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45th SW commander takes opportunity to shadow environmental stewards

Angy Chambers, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron wildlife biologist, Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, and Michael Blaylock, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental conservation chief, discuss Florida scrub-jay habitat March 17, 2017, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and how prescribed fire is an important tool in maintaining the habitat. The 45th environmental conservation office is responsible for the protection and integration of natural resources at the Cape and for the 45th Space Wing’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

Angy Chambers, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron wildlife biologist, Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, and Michael Blaylock, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental conservation chief, discuss Florida scrub-jay habitat March 17, 2017, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and how prescribed fire is an important tool in maintaining the habitat. The 45th environmental conservation office is responsible for the protection and integration of natural resources at the Cape and for the 45th Space Wing’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, and Angy Chambers, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron wildlife biologist, visit sea turtle nesting areas March 17, 2017, on the beaches of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., which gets between 2,000-3,000 sea turtle nests each year. The 45th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental conservation office is responsible for the unique balance of environmental conservation and the mission.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, and Angy Chambers, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron wildlife biologist, visit sea turtle nesting areas March 17, 2017, on the beaches of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., which gets between 2,000-3,000 sea turtle nests each year. The 45th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental conservation office is responsible for the unique balance of environmental conservation and the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, rides an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), during an environmental conservation immersion March 17, 2017, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Prior to operating the ATV, members of the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a training session to ensure safety requirements and Personal Protective Equipment were followed.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing commander, rides an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), during an environmental conservation immersion March 17, 2017, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Prior to operating the ATV, members of the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a training session to ensure safety requirements and Personal Protective Equipment were followed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

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