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824th BDS conducts grenade training

A photo of an Airman clearing a grenade of shrapnel.

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Arthur Yencho, 824th Base Defense Squadron flight commander, clears M-69 training hand grenades of shrapnel at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. Every Airman was instructed on how to properly hold, activate and throw training grenades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of an Airman instructing other Airmen on how to throw a grenade.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Harold Perez-Rodriguez, 824th Base Defense Squadron Noncommissioned Officer in charge of training, instructs 824th BDS Airmen on how to properly throw a hand grenade at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. The Airmen were required to pass this course in order to train on live grenades at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of an Airman collecting used grenades.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jordan Panknin, 824th Base Defense Squadron Noncommissioned officer in charge of training and exercises, collects used training grenades at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. The grenade training is a competency qualification course to ensure Airmen know how to accurately throw and handle grenades before handling live explosives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of an Airman throwing a grenade.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Namya Collier, 824th Base Defense Squadron fire team member, throws a grenade during a competency qualification course at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. The M69 training grenade provides Airmen realistic experience without the hazards of a live grenade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of an Airman throwing a grenade.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Albertisha Curry, right, 824th Base Defense Squadron fire team member, throws a grenade during a competency qualification course at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Airmen had to qualify throwing grenades in a standing and kneeling position. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of an Airman ducking for cover.

U.S. Air Force Airman John Meyer, 824th Base Defense Squadron fire team member, ducks for cover at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. During the course, Airmen were provided six training grenades each and were expected to hit a target centered on the range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of an Airman demonstrating how to throw a grenade.

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Arthur Yencho, 824th Base Defense Squadron flight commander, demonstrates grenade throwing in a prone position at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. The grenade training is a competency qualification course to ensure Airmen know how to accurately throw and handle grenades before handling live explosives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of Airmen conducting a foreign object debris walk.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Harold Perez-Rodriguez, center, 824th Base Defense Squadron Noncommissioned Officer in charge of training, takes accountability for all used grenades after a competency qualification course at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. All 824th BDS personnel are ready to deploy at all times and maintain combat and specialty training standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

A photo of Airmen conducting a foreign object debris walk.

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 824th Base Defense Squadron conduct a foreign object debris walk after grenade throwing training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 20, 2021. The squadron maintains a high operational tempo to support cyclic rotations of deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Megan Estrada)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --