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A convoy of U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group and mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicles patrol a road Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG simulated a deployed environment at the military operations in an urban terrain village showcasing a variety of capabilities to include detecting improvised explosive devices and securing hostile areas during Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist's, 9th Air Force commander, first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

A convoy of U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group and mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicles patrol a road Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG simulated a deployed environment at the military operations in an urban terrain village showcasing a variety of capabilities to include detecting improvised explosive devices and securing hostile areas during Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist's, 9th Air Force commander, first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

A U.S. Air Force Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group launches an RQ-11 Raven into flight, Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The RQ-11 is a remote-controlled aerial vehicle that provides real-time situational awareness while flying at speeds of 30 to 60 mph. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

A U.S. Air Force Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group launches an RQ-11 Raven into flight, Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The RQ-11 is a remote-controlled aerial vehicle that provides real-time situational awareness while flying at speeds of 30 to 60 mph. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief, fires an M9 pistol into a target, Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Batten and Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, were teamed with Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group to compete for the best firing range score. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief, fires an M9 pistol into a target, Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Batten and Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, were teamed with Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group to compete for the best firing range score. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Coulter, 824th Base Defense Squadron military working dog handler, and MWD Ttyrant, simulate securing the area Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Ttyrant is trained and certified on patrol and bomb detection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Coulter, 824th Base Defense Squadron military working dog handler, and MWD Ttyrant, simulate securing the area Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Ttyrant is trained and certified on patrol and bomb detection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist, left, 9th Air Force commander, and Staff Sgt. Leanne Combs, 824th Base Defense Squadron fire team leader, discuss mission capabilities Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group is composed of three security forces squadrons who maintain combat and specialty training standards and are ready to deploy at all times. This was Zobrist’s first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist, left, 9th Air Force commander, and Staff Sgt. Leanne Combs, 824th Base Defense Squadron fire team leader, discuss mission capabilities Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th Base Defense Group is composed of three security forces squadrons who maintain combat and specialty training standards and are ready to deploy at all times. This was Zobrist’s first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, fires an M9 pistol, Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. As the 9th Air Force commander, Zobrist is responsible for ensuring combat support capabilities from eight wings and three direct reporting units, consisting of more than 400 aircraft and 29,000 active-duty Airmen and civilians. This was Zobrist’s first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist, 9th Air Force commander, fires an M9 pistol, Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. As the 9th Air Force commander, Zobrist is responsible for ensuring combat support capabilities from eight wings and three direct reporting units, consisting of more than 400 aircraft and 29,000 active-duty Airmen and civilians. This was Zobrist’s first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --

The 820th Base Defense Group showcased their abilities to leadership from the 9th Air Force.

Airmen used vehicles, weapons, simulated detecting improvised explosive devices and secured hostile areas.

This was Maj. Gen. Scott Zobrist's, 9th Air Force commander, first official visit to the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing since taking command in May 2016. He was accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Frank H. Batten III, 9th Air Force command chief.