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A 435th Security Forces Squadron team carries a log during the inaugural 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
A 435th Security Forces Squadron team carries a log during the inaugural 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. ()
A 435th Security Forces Squadron team carries a log during the inaugural 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
A 435th Security Forces Squadron team carries a log during the inaugural 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. ()
Staff Sgt. Jacob Van Dyke, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, crawls through the mud during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Staff Sgt. Jacob Van Dyke, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, crawls through the mud during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. ()
Senior Airman Ryan Daggett, right, and Staff Sgt. Jordan Lucey, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, spread cheese on a cracker from a Meal Ready to Eat during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Senior Airman Ryan Daggett, right, and Staff Sgt. Jordan Lucey, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, spread cheese on a cracker from a Meal Ready to Eat during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. ()
Senior Airman Ryan Daggett, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, eats cheese and a cracker from a Meal Ready to Eat during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Senior Airman Ryan Daggett, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, eats cheese and a cracker from a Meal Ready to Eat during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. ()
Staff Sgts. Jordan Lucey, left, and Jacob Van Dyke from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, flip a tire during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Staff Sgts. Jordan Lucey, left, and Jacob Van Dyke from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, flip a tire during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. ()
Staff Sgt. Jordan Lucey, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, carries a roll of cable during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Staff Sgt. Jordan Lucey, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, carries a roll of cable during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. ()
1st Lt. Jeffery Davis, left, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, loads a container onto a pallet during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
1st Lt. Jeffery Davis, left, from the 435th Security Forces Squadron, loads a container onto a