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Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, collects fuel samples for testing at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Fuel specialists test petroleum from fuel trucks monthly to ensure aircraft are provided clean gas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, collects fuel samples for testing at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Fuel specialists test petroleum from fuel trucks monthly to ensure aircraft are provided clean gas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, collects fuel samples for testing at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Fuel specialists test petroleum from fuel trucks monthly to ensure aircraft are provided clean gas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, collects fuel samples for testing at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Fuel specialists test petroleum from fuel trucks monthly to ensure aircraft are provided clean gas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours fuel into a flask at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Andrews is conducting the bottle method test, which monitors and minimizes contamination in fuel systems by checking sediment levels in samples. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours fuel into a flask at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Andrews is conducting the bottle method test, which monitors and minimizes contamination in fuel systems by checking sediment levels in samples. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours fuel into a flask at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Andrews is conducting the bottle method test, which monitors and minimizes contamination in fuel systems by checking sediment levels in samples. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours fuel into a flask at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Andrews is conducting the bottle method test, which monitors and minimizes contamination in fuel systems by checking sediment levels in samples. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, stands with fuel testing equipment at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Fuel specialists test petroleum samples from aircraft, vehicles and storage facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, stands with fuel testing equipment at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Fuel specialists test petroleum samples from aircraft, vehicles and storage facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, weighs membrane filters at Hurlburt Field Fla, Oct. 25, 2016. Membrane filters collect sediment during testing as a limited amount of residue is allowed in petroleum when used in vehicles to keep from damaging engines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab for the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, weighs membrane filters at Hurlburt Field Fla, Oct. 25, 2016. Membrane filters collect sediment during testing as a limited amount of residue is allowed in petroleum when used in vehicles to keep from damaging engines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab of the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, checks a membrane filter for sediment at Hurlburt Field Fla, Oct. 25, 2016. Andrew checks the filters for sediment to see what kind and how much residue is found in the fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab of the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, checks a membrane filter for sediment at Hurlburt Field Fla, Oct. 25, 2016. Andrew checks the filters for sediment to see what kind and how much residue is found in the fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab of the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours reclaimed fuel into a small storage tank at Hurlburt Field Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Reclaimable fuel is reused after testing to prevent the waste of fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

Staff Sgt. Timothy Andrews, NCO in charge of the fuels lab of the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours reclaimed fuel into a small storage tank at Hurlburt Field Fla., Oct. 25, 2016. Reclaimable fuel is reused after testing to prevent the waste of fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey)

HURLBURT FIELD. Fla., -- Fuels specialists with the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron test petroleum samples from aircraft, vehicles and storage facilities to ensure military assets are provided clean gas. Tests can be conducted using the bottle method test which monitors and minimizes contamination in fuel systems by checking sediment levels in samples.