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176th CES reinforces 8th CES; strengthens Kunsan’s foundation

Members from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, create a concrete pad for the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment to gain experience performing tasks they normally wouldn’t have an opportunity to back at their home station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Members from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, create a concrete pad for the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment to gain experience performing tasks they normally wouldn’t have an opportunity to back at their home station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Members from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, create a concrete pad for the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment to assist the 8th CES in fulfilling work orders around the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Members from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, create a concrete pad for the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment to assist the 8th CES in fulfilling work orders around the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Senior non-commissioned officers from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, pose for a photo at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment and during their time in Korea raised money and donated toys to a local orphanage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Senior non-commissioned officers from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, pose for a photo at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment and during their time in Korea raised money and donated toys to a local orphanage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Members from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, perform maintenance on aircraft arresting system components at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment to gain experience performing tasks they normally wouldn’t have an opportunity to back at home station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Members from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, perform maintenance on aircraft arresting system components at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. The 176th CES sent members on a training deployment to gain experience performing tasks they normally wouldn’t have an opportunity to back at home station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tyler Larimer (second from right), a firefighter from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, poses for a photo with 8th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. Larimer immersed himself with the 8th CES fire department and responded to several calls, gaining experience on flight line and aircraft fire operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tyler Larimer (second from right), a firefighter from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, poses for a photo with 8th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. Larimer immersed himself with the 8th CES fire department and responded to several calls, gaining experience on flight line and aircraft fire operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Airmen from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron brief senior non-commissioned officers from the 176th CES on the status of a plumbing issue at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. 176th CES members worked side-by-side with 8th CES personnel to resolve issues and make improvements across the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Airmen from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron brief senior non-commissioned officers from the 176th CES on the status of a plumbing issue at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2019. 176th CES members worked side-by-side with 8th CES personnel to resolve issues and make improvements across the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

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Members from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, sent personnel on a training deployment to assist the 8th CES in fulfilling work orders around Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, and gain experience performing tasks they normally wouldn’t have an opportunity to back at their home station.