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Airman 1st Class Hector Montoya describes to fellow 721st Aerial Port Squadron members how to properly inspect and wear harnesses during annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
Airman 1st Class Hector Montoya describes to fellow 721st Aerial Port Squadron members how to properly inspect and wear harnesses during annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Airman 1st Class Hector Montoya describes to fellow 721st Aerial Port Squadron members how to properly inspect and wear harnesses during annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
Airman 1st Class Hector Montoya describes to fellow 721st Aerial Port Squadron members how to properly inspect and wear harnesses during annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Airman 1st Class Hector Montoya, right,  helps Senior Airman Sarah Isbell adjust a harness during the 721st Aerial Port Squadron's annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
Airman 1st Class Hector Montoya, right, helps Senior Airman Sarah Isbell adjust a harness during the 721st Aerial Port Squadron's annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Senior Airmen Christopher Pieczynski, left, and Sarah Isbell assist a simulated fall victim during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Pieczynski and Isbell are both from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron.
Senior Airmen Christopher Pieczynski, left, and Sarah Isbell assist a simulated fall victim during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Pieczynski and Isbell are both from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Senior Airmen Christopher Pieczynski, right, and Sarah Isbell assist a simulated fall victim during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
Senior Airmen Christopher Pieczynski, right, and Sarah Isbell assist a simulated fall victim during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Senior Airman Sarah Isbell hangs in a harness during the 721st Aerial Port Squadron's annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. APS personnel took turns hanging in the harness to feel the effects of a fall.
Senior Airman Sarah Isbell hangs in a harness during the 721st Aerial Port Squadron's annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. APS personnel took turns hanging in the harness to feel the effects of a fall. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Staff Sgt. Ulysses Arango, right, describes the different types of harnesses as Capt. Teresa Crampton tightens her straps during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Arango is from the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Crampton is from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron.
Staff Sgt. Ulysses Arango, right, describes the different types of harnesses as Capt. Teresa Crampton tightens her straps during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Arango is from the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and Crampton is from the 721st Aerial Port Squadron. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Senior Airman Christopher Pieczynski hangs in a harness during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
Senior Airman Christopher Pieczynski hangs in a harness during fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — The 721st Aerial Port Squadron held its annual fall protection training at Ramstein Air Base on Wednesday.

Squadron personnel were given a briefing on safety regulations, precautions when working at heights above 4 feet, and how to properly inspect and secure harnesses.

APS members concluded the training by assisting a simulated fall victim during an exercise scenario and hanging in a harness to feel the effects of a fall.

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