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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, puts out a simulated aircraft fire during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Leadership received the opportunity to try their hand at fighting both aircraft and structural fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, puts out a simulated aircraft fire during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Leadership received the opportunity to try their hand at fighting both aircraft and structural fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, puts on firefighting gear during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Wing leadership spent the morning with the firefighters learning about their mission and equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, puts on firefighting gear during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Wing leadership spent the morning with the firefighters learning about their mission and equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, scales a ladder truck during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. The fire engine’s ladder reaches to 100 feet tall, just under the 7th story of most buildings on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, scales a ladder truck during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. The fire engine’s ladder reaches to 100 feet tall, just under the 7th story of most buildings on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Franklin Chism, 51st Mission Support Group superintendent, learns how to use Jaws of Life during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Jaws of Life are used to pry open vehicles to free those trapped within. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Franklin Chism, 51st Mission Support Group superintendent, learns how to use Jaws of Life during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Jaws of Life are used to pry open vehicles to free those trapped within. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Franklin Chism, 51st Mission Support Group superintendent, breaks the window of a vehicle during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Not only did leadership get a taste of fighting fires, they also learned other aspects of the firefighters’ job such as search and rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Franklin Chism, 51st Mission Support Group superintendent, breaks the window of a vehicle during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Not only did leadership get a taste of fighting fires, they also learned other aspects of the firefighters’ job such as search and rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

Leadership from the 51st Fighter Wing searches a pitch-black room by touch during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. The room was filled with fog and ropes to make the task more difficult, simulating what firefighters may face in a real-world situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

Leadership from the 51st Fighter Wing searches a pitch-black room by touch during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. The room was filled with fog and ropes to make the task more difficult, simulating what firefighters may face in a real-world situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight, along with 51st Fighter Wing leadership, pose for a group photo after an immersion tour at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Wing leadership ended the day with a greater respect for the difficulties faced by the firefighters in their varied duties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight, along with 51st Fighter Wing leadership, pose for a group photo after an immersion tour at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Wing leadership ended the day with a greater respect for the difficulties faced by the firefighters in their varied duties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Philip Hudson, 51st Fighter Wing command chief, puts out a simulated aircraft fire during an immersion tour with the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 3, 2018. Leadership received the opportunity to try their hand at fighting both aircraft and structural fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker)