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9th CES stay busy to mitigate potential flooding

Staff Sgt. Daniel Eaton, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, loads an all-terrain vehicle with cut down trees, Jan. 8 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Eaton, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, loads an all-terrain vehicle with cut down trees, Jan. 8 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Airman 1st Class Jonathan Evett, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, cuts down young trees growing on a ditch, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base California. Recce Town’s pavement and construction Airmen are responsible for maintaining approximately 23,000 acres of land on Beale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis. A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Airman 1st Class Jonathan Evett, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, cuts down young trees growing on a ditch, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base California. Recce Town’s pavement and construction Airmen are responsible for maintaining approximately 23,000 acres of land on Beale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis. A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Senior Airman Diante Townsend, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, loads an all-terrain vehicle with young trees that were cut down, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Senior Airman Diante Townsend, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, loads an all-terrain vehicle with young trees that were cut down, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Nick Sobola, left, and Airman 1st Class Jonathan Evett, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialists, cut down young trees growing in a ditch, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Nick Sobola, left, and Airman 1st Class Jonathan Evett, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialists, cut down young trees growing in a ditch, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Eaton, left, and Senior Airman Diante Townsend, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialists, loads a dump truck with young trees that were growing in a ditch, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Eaton, left, and Senior Airman Diante Townsend, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialists, loads a dump truck with young trees that were growing in a ditch, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The trees were cut down as a flood prevention effort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Senior Airman Diante Townsend, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, uses heavy machinery to unload a dump truck, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Pavement and construction equipment specialists are trained to operate and maintain a wide variety of heavy equipment, such as front-end loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks, and backhoes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

Senior Airman Diante Townsend, 9th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction equipment specialist, uses heavy machinery to unload a dump truck, Jan. 8, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Pavement and construction equipment specialists are trained to operate and maintain a wide variety of heavy equipment, such as front-end loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks, and backhoes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis A. Ruiz-Vazquez)

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --