Soldiers Carry Each Other During Buddy Carry Portion Of Memorial Mash
Curtis Cain carries Jordan Schall during the buddy carry portion of the Memorial Mash in honor of U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Nick McCaskill on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, April 6, 2014. Members of the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron organized the mash in remembrance of the one year anniversary of McCaskill’s death in Afghanistan. More than 70 people, split into 18 teams, competed in the event, which consisted of a total of 1,010 repetitions between 11 exercises. The repetitions symbolized McCaskill’s operating initials, a unique “XX.” Cain, a U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, and Schall, an airman first class, are both members of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group security forces detachment.