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Exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 Day 2

Airmen pose for a photo.

U.S. Air Force Airman Kevin Damond, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and construction equipment apprentice, left, Senior Airmen Samarian Miller, and Jamiaya Hartnest, 786th CES pest management journeymen, pose for a photo during Operation Varsity at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 20, 2020. This is the first Operation Varsity where Rapid Airfield Damage Repair, a team that repairs the airfield in the event of damages, was performed. The exercise, held from Oct. 13-23, tested the sustainability and readiness of base personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

An Airman clears a destroyed segment of a mock runway.

An 86th Civil Engineer Group heavy equipment operator clears a destroyed segment of a mock runway as part of the Rapid Airfield Damage Repair team during exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 20, 2020. RADR teams allow 786th Airmen to train on RADR processes and vehicle familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

Airmen mix cement.

Members of the 786th Civil Engineer Squadron mix cement during exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 20, 2020. The 786th CES Airmen formed a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair team to simulate airfield repair in the event the airfield was damaged by airstrikes. The exercise, held from Oct. 13-23, tested the sustainability and readiness of base personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

An Airman clears a destroyed segment of a mock runway.

An 86th Civil Engineer Group heavy equipment operator clears a destroyed segment of a mock runway as part of the Rapid Airfield Damage Recovery team for exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 20, 2020. The 786th trains units on the RADR process and vehicle familiarization. The exercise, held from Oct. 13-23, tested the sustainability and readiness of base personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo

An Airman cuts the bottom of a cement bag.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Samarian Miller, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management journeyman, cuts the bottom of a cement bag during exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 20, 2020. Airfield maintenance is an essential part of maintaining base readiness in the event of attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

An Airman directs a forklift to a billeting kit.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin Hubert, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron transportation function apprentice, directs a forklift to a billeting kit during exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 20, 2020. Billeting kits support Airmen stationed in remote areas with shelter and other living supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

Supplies sit in a billeting packet.

Supplies sit in a billeting packet during exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 20, 2020. Billeting kits are stocked with fire extinguishers, cots, tents and other equipment needed to support Airmen deployed in remote areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

An Airman directs another Airman to a delivery truck.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tyler Cobb, 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron cargo deployment function section chief, directs Airman 1st Class Benjamin Hubert, 86th logistics readiness squadron transportation function apprentice, to a delivery truck during exercise Operation Varsity 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Oct. 20, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany --

Exercise Operation Varsity 20-04, held from Oct. 13-23, used various scenarios to test the sustainability and readiness of base personnel.