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Kadena Firefighters host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Forrest Privette, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, takes a moment to reflect after climbing 110 flights of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Forrest Privette, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, takes a moment to reflect after climbing 110 flights of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Forrest Privette, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, cools down after climbing 110 flights of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Forrest Privette, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, cools down after climbing 110 flights of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Participants of the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb walk up and down a flight of stairs Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Participants climbed a total of 110 flights of stairs to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Participants of the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb walk up and down a flight of stairs Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Participants climbed a total of 110 flights of stairs to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Schafer, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, walks down a flight of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters participating in the event donned approximately 60 pounds of gear and climbed a total of 110 flights of stairs to simulate the climb firefighters made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Schafer, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, walks down a flight of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters participating in the event donned approximately 60 pounds of gear and climbed a total of 110 flights of stairs to simulate the climb firefighters made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Participants of the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb walk up and down a flight of stairs Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was open to all personnel with base access to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and remember the victims of that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Participants of the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb walk up and down a flight of stairs Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was open to all personnel with base access to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and remember the victims of that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Forrest Privette, top, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, and Staff Sgt. Nicholas Schafer, 18th CES lead firefighter, walk up a flight of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters participating in the event donned approximately 60 pounds of gear and climbed a total of 110 flights of stairs to simulate the climb firefighters made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Forrest Privette, top, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, and Staff Sgt. Nicholas Schafer, 18th CES lead firefighter, walk up a flight of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters participating in the event donned approximately 60 pounds of gear and climbed a total of 110 flights of stairs to simulate the climb firefighters made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Tara Opielowski, 18th Security Forces Squadron commander, gives opening remarks during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was open to all personnel with base access to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and remember the victims of that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Tara Opielowski, 18th Security Forces Squadron commander, gives opening remarks during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was open to all personnel with base access to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and remember the victims of that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron stand at ease before the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron stand at ease before the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron stand at ease before the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron stand at ease before the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

Firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and members of Team Kadena prepare for the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was open to all personnel with base access to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and remember the victims of that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)
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Firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and members of Team Kadena prepare for the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was open to all personnel with base access to honor the sacrifice first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and remember the victims of that day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Forrest Privette, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, takes a moment to reflect after climbing 110 flights of stairs during the Kadena Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 11, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event was held to honor the sacrifices 417 first responders made during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in N.Y. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)