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Col. Ernesto DiVittorio tours 366th CES

Airmen briefs the Colonel on how exercises are performed on runways.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Macdonald, 366th Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and constructions equipment operator, explains the runway tabletop to Col. Ernesto DiVittorio, 366th Fighter Wing commander at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Sept. 03, 2021. The runway tabletop serves as a model of how the 366th CES Airmen perform a rapid airfield damage repair exercise, enhancing wartime readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Akeem K. Campbell)

An Airman briefs the Colonel on the benefits of having a purify water system.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Travis Rolstad 366th Civil Engineer Squadron readiness superintendent explains the benefits of having a purify water system to Col. Ernesto DiVittorio, 366th Fighter Wing commander at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Sept. 03, 2021. The water system can provide water to up 70 camp personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Akeem K. Campbell)

An Airman shows how effective rapidset concrete is for ground damage recovery to the Colonel.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark Simmons 366th Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and construction equipment supervisor shows Col. Ernesto DiVittorio, 366th Fighter Wing commander, the effectiveness of rapidset concrete at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Sept. 03, 2021. Rapidset concrete helps restore a damaged runaway in an accelerated rate making the runway available for aircraft to take off sooner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Akeem K. Campbell)

An Airman points out the many activities his fellow Airmen engage in to stay prepared.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark Simmons Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) pavements and construction equipment Supervisor guides Col. Ernesto DiVittorio, 366th Fighter Wing commander on his tour of the 366th CES at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Sept. 03, 2021. The purpose of the visit is to display the 366th CES wartime capabilities through simulations, such as. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Akeem K. Campbell)

An Airman detonates two five-pound C4 charges.

U.S. Air Force Col. Ernesto DiVittorio, 366th Fighter Wing commander, detonates two five-pound C4 charges at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Sept. 03, 2021. The detonation serves as a simulation of runway damage initiating a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Akeem K. Campbell)

An Airman shows the colonel how to operate a detonator.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dale Janik, 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, explosive ordnance disposal technician, instructs Col. Ernesto DiVittorio, 366th Fighter Wing commander, on how to operate a detonator at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Sept. 03, 2021. The detonation is part of a tour of the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron where Airmen demonstrate their wartime readiness to DiVittorio. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Akeem K. Campbell)

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- U.S. Air Force Col. Ernesto DiVittorio, 366th Fighter Wing commander at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, goes on a tour of the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Sept. 03, 2021. The goal of the tour, is to demonstrate 366th CES wartime readiness through simulations and exercises such as the Rapid Airfield Damage and Repair.

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