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Ready to Challenge the Winner

Ready to Challenge the Winner

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

TSGT Brad McClain, right, awards five points to a Challenge 79 contestant while MSGT Phil Volz, left, and TSGT Dave McKinney operate the cameras. Challenge 79 is a closed circuit television game show aired at the Strategic Air Command Non-Commissioned Officer Academy

TSGT Brad McClain, right, awards five points to a Challenge 79 contest...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released t... more

MSGT Vic Willoughby, Challenge 79 moderator, center, announces the team standings during a closed circuit television game show at the Strategic Air Command Non-Commissioned Officer Academy

MSGT Vic Willoughby, Challenge 79 moderator, center, announces the tea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Barksdale Air Force Base State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released t... more

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....Members of the Air Force Systems Command team position aluminum matting used in rapid runway repair during the mat assembly event, part of the Readiness Challenge '87 competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FO

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....Members of the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....Members of a firefighting team retrieve a dummy from a burning building during the rescue and recovery event, part of the Readiness Challenge '87 competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....Members of a fi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A member of the Strategic Air Command civil engineering team adds chemicals to a portable water purification system during the Readiness Challenge '87 competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEA

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A member of the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A member of a firefighting team uses a power saw to cut through a section of plywood during the ladder event, part of the Readiness Challenge '87 competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A member of a f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A rescue team carries a dummy over a 1-mile obstacle course during the Readiness Challenge '87 competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A rescue team c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A heavy equipment operator maneuvers a bulldozer through an obstacle course during the Readiness Challenge '87 competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

MASTER SGT. Bill Thompson Eglin Air Force Base, Fla....A heavy equipme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STAFF SGT. Johnny Adamson communicates with his team via radio during the annual Peacekeeper Challenge competition. The 10-day competition tests security police personnel in tactics, weapons employment, marksmanship, investigation methods, and physical fitness

STAFF SGT. Johnny Adamson communicates with his team via radio during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kirtland Air Force Base State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Robert Simons Release Status... more

ARMED FORCES DAY 1984. MEETING THE CHALLENGE. In honor of the 34th Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

ARMED FORCES DAY 1984. MEETING THE CHALLENGE. In honor of the 34th Ann...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The drill team, armed with M1 rifles, participates in the 1984 Peacekeeper Challenge. The annual competition tests security police in various areas of base defense. (SUBSTANDARD)

The drill team, armed with M1 rifles, participates in the 1984 Peaceke...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kirtland Air Force Base State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Mike Billing Release Status: ... more

Women Marine recruits crawl under an obstacle on the challenge course during basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Women Marine recruits crawl under an obstacle on the challenge course ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. R. Klika Release... more

Women Marine recruits stand in line waiting to begin the challenge course during basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Women Marine recruits stand in line waiting to begin the challenge cou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. R. Klika Release... more

Women Marine recruits complete a section of the challenge course during basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Women Marine recruits complete a section of the challenge course durin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. R. Klika Release... more

A female recruit negotiates an obstacle on the challenge course

A female recruit negotiates an obstacle on the challenge course

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Usmc Recruit Depot,Parris Island State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT R. Klika Release ... more

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Becky Jones, 3rd Combat Information Systems Group, listens to a briefing during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Becky Jones, 3rd Combat Information Systems G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

Two 1866th Facilities Checking Squadron technicians check ground radar equipment from a station on board a C-140A Jetstar aircraft during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

Two 1866th Facilities Checking Squadron technicians check ground radar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

An Air Force technician fine tunes the instrument landing system controls of an AN/TRN-26A tactical air navigation system during Exercise Combat Challenge '86

An Air Force technician fine tunes the instrument landing system contr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE '86 Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A 5th Combat Information Systems Group member scores his target at the rifle range during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

A 5th Combat Information Systems Group member scores his target at the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

An 1866th Facilities Checking Squadron technician checks ground radar equipment from his station on board a C-140A Jetstar aircraft during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

An 1866th Facilities Checking Squadron technician checks ground radar ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A 252nd Combat Information Systems Group member takes aim with an M-16A1 rifle during rifle competition, part of Exercise Combat Challenge '86

A 252nd Combat Information Systems Group member takes aim with an M-16...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE '86 Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Sergeant (SGT) Judy Bacling, 162nd Combat Information Systems Group, holds an air conditioning connection for a van during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

