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Participants of the Joint Warrior Competition (JWC) pass a camel during the running portion of the event outside of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 25, 2017. The JWC tests the physical and mental endurance of the participants in various exercises designed to challenge the individual’s resiliency. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
Participants of the Joint Warrior Competition (JWC) pass a camel during the running portion of the event outside of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 25, 2017. The JWC tests the physical and mental endurance of the participants in various exercises designed to challenge the individual’s resiliency. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
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