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Kadena Airmen tryout for the Defenders Challenge Championship

Airmen from the 18th Security Forces Squadron attend the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The members participated in the Defenders Challenge, an event that challenges participants to run through an obstacle course designed to test their physical and mental abilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

Airmen from the 18th Security Forces Squadron attend the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The members participated in the Defenders Challenge, an event that challenges participants to run through an obstacle course designed to test their physical and mental abilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Colton Gallagher, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, runs the Habu Trail during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The Defenders Challenge helps develop tactics, techniques, and procedures ensuring capable security forces Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Colton Gallagher, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, runs the Habu Trail during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The Defenders Challenge helps develop tactics, techniques, and procedures ensuring capable security forces Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel Gonzales, 18th Security Forces Squadron armorer, assembles an M240 machine gun during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The members participated in the Defenders Challenge, an event challenging participants to run through an obstacle course designed to test their physical and mental abilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel Gonzales, 18th Security Forces Squadron armorer, assembles an M240 machine gun during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The members participated in the Defenders Challenge, an event challenging participants to run through an obstacle course designed to test their physical and mental abilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin Kovach, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, places a tourniquet on the simulated patient’s arm during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This was one of several events participants had to overcome during the Defenders Challenge varying from physical exercise, a three-mile run, to weapon assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin Kovach, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, places a tourniquet on the simulated patient’s arm during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This was one of several events participants had to overcome during the Defenders Challenge varying from physical exercise, a three-mile run, to weapon assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael Justice, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, performs sit-ups during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This Defenders Challenge tested basic combat skills and competitor knowledge at various stations along the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael Justice, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, performs sit-ups during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This Defenders Challenge tested basic combat skills and competitor knowledge at various stations along the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael Justice, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, runs the Habu Trail during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This Defenders Challenge tested basic combat skills and competitor knowledge at various stations along the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael Justice, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, runs the Habu Trail during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This Defenders Challenge tested basic combat skills and competitor knowledge at various stations along the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin Kovach, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, places a tourniquet on the simulated patient’s arm during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Participating in the Defenders Challenge is important for security forces camaraderie and to see who is the best within the SFS’s career field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kevin Kovach, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, places a tourniquet on the simulated patient’s arm during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Participating in the Defenders Challenge is important for security forces camaraderie and to see who is the best within the SFS’s career field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Wutthiphong Chaturaksamai, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, fill outs a challenge worksheet during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020 at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This was one of several events participants had to overcome during the Defenders Challenge varying from physical exercise, a three-mile run, to weapon assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Wutthiphong Chaturaksamai, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force leader, fill outs a challenge worksheet during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020 at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This was one of several events participants had to overcome during the Defenders Challenge varying from physical exercise, a three-mile run, to weapon assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel Gonzales, 18th Security Forces Squadron armorer, assembles an M240 machine gun during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This Defenders Challenge tested basic combat skills and competitor knowledge at various stations along the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel Gonzales, 18th Security Forces Squadron armorer, assembles an M240 machine gun during the Defenders Challenge Feb. 13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This Defenders Challenge tested basic combat skills and competitor knowledge at various stations along the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

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