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49th Wing hold first rappel skill training

Staff Sgt. Steven Chaney, 49th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, scales down side of building during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman Defenders and firefighters learned rappel skills to use for rapid building entry and exit in hostile situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Staff Sgt. Steven Chaney, 49th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, scales down side of building during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman Defenders and firefighters learned rappel skills to use for rapid building entry and exit in hostile situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Airman 1st Class Isaiah Tirado, 49th Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, scales down a building during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Defenders and fighter fighters use rappel operations in hostile or dangerous situations requiring a rapid entry or exit from buildings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Airman 1st Class Isaiah Tirado, 49th Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, scales down a building during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Defenders and fighter fighters use rappel operations in hostile or dangerous situations requiring a rapid entry or exit from buildings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Members from the 49th Security Force Squadron and 49th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 20201, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The rappel training provides an additional skill set for 49th Wing first responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Members from the 49th Security Force Squadron and 49th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 20201, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The rappel training provides an additional skill set for 49th Wing first responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Staff Sgt. Steven Chaney, 49th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, adjusts his rope length during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman defenders and firefighters learned about different ropes and knots to use to rappel in hostile or dangerous situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Staff Sgt. Steven Chaney, 49th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, adjusts his rope length during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman defenders and firefighters learned about different ropes and knots to use to rappel in hostile or dangerous situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Members from the 49th Security Force Squadron and 49th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct, 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The training lasted two days, with one full day for learning anchors, knots, purpose, how to maintain the ropes and becoming familiarized with the equipment for rapid entry from buildings during hostile or dangerous situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Members from the 49th Security Force Squadron and 49th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct, 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The training lasted two days, with one full day for learning anchors, knots, purpose, how to maintain the ropes and becoming familiarized with the equipment for rapid entry from buildings during hostile or dangerous situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Senior Airman William Rivera Solis, 49th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, practices breaching through a doorway during rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The rappel skills training was the first of its kind for the 49th Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Senior Airman William Rivera Solis, 49th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, practices breaching through a doorway during rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The rappel skills training was the first of its kind for the 49th Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Members from the 49th Security Forces Squadron and 49th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The training lasted two days, one day for learning about the equipment in the classroom and the second for practical skills application. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Members from the 49th Security Forces Squadron and 49th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The training lasted two days, one day for learning about the equipment in the classroom and the second for practical skills application. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Airman 1st Class Isaiah Tirado, 49th Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, hangs upside down during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman Defenders and firefighters learned rappel skills to use for rapid building entry and exit in hostile situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

Airman 1st Class Isaiah Tirado, 49th Security Forces Squadron installation entry controller, hangs upside down during the 49th Wing’s first rappel skills training, Oct. 5, 2021, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman Defenders and firefighters learned rappel skills to use for rapid building entry and exit in hostile situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica Sanchez-Chen)

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