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820th BDG trains against explosive devices

Members of the 820th Base Defense Group practice sweep formations during counter-improvised explosive device training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG defenders on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Members of the 820th Base Defense Group practice sweep formations during counter-improvised explosive device training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG defenders on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

An explosive ordnance disposal technician from the 820th Combat Operations Squadron reviews nine-line notes taken during counter-improvised explosive device training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

An explosive ordnance disposal technician from the 820th Combat Operations Squadron reviews nine-line notes taken during counter-improvised explosive device training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Airman 1st Class Kevin Smith, 824th Defense Squadron fireteam member, records a nine-line report to pass along information of a simulated improvised explosive device during training Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Airman 1st Class Kevin Smith, 824th Defense Squadron fireteam member, records a nine-line report to pass along information of a simulated improvised explosive device during training Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

A simulated improvised explosive is hidden on the side of a trail during training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

A simulated improvised explosive is hidden on the side of a trail during training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Airman 1st Class Anthony Montalvo, 824th Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, traverses through the woods while scanning for signs of an improvised explosive device (IED) during training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Airman 1st Class Anthony Montalvo, 824th Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, traverses through the woods while scanning for signs of an improvised explosive device (IED) during training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Matthew Brogan, 820th Combat Operations Squadron junior counter-improvised explosive device (IED) integrator, briefs 820th Base Defense Group members before training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Matthew Brogan, 820th Combat Operations Squadron junior counter-improvised explosive device (IED) integrator, briefs 820th Base Defense Group members before training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and counter measures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Members of the 820th Base Defense Group sync radio channels before starting counter-improvised explosive device (IED) training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and countermeasures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Members of the 820th Base Defense Group sync radio channels before starting counter-improvised explosive device (IED) training, Jan. 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG defenders trained on how to detect IEDs and countermeasures to take when one is found. IEDs have become one of the most common forms of attack in the Middle East since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

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