N.C Air National Guard and Charlotte Fire Department Emergency Exercise

Charlotte Air National Guard Base, NC – Using hydraulic-powered tools, emergency responders from North Carolina Air National Guard’s 145th Civil Engineering Squadron work with contemporaries from the Charlotte Fire Department to extricate passengers of a car during a simulation exercise conducted here recently. The exercise replicated an event encountered while the unit was deployed in Iraq, in which a vehicle was discovered upside-down at the bottom of a ravine. The North Carolina Air National Guard responds to in-state emergencies, EMAC designated contingencies and federal instances of homeland defense. The unit currently has members deployed I support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom and continues to support the War on Terror. Photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Kerner

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Richard Kerner
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