U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Karl Schnoes, 506th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron, fire department, straps on his oxygen mask as he prepares to battle a fire near the dining facility at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq, on Sept. 14, 2004, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Adrian Cadiz) (RELEASED)