Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Andrew Ingram, 4th Inf. Div. PAO
FORT CARSON, Colo. " Sergeant First Class Justin Payne, horizontal construction engineer, 576th Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, uses a Caterpillar D7F bulldozer to clear a firebreak during efforts to contain the Waldo Canyon Fire at the U.S. Air Force Academy, June 28, 2012. The engineers arrived at the Air Force Academy, June 27, clearing strips of land of all vegetation to stop the wildfire from spreading throughout the academy grounds. During the first 72 hours of the mission, the engineers cleared more than 12 miles of land. Mission accomplished at the academy, engineer units and fire fighters returned to Fort Carson to refit equipment and prepare for any future contingencies. Fort Carson Soldiers and emergency responders stand ready to assist the Front Range community, as a whole.
(U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Andrew Ingram, 4th Inf. Div. PAO)