©Robb Scharetg - Naval Air Station Oceana Master Jet Base Firecrew
Oceana NAS Fire Crew w/their Osh Kosh Fire Trucks, on the edge of a runway. These fireman train, and train, and train, in order to be able to fight & suppress fire(s) on any and all aircraft using NAS Oceana. The intense heat generated by burning Jet A fuel as well as the variety of rare and unusual metals used in fighter jet construction means that their Nomex fire suits must be able to withstand 2000' temps. They play a critical and necessary role in the safe operation of the base.