Sergeant (SGT) Judy Bacling, 162nd Combat Information Systems Group, h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A view of an air traffic control and landing system used during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86.  A C-140A Jetstar aircraft is in the background

A view of an air traffic control and landing system used during Exerci...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

Three 226th Combat Information Systems Group technicians install a dome on an instrument landing system during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

Three 226th Combat Information Systems Group technicians install a dom...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A view of the mobile air traffic control tower used during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86.  A C-140A Jetstar aircraft is in the background

A view of the mobile air traffic control tower used during Exercise CO...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

An airman provides visual control for an aircraft during a traffic control and landing systems competition, part of Exercise Combat Challenge '86

An airman provides visual control for an aircraft during a traffic con...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE '86 Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Two 226th Combat Information Systems Group technicians connect an air conditioner vent to a mobile air traffic control tower during Exercise Combat Challenge '86

Two 226th Combat Information Systems Group technicians connect an air ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE '86 Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Members of the 2nd Combat Information Squadron compete in the quick reaction package competition during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

Members of the 2nd Combat Information Squadron compete in the quick re...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

Pallets of equipment are unloaded from an HC-130 Hercules aircraft parked on the flight line during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

Pallets of equipment are unloaded from an HC-130 Hercules aircraft par...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

A technician hooks up the connectors of a side band antenna during Exercise COMBAT CHALLENGE'86

A technician hooks up the connectors of a side band antenna during Exe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBAT CHALLENGE Base: Patrick Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Opera... more

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Walter Avery, 3800th Air Base Wing, takes part in the B-ration and preparation phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Walter Avery, 3800th Air Base Wing, takes part i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A bulldozer operator maneuvers his machine between closely set poles during the bulldozer competition, a phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

A bulldozer operator maneuvers his machine between closely set poles d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A pallet of supplies is transported by forklift during exercise Readiness Challenge '87. Exact Date Shot Unknown

A pallet of supplies is transported by forklift during exercise Readin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE '87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera ... more

Participants in the M16 rifle competition fire at targets during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Participants in the M16 rifle competition fire at targets during Exerc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Team members go through nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) decontamination procedures in the survivable collective protective system (SCPS-2) during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Team members go through nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) decontaminat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Juan F. Gornovez, 321st Services Squadron, displays his target from the M16 rifle competition, part of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Juan F. Gornovez, 321st Services Squadron, displ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operato... more

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Ronnie Rocamontes, 52nd Civil Engineering Squadron, does stretching exercises prior to taking part in the obstacle course event, part of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Ronnie Rocamontes, 52nd Civil Engineering Squadr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Paul Zahler primes a pump as Sergeant (SGT) Hector Miranda holds a hose in the water during the water purification system set-up portion of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Paul Zahler primes a pump as Sergeant (SGT) Hect...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A member of a civil engineering squadron suffers from heat exhaustion during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

A member of a civil engineering squadron suffers from heat exhaustion ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Jason Salazar, 2854th Civil Engineering Squadron, has a malfunctioning gas mask removed after being subjected to tear gas during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Jason Salazar, 2854th Civil Engineering Squad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Members of the 2854th Civil Engineering Squadron assemble sections of runway mat during the AM-2 mat competition phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Members of the 2854th Civil Engineering Squadron assemble sections of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Participants run an obstacle course during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Participants run an obstacle course during Exercise READINESS CHALLENG...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Delbert Ferrin, deputy fire chief, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, is checked by competition judges after completing the search and rescue phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87. Ferrin is wearing a proximity suit

MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Delbert Ferrin, deputy fire chief, Hickam Air F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A team member wearing a gas mask goes through nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) decontamination procedures in the survivable collective protective system (SCPS-2) during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

A team member wearing a gas mask goes through nuclear-biological-chemi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Team members from the United States Air Force Europe carry a mannequin on a litter over a pipe hurdle during the search and rescue training phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Team members from the United States Air Force Europe carry a mannequin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A member of the 442nd Civil Engineering Squadron wearing a proximity suit tests his K-12 power saw prior to competing in an event during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

A member of the 442nd Civil Engineering Squadron wearing a proximity s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Freddie Williams and STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Walter Avery, 3800th Air Base Wing, set up an M-2 burner in the mobile kitchen trailer during the B-ration and preparation phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Freddie Williams and STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) W...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Members of the Pacific Air Force team position their target sheets during the M16 rifle competition phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Members of the Pacific Air Force team position their target sheets dur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A team member goes through nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) decontamination procedures in the survivable collective protective system (SCPS-2) during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

A team member goes through nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) decontami...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Sergeant (SGT) Charles Funkhouse, SGT Curnel Hall and AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Phillip Messina rescue a dummy from a burning building during the search and rescue phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87. The men are wearing proximity suits

Sergeant (SGT) Charles Funkhouse, SGT Curnel Hall and AIRMAN First Cla...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Team members adjust their nuclear-biological-chemical warfare (NBC) gas masks as they are exposed to tear gas during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Team members adjust their nuclear-biological-chemical warfare (NBC) ga...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Russell Hallett, left, works on a generator as MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Roger Hare carries a boiler exhaust pipe.  The men are setting up a camp shower during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Russell Hallett, left, works on a generator as M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

AIRMAN (AMN) Bradley Funke, 3800th Air Base WIng, checks a K-12 power saw during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

AIRMAN (AMN) Bradley Funke, 3800th Air Base WIng, checks a K-12 power ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Construction teams build hardback tents during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Construction teams build hardback tents during Exercise READINESS CHAL...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

The operator of an MW-36 loader maneuvers his machine to pick up a drum during the MW-36 loader competition phase of Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

The operator of an MW-36 loader maneuvers his machine to pick up a dru...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

An out-of-breath STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Tami J. Lee, 20th Services Squadron, holds onto Captain (CPT) Kurt Kaisler, 52nd Civil Engineering Squadron, after running the obstacle course during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

An out-of-breath STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Tami J. Lee, 20th Services Squa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Team members adjust their nuclear-biological-chemical warfare (NBC) headgear as they are exposed to tear gas during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Team members adjust their nuclear-biological-chemical warfare (NBC) he...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Members of a construction team race to put tents over the frames they have built during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Members of a construction team race to put tents over the frames they ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Participants dressed in nuclear-biological-chemical warfare (NBC) gear take part in a tear gas attack during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Participants dressed in nuclear-biological-chemical warfare (NBC) gear...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A member of the 442nd Civil Engineering Squadron wearing a proximity suit climbs a ladder while participating in the K-12 power saw hoist during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

A member of the 442nd Civil Engineering Squadron wearing a proximity s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

An explosives team inspects an area for unexploded ordnance during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

An explosives team inspects an area for unexploded ordnance during Exe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Construction teams put tents over the frames they have built during Exercise READINESS CHALLENGE 87

Construction teams put tents over the frames they have built during Ex...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: READINESS CHALLENGE 87 Base: Eglin Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

Captain (CPT) Alton from Military Airlift Command explains scoring procedures for DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, inc

Captain (CPT) Alton from Military Airlift Command explains scoring pro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) McTique from the 435th Security Police Squadron fires an M203 grenade launcher attached to an M16 rifle during the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military A

MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) McTique from the 435th Security Police Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Range safety personnel capture a snake on the range during the rifle competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handl

Range safety personnel capture a snake on the range during the rifle c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

An AIRMAN tackles the first event on the obstacle course during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, incident/accident con

An AIRMAN tackles the first event on the obstacle course during DEFEND...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Younce takes a drink of water after competing in the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include w

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Younce takes a drink of water after competing in t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Trevor Good from the 436th Security Police Squadron takes aim with a pistol during the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Trevor Good from the 436th Security Police Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

The security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base begins a 300-meter run before engaging their first round of targets during the rifle competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift

The security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base begins a 300-me...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Members of the 375th Security Police Squadron fire M60 machine guns during the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that inc

Members of the 375th Security Police Squadron fire M60 machine guns du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

An AIRMAN injured on the obstacle course during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 is carried off the field.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, incident/acc

An AIRMAN injured on the obstacle course during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

First Lieutenant (1LT) Borman questions the driver of an overturned vehicle while investigating an"accident"during the accident/incident phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the op

First Lieutenant (1LT) Borman questions the driver of an overturned ve...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Members of the 1605th Security Police Squadron prepare for the rifle competition during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handlin

Members of the 1605th Security Police Squadron prepare for the rifle c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Members of the 375th Security Police Squadron fire M60 machine guns during the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that inc

Members of the 375th Security Police Squadron fire M60 machine guns du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

First Lieutenant (1LT) Borman measures the skid marks made by one of the vehicles involved in an"accident"during the accident/incident phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the oppo

