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EOD travels to Kingsley Field

A team of 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians inspects a hung flare on an F-15 Eagle Feb. 6, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. The Beale EOD unit handles any explosive hazards Kingsley may have. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

A team of 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians inspects a hung flare on an F-15 Eagle Feb. 6, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. The Beale EOD unit handles any explosive hazards Kingsley may have. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

A team of 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians reviews the plans of an F-15 Eagle Feb. 6, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. Beale EOD regularly sends teams up to Kingsley for training on the F-15.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

A team of 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians reviews the plans of an F-15 Eagle Feb. 6, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. Beale EOD regularly sends teams up to Kingsley for training on the F-15. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Senior Airman Jared Basham and Airman 1st Class Andrew Boyce, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians, remove a magazine with a hung flare from an F-15 Eagle Feb. 6, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. A hung flare occurs when a flare doesn’t properly fire. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Senior Airman Jared Basham and Airman 1st Class Andrew Boyce, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians, remove a magazine with a hung flare from an F-15 Eagle Feb. 6, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. A hung flare occurs when a flare doesn’t properly fire. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Airman 1st Class Andrew Boyce, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, removes a flare from a closed metal container Feb. 7, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. The flare was stored in a secure location overnight for disposal the following morning. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Airman 1st Class Andrew Boyce, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, removes a flare from a closed metal container Feb. 7, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. The flare was stored in a secure location overnight for disposal the following morning. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Staff Sgt. Travis Ditmanson, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, watches his team prepare a flare for disposal Feb. 7, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. The EOD team used C-4 and blasting caps to detonate the flare. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Staff Sgt. Travis Ditmanson, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, watches his team prepare a flare for disposal Feb. 7, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. The EOD team used C-4 and blasting caps to detonate the flare. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Airman 1st Class Andrew Boyce, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, observes a flare being detonated via controlled explosion Feb. 7, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. EOD detonated the flare in an isolated location after all safety precautions were met. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

Airman 1st Class Andrew Boyce, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, observes a flare being detonated via controlled explosion Feb. 7, 2017 at Kingsley Field, Oregon. EOD detonated the flare in an isolated location after all safety precautions were met. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Tristan D. Viglianco)

KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. --

A team of explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 9th Civil Engineer Squadron traveled to Kingsley Field, Oregon and removed a hung flare from an F-15 Eagle Feb. 6.

A hung flare occurs when a flare doesn’t fire like it is supposed to. When this occurs, the flare is considered armed and presents a safety hazard.

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