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Navy civilian firefighters train for Firefighter Combat Challenge

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handler) 1st Class, Walter Hernandez runs with a charged hose 100 feet, in preparation for an upcoming firefighting combat competition. The San Diego Metro Fire Combat Team is made up of firefighters from the Federal Fire and Emergency Service Firefighters Department in San Diego.

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This work, Navy civilian firefighters train for Firefighter Combat Challenge [Image 4 of 4], by PO1 Timothy Ortega, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.10.2012

Date Posted:03.11.2012 17:21

Photo ID:539642



Size:1.49 MB

Location:SAN DIEGO, CA, USGlobe

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