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Members of the 375th Civil Engineer squadron spent the morning of Jan. 12, 2019, clearing roads at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, after heavy snowfall. Each shift required about 20 people to aid in the process of clearing the roads to ensure motorists are safe.

Members of the 375th Civil Engineer squadron spent the morning of Jan. 12, 2019, clearing roads at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, after heavy snowfall. Each shift required about 20 people to aid in the process of clearing the roads to ensure motorists are safe.

Snow covers the 375th Air Mobility Wing headquarters building on Jan. 12, 2019, after a heavy snowfall at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, During the snowfall, approximately nine inches of snow covered the base.

Snow covers the 375th Air Mobility Wing headquarters building on Jan. 12, 2019, after a heavy snowfall at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, During the snowfall, approximately nine inches of snow covered the base.

Senior Airman Caleb Lyons, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintenance, speaks with Staff Sgt. Justin Henke, 375th CES electrical systems journeyman about clearing the roads  Jan. 12, 2019, after heavy snowfall hit Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The initial road clearing process takes about three hours but must be continued for as long as the snow is falling to ensure people stay safe.

Senior Airman Caleb Lyons, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintenance, speaks with Staff Sgt. Justin Henke, 375th CES electrical systems journeyman about clearing the roads Jan. 12, 2019, after heavy snowfall hit Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The initial road clearing process takes about three hours but must be continued for as long as the snow is falling to ensure people stay safe.

Members of the Ability One Program ground maintenance, clear the sidewalk in front of Air Mobility Command Headquarters, Jan. 12, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Members of the Ability One Program assisted with snow and ice removal alongside members of the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron.

Members of the Ability One Program ground maintenance, clear the sidewalk in front of Air Mobility Command Headquarters, Jan. 12, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Members of the Ability One Program assisted with snow and ice removal alongside members of the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron.

Senior Airman Jay Coil, 375th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, checks an ID card at the Belleville gate Jan. 12, 2019 at Scott Air Force, Ill. Members of the 375th SFS are mission essential personnel and still must ensure the safety and security of the base even during a snow storm.

Senior Airman Jay Coil, 375th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, checks an ID card at the Belleville gate Jan. 12, 2019 at Scott Air Force, Ill. Members of the 375th SFS are mission essential personnel and still must ensure the safety and security of the base even during a snow storm.

Tech. Sgt. Daniel Brown, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron locksmith NCO in charge, shovels snow away from the tires of a plow truck to give the truck enough traction to continue clearing roads Jan. 12, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The initial road clearing process takes about three hours but must be continued for as long as the snow is falling to ensure motorists stay safe.

Tech. Sgt. Daniel Brown, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron locksmith NCO in charge, shovels snow away from the tires of a plow truck to give the truck enough traction to continue clearing roads Jan. 12, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The initial road clearing process takes about three hours but must be continued for as long as the snow is falling to ensure motorists stay safe.

Senior Airman Caleb Lyons, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintenance journeyman, uses a tractor and broom to clear snow off the streets Jan. 12, 2019, after heavy snowfall hit Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Each shift requires about 20 people to aid in the process of clearing the roads.

Senior Airman Caleb Lyons, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintenance journeyman, uses a tractor and broom to clear snow off the streets Jan. 12, 2019, after heavy snowfall hit Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Each shift requires about 20 people to aid in the process of clearing the roads.

Senior Airman Zachary Reinert, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems journeyman, operates a salt truck Jan. 12, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Salt was spread over the roads after the snowstorm to help melt ice and keep new ice from forming.

Senior Airman Zachary Reinert, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems journeyman, operates a salt truck Jan. 12, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Salt was spread over the roads after the snowstorm to help melt ice and keep new ice from forming.

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Members of the 375th Civil Engineer squadron spent the morning of Jan. 12, 2019, clearing roads at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, after heavy snowfall. Each shift required about 20 people to aid in the process of clearing the roads to ensure motorists are safe.

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