Reserve in focus.
Students render aid to a simulated smoke inhalation victim during the field training portion of the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. TCCC is an international course that provides education for first-responders and offers realistic combat experiences in a tactical environment to prepare for upcoming deployments. (Staff Sgt. Josh Nason)
A firefighter removes his helmet after the completion of an exercise at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia. Smoke machines and flashing red and yellow lights were used inside a structure to simulate a fire. The team was responsible for retrieving a training dummy from a window on the second floor. (Senior Airman Andrew Park)
Tech. Sgt. David Mcalhany, 67th Aerial Port Squadron, gives his all as he digs in his feet during the tug of war competition at the Defender's Cup challenge at Hili Air Force Base, Utah, in October. (Tech. Sgt. Michael McCool)
Staff Sgt. Mike Fisher, a crew chief for the 910th Maintenance Squadron, grabs a tool while working in the area behind one of the engines of a C-130H Hercules aircraft during an isochronal inspection at Youngstown-Warren Air Reserve Station, Ohio. (Tech. Sgt. Jim Brock)
A KC-10 Extender sits on the runway at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, before a flight to John. F. Kennedy International Airport. The 514th Air Mobility Wing celebrated the Air Force's 68th birthday two days early, displaying its air refueling capabilities for members of the media in New York City Sept. 16. (Master Sgt. Donna Jeffries)