CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

Service members of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier participate in the swim portion of the Joint Warrior Competition, Djibouti, Sep. 9, 2017. The swim occurred after the 7-km ruck march event and was followed by a run, pullups, pushups, squats, sit-ups, ammunition-can carry and high crawl before sprinting to the finish line. The event was an opportunity for participants to appreciate the joint military force, showcase teamwork and remember 9/11. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Service members of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier participate in the swim portion of the Joint Warrior Competition, Djibouti, Sep. 9, 2017. The swim occurred after the 7-km ruck march event and was followed by a run, pullups, pushups, squats, sit-ups, ammunition-can carry and high crawl before sprinting to the finish line. The event was an opportunity for participants to appreciate the joint military force, showcase teamwork and remember 9/11. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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