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5 CES hosts expeditionary training day

Airman Spencer Heilman, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron structural apprentice, is dragged by an Airman during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. During this final task of the day-long event, Airmen practiced Self-Aid and Buddy Care techniques during a relay. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Airman Spencer Heilman, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron structural apprentice, is dragged by an Airman during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. During this final task of the day-long event, Airmen practiced Self-Aid and Buddy Care techniques during a relay. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

An Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron low-crawls through a sand pit during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The day-long training event covered an array of combat operations tasks, to help prepare 5th CES Airmen for future deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

An Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron low-crawls through a sand pit during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The day-long training event covered an array of combat operations tasks, to help prepare 5th CES Airmen for future deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron learn about convoy operations during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 Airmen from the 5th CES participated in the training, to prepare them for future combat deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron learn about convoy operations during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 Airmen from the 5th CES participated in the training, to prepare them for future combat deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron perform a “buddy carry” during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. During the final portion of the day-long training, Airmen completed a relay involving Self-Aid and Buddy Care techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron perform a “buddy carry” during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. During the final portion of the day-long training, Airmen completed a relay involving Self-Aid and Buddy Care techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Airman 1st Class Bailey Rowley, 5th Civil Engineer firefighter, recovers after a tactical maneuver during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. Throughout the day, CE Airmen participated in mock deployment operations to include a ruck march, site set-up, search-and-rescue tactics, rappelling and convoy operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Airman 1st Class Bailey Rowley, 5th Civil Engineer firefighter, recovers after a tactical maneuver during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. Throughout the day, CE Airmen participated in mock deployment operations to include a ruck march, site set-up, search-and-rescue tactics, rappelling and convoy operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Apryl Hall)

Members of the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in helicopter hoists at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CES Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment-type tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Members of the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in helicopter hoists at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CES Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment-type tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

An Airman with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron is hoisted by a UH-1N Iroquois at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The unit held an Expeditionary Training Day to help prepare Airmen for future combat deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

An Airman with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron is hoisted by a UH-1N Iroquois at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The unit held an Expeditionary Training Day to help prepare Airmen for future combat deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Members of the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron are briefed on hoist safety procedures at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CES Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment-type tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Members of the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron are briefed on hoist safety procedures at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CES Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment-type tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Tech. Sgt. Clifton Cleveland, 5th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist, briefs 5th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The CES Airmen learned how to set up tents in six minutes during their Expeditionary Training Day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Tech. Sgt. Clifton Cleveland, 5th Operations Support Squadron survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist, briefs 5th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The CES Airmen learned how to set up tents in six minutes during their Expeditionary Training Day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in a 10K ruck march at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES hosted an Expeditionary Training Day for Airmen to help develop and maintain skill sets required for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in a 10K ruck march at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES hosted an Expeditionary Training Day for Airmen to help develop and maintain skill sets required for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in a 10K ruck march at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The ruck march marked the beginning of Expeditionary Training Day, an event created to help prepare Airmen for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in a 10K ruck march at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The ruck march marked the beginning of Expeditionary Training Day, an event created to help prepare Airmen for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron pass tent pillars at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. Approximately 60 Airmen participated in Expeditionary Training Day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron pass tent pillars at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. Approximately 60 Airmen participated in Expeditionary Training Day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Senior Airman John Jones, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron structural apprentice, hammers a stake into the ground at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES built two tents during Expeditionary Training Day to help Airmen prepare for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Senior Airman John Jones, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron structural apprentice, hammers a stake into the ground at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES built two tents during Expeditionary Training Day to help Airmen prepare for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron build a tent at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES built two tents during Expeditionary Training Day, an event that prepares Airmen for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron build a tent at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES built two tents during Expeditionary Training Day, an event that prepares Airmen for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron build two tents at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES hosted an Expeditionary Training Day for Airmen to help develop and maintain skill sets required for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)
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Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron build two tents at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The 5th CES hosted an Expeditionary Training Day for Airmen to help develop and maintain skill sets required for potential deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)

An Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron rappels down a building during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CE Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment readiness tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
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An Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron rappels down a building during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CE Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment readiness tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)

Tech. Sgt. Sean Cantrell, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant chief of operations, secures an Airman’s harness during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CE Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment readiness tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
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Tech. Sgt. Sean Cantrell, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant chief of operations, secures an Airman’s harness during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CE Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of an array of deployment readiness tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)

Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron walk down a dirt road looking for simulated improvised explosive devices during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The day consisted of a “bag drag” and 6-mile ruck march, followed by tent set-up, rappelling, helicopter hoists, search-and-rescue training, convoy operations and Self-Aid and Buddy Care. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
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Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron walk down a dirt road looking for simulated improvised explosive devices during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The day consisted of a “bag drag” and 6-mile ruck march, followed by tent set-up, rappelling, helicopter hoists, search-and-rescue training, convoy operations and Self-Aid and Buddy Care. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)

Smoke and dirt fly through the air after a controlled blast during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The training included searching for and identifying simulated explosive ordinance to help prepare 5th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen for future deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)
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Smoke and dirt fly through the air after a controlled blast during an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. The training included searching for and identifying simulated explosive ordinance to help prepare 5th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen for future deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong)

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Airmen from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in an Expeditionary Training Day at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 1, 2017. More than 60 CE Airmen participated in the training, which consisted of four flights completing an array of deployment-type tasks. The day began with a “bag drag” and 6-mile ruck march, followed by tent set-up, rappelling, helicopter hoists, search-and-rescue training, convoy operations and Self-Aid and Buddy Care. The unit held the event to better prepare their Airmen for combat deployments. (U.S. Air Force photos/Senior Airman Apryl Hall/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry/Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers)