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SFG members get dirty in annual Manzano Challenge

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron perform group fire-team push-ups during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from the 377th Security Forces Group competing in different stations, ranging from weapons skills and land navigation to team tactics and problem solving.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron perform group fire-team push-ups during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from the 377th Security Forces Group competing in different stations, ranging from weapons skills and land navigation to team tactics and problem solving. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Master Sgt. Patrick Meade, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron flight chief, motivates members of squadron during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The competition featured Airmen from across the 377th Security Forces Group divided into teams of four to compete on 13 stations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Master Sgt. Patrick Meade, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron flight chief, motivates members of squadron during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The competition featured Airmen from across the 377th Security Forces Group divided into teams of four to compete on 13 stations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron carry a log during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. This year’s Manzano Challenge was the second annual of the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron carry a log during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. This year’s Manzano Challenge was the second annual of the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Airman 1st Class Dalton Cruz, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, carries a log with his teammate during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The Manzano Challenge required more than 70 volunteers and coordination with 21 base agencies, making the course safe for all participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Airman 1st Class Dalton Cruz, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, carries a log with his teammate during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The Manzano Challenge required more than 70 volunteers and coordination with 21 base agencies, making the course safe for all participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron carry a log during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The competition featured Airmen from across the 377th Security Forces Group divided into teams of four to compete on 13 stations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron carry a log during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The competition featured Airmen from across the 377th Security Forces Group divided into teams of four to compete on 13 stations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Staff Sgt. Raymond Thompkins, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, verbally assists Senior Airman James Ogg, 377th WSSS, with disassembling an M-4 during the weapons knowledge portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from the 377th Security Forces Group competing in different stations, ranging from weapons skills and land navigation to team tactics and problem solving. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Staff Sgt. Raymond Thompkins, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, verbally assists Senior Airman James Ogg, 377th WSSS, with disassembling an M-4 during the weapons knowledge portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from the 377th Security Forces Group competing in different stations, ranging from weapons skills and land navigation to team tactics and problem solving. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Staff Sgt. Raymond Thompkins 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, is assisted out of a five-foot hole by Senior Airmen Cody Ronson and Aaron Wallace, 377th WSSS, during the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The competition featured Security Forces Airmen from across the 377th Security Forces Group divided into teams of four to compete on 13 stations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Staff Sgt. Raymond Thompkins 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, is assisted out of a five-foot hole by Senior Airmen Cody Ronson and Aaron Wallace, 377th WSSS, during the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The competition featured Security Forces Airmen from across the 377th Security Forces Group divided into teams of four to compete on 13 stations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Airman 1st Class Carlie Gardner, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, carries a 45-pound bag out of a five-foot hole during the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The Manzano Challenge required more than 70 volunteers and coordination with 21 base agencies, making the course safe for all participants.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Airman 1st Class Carlie Gardner, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, carries a 45-pound bag out of a five-foot hole during the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The Manzano Challenge required more than 70 volunteers and coordination with 21 base agencies, making the course safe for all participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Staff Sgt. Antonio Pacheco, Airman 1st Class Carlie Gardner and Senior Airman Damone Shelton, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, carry a log during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. It was the second annual Manzano Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Staff Sgt. Antonio Pacheco, Airman 1st Class Carlie Gardner and Senior Airman Damone Shelton, 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron, carry a log during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. It was the second annual Manzano Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron perform group fire-team push-ups during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from Security Forces competing in different skills tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)
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Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron perform group fire-team push-ups during the “Team Punisher” portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from Security Forces competing in different skills tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron participate in the Humvee push portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from Security Forces competing in different skills tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)
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Members of the 377th Weapons Systems Security Squadron participate in the Humvee push portion of the Manzano Challenge at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 27. The event saw 40 Airmen from Security Forces competing in different skills tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

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