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The Combat Search and Rescue Combined Test Force team lifts a mannequin over their heads during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were tasked with lifting the litter 100 times before continuing on to the next stage of the challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

The Combat Search and Rescue Combined Test Force team lifts a mannequin over their heads during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were tasked with lifting the litter 100 times before continuing on to the next stage of the challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

The Combat Search and Rescue Combined Test Force team carries a training mannequin during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The mannequin weight was equivalent to carrying a full grown human. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

The Combat Search and Rescue Combined Test Force team carries a training mannequin during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The mannequin weight was equivalent to carrying a full grown human. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Maj. Karen Buikema, 99th Air Base Wing chief of commander’s action group, carries a box of simulated human blood during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The challenge included eight stations that followed a medical theme. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Maj. Karen Buikema, 99th Air Base Wing chief of commander’s action group, carries a box of simulated human blood during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The challenge included eight stations that followed a medical theme. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Airmen crawl under simulated barb wire during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were responsible for transporting a bag of medical equipment and a mannequin on a litter through all eight portions of the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Airmen crawl under simulated barb wire during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were responsible for transporting a bag of medical equipment and a mannequin on a litter through all eight portions of the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Airman 1st Class Jake Carter, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, hands off boxes of simulated human blood from the bed of a truck during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams completed eight medical based objectives during the event, the team with the best time at the end of the course was named the winners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Airman 1st Class Jake Carter, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, hands off boxes of simulated human blood from the bed of a truck during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams completed eight medical based objectives during the event, the team with the best time at the end of the course was named the winners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Members of the 58th Rescue Squadron’s “team 2” transfer a mannequin over barriers during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Participants were scored on the time it took them to complete eight stages while transporting a bag of medical supplies and a mannequin on a litter between each stage. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Members of the 58th Rescue Squadron’s “team 2” transfer a mannequin over barriers during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Participants were scored on the time it took them to complete eight stages while transporting a bag of medical supplies and a mannequin on a litter between each stage. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Airman 1st Class Jake Carter, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, counts out 99 simulated pills during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were scored on how fast each member could count a specific number of pills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

Airman 1st Class Jake Carter, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, counts out 99 simulated pills during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9, 2014 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams were scored on how fast each member could count a specific number of pills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young)

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