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Members of the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron respond to a no-notice fuel spill exercise Oct. 26, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th CES conducts no-notice exercises to ensure readiness and operability in the event of real emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

18th Wing

Members from the Kadena Fire Department conduct a no-notice fuel spill exercise Oct. 26, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th Civil Engineer Squadron consists of facility maintenance, fire protection, emergency management, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Conventional Weapons, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal units, to support the needs of Kadena’s emergency response teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

18th Wing

Members from 18th Civil Engineer Squadron discuss a readiness checklist during a no-notice fuel spill exercise Oct. 26, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th CES conducts no-notice exercises to ensure readiness and operability in the event of real emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

18th Wing

Sone Masanao, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron fire crew chief, monitors the response of Kadena Fire Department members during a no-notice fuel spill exercise Oct. 26, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th Civil Engineer Squadron consists of facility maintenance, fire protection, emergency management, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Conventional Weapons, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal units, to support the needs of Kadena’s emergency response teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

18th Wing

Equipment from the Kadena Fire Department awaits use during a no-notice fuel spill exercise Oct. 26, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Emergency preparedness is a key mission for 18th CES, therefore no-notice exercises, such as this one, are crucial to mission success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Members of the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron respond to a no-notice fuel spill exercise Oct. 26, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th CES conducts no-notice exercises to ensure readiness and operability in the event of real emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)