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Pest management important part of keeping Kunsan safe

Staff Sgt. Semorian Ford, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management picks up a stray cat to be taken to a local animal shelter Feb. 23, 2012 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Members of the 8th CES pest management section work with a local animal shelter to take in stray animals captured on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Staff Sgt. Semorian Ford, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management picks up a stray cat to be taken to a local animal shelter Feb. 23, 2012 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Members of the 8th CES pest management section work with a local animal shelter to take in stray animals captured on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management section set live traps on base Feb. 23, 2012, to catch stray animals at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.  Pest management helps prevent the possible spread of vector-borne diseases on base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Airmen from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management section set live traps on base Feb. 23, 2012, to catch stray animals at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Pest management helps prevent the possible spread of vector-borne diseases on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Staff Sgt. Semorian Ford, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management NCO in charge, tests a live trap Feb. 23, 2012, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Live traps are used to ensure the humane capture of stray animals on base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Staff Sgt. Semorian Ford, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management NCO in charge, tests a live trap Feb. 23, 2012, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Live traps are used to ensure the humane capture of stray animals on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

A stray cat is captured by 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management Feb. 23, 2012, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Members of the 8th CES pest management section have eight live traps scattered around base, which are checked twice a day.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

A stray cat is captured by 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management Feb. 23, 2012, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Members of the 8th CES pest management section have eight live traps scattered around base, which are checked twice a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Staff Sgt. Semorian Ford, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management NCO in charge and Kuk Nam Song, 8th CES pest management journeyman, take a stray cat into a local animal shelter in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Feb. 23, 2012. Members of the section have eight live traps scattered around base and they check the traps twice a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Staff Sgt. Semorian Ford, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management NCO in charge and Kuk Nam Song, 8th CES pest management journeyman, take a stray cat into a local animal shelter in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Feb. 23, 2012. Members of the section have eight live traps scattered around base and they check the traps twice a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

A stray cat is captured by a trap set by 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management Feb. 23, 2012 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea and the cat is taken to an animal shelter in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea. Members of the 8th CES pest management section have eight live traps scattered around base, which are checked twice a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

A stray cat is captured by a trap set by 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management Feb. 23, 2012 at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea and the cat is taken to an animal shelter in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea. Members of the 8th CES pest management section have eight live traps scattered around base, which are checked twice a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Animal shelter caretakers put the stray cat in a cage after it is captured by members from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management section in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Feb. 23, 2012. Members of the section have eight live traps scattered around base and they check the traps twice a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)

Animal shelter caretakers put the stray cat in a cage after it is captured by members from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management section in Gunsan City, Republic of Korea, Feb. 23, 2012. Members of the section have eight live traps scattered around base and they check the traps twice a day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Y. Auld/Released)