First Lieutenant (1LT) Borman measures the skid marks made by one of t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Members of the Lajes Field team pull together to cross the finish line during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, inciden

Members of the Lajes Field team pull together to cross the finish line...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

A member of the security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base fires his M16 rifle while wearing an M-17A1 field protective mask during the rifle competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Milita

A member of the security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base fir...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

The security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base fires on their first round of targets during the rifle competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to co

The security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base fires on their ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

A competitor in the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 reloads a pistol.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, incident/accident c

A competitor in the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

A participant in the rifle competition loads 5.56 mm rounds into his magazine during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling,

A participant in the rifle competition loads 5.56 mm rounds into his m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

The security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base begins a 300-meter run before engaging their first round of targets during the rifle competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift

The security police squadron from Dover Air Force Base begins a 300-me...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Roger Younce from the 314th Security Police Squadron tackles the water obstacle course during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas th

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Roger Younce from the 314th Security Police Squadr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Sergeant (SGT) Johnny T. Long from the 1605th Security Police Squadron maneuvers along the rungs of the ladder tower during the physical fitness phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Comman

Sergeant (SGT) Johnny T. Long from the 1605th Security Police Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Security police make their way under the low-crawl event on the obstacle course during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling

Security police make their way under the low-crawl event on the obstac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Competitors in the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 take aim on the firing line.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, incident/

Competitors in the weapons competition phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

First Lieutenant (1LT) Borman questions the driver of an overturned three-wheeled vehicle while investigating an"accident"during the accident/incident phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift

First Lieutenant (1LT) Borman questions the driver of an overturned th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Pedevillano from the 438th Security Police Squadron maneuvers through an obstacle course during DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas

SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Pedevillano from the 438th Security Police Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

A security policeman participates in the dog handling phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, incident/accident cont

A security policeman participates in the dog handling phase of DEFENDE...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

A security policeman participates in the dog handling phase of DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87.  The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons handling, incident/accident cont

A security policeman participates in the dog handling phase of DEFENDE...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE 87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

AIRMAN 1ST Class Spands makes his way under the low-crawl event on the obstacle course during Defender Challenge '87. The competition offers security police squadrons from Military Airlift Command the opportunity to compete in areas that include weapons h

AIRMAN 1ST Class Spands makes his way under the low-crawl event on the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DEFENDER CHALLENGE '87 Base: Little Rock Air Force Base State: Arkansas (AR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene C... more

Team members undergo the bulldozer portion of the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit will represent the TAC at the Worldwide Readiness Challenge

Team members undergo the bulldozer portion of the Tactical Air Command...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

Team members dressed in nuclear, biological and chemical warfare gear construct an assembly mat during an event in the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit will repres

Team members dressed in nuclear, biological and chemical warfare gear ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

A team member wears chemical protective gear as he decontaminates himself during the individual decontamination portion of the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit wil

A team member wears chemical protective gear as he decontaminates hims...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

Team members undergo the bulldozer portion of the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit will represent the TAC at the Worldwide Readiness Challenge

Team members undergo the bulldozer portion of the Tactical Air Command...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

An AIRMAN wears a chemical protective mask during the chemical decontamination portion of the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit will represent the TAC at the Worldw

An AIRMAN wears a chemical protective mask during the chemical deconta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

CHIEF MASTER Sergeant (CMSGT) Boxx scores a target after the M16 rifle competition during the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit will represent the TAC at the Worldw

CHIEF MASTER Sergeant (CMSGT) Boxx scores a target after the M16 rifle...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

A team member wears a chemical protective mask as he decontaminates himself during the individual decontamination portion of the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit w

A team member wears a chemical protective mask as he decontaminates hi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AMN Dana L. Stephenson, USAF Release Status: R... more

Fire team members remove"casualties"from a burning building during competition in the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit will represent the TAC at the Worldwide Read

Fire team members remove"casualties"from a burning building during com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

AIRMAN Larry Lawton, left, and Sergeant (SGT) Jim VanHoesen high-crawl under a truck during the obstacle course portion of the Tactical Air Command's (TAC) Prime Beef Challenge.  Prime Beef Challenge is a series of timed events to determine which unit wil

AIRMAN Larry Lawton, left, and Sergeant (SGT) Jim VanHoesen high-crawl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Lee E. Schading, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

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