Costa Rican firefighter Antonio Perez (left) and Panamanian firefighter Katheryn Bravo complete an obstacle climb, one of the many challenges faced during CENTAM SMOKE (Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experience), a biannual exercise hosted at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, April 19, 2016. During the week-long event, participants combine classroom lessons with scenarios in the field, using structural, automobile and aircraft fires, first response medical procedures, patient loading for medical evacuations, familiarization with personal protective gear, and using the “Jaws of Life” extraction tool. (U.S. Army photo by Martin Chahin/Released)


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