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Combat Dive Course Performs Confidence Checks

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Instructors from the U. S. Air Force Combat Dive Course test students on one-man drills at Naval Support Panama City, Florida, Aug. 12, 2019. The diving instructors teach qualified candidates how to become proficient military divers in support of naval, joint and allied operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

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A U. S. Air Force Combat Dive Course instructor signals to a student during an underwater training exercise at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Fla., Aug. 12, 2019. The instructors that teach the Airmen are a mix of both active-duty and civilians with extensive experience in military diving. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

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A U. S. Air Force Combat Dive Course instructor looks across the pool at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida, Aug. 12, 2019. The Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City Beach is the Department of Defense's largest dive school and trains members of all five military branches. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

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Two U. S. Air Force Combat Dive Course trainees wait before they are tested on one-man drills at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida, Aug. 12, 2019. The Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City Beach is location of the Department of Defense's largest dive school and trains all five military branches. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

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A U. S. Air Force Combat Dive Course instructors test trainees on one-man drills at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida, Aug. 12, 2019. Airmen come to Panama City to receive dive training at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

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A U. S. Air Force Combat Dive Course instructor pulls on a trainee’s airway during an underwater test at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida, Aug. 12, 2019. The testing involved seeing if students were able to remain calm and problem solve during emergency situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

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A U. S. Air Force Combat Dive Course instructor pulls an airway as the trainee attempts to remain calm underwater at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida, Aug. 12, 2019. The test is meant to prepare the Airmen for multiple scenarios they could experience while in the field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

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