Silver Flag exercise on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 10, 2017. Airmen from various Air National Guard units gathered on Ramstein to participate in Silver Flag, which is a contingency readiness exercise held at several Air Force bases around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)