Infestation elimination

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William Bishop, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Pest Management technician, observes a cricket on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2018. Pest Management is careful to support Germany’s ecology by not killing pests that are members of endangered species, such as hornets, which they relocate to a safe habitat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

 

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen William Bishop and Arielle Howze, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Pest Management technicians, demonstrate how to eliminate a moss oak processionary caterpillar infestation on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2018. Pest Management keeps Ramstein safe by controlling dangerous pests, which can cause anaphylactic shock if touched. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

 

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Arielle Howze, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Pest Management technician, inspects a storage area for mice on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2018. Ramstein has the largest Pest Management shop in U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, with a staff of two civilians and seven Airmen servicing more than 55,000 people in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)

 

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sarah Kopyscinski, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron Pest Management apprentice, performs a preventive management inspection in a kitchen on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2018. Pest Management inspects approximately 60 food handling facilities, and completes monthly, base-wide, random inspections to ensure roaches, mice, and rats aren’t lingering in the Ramstein facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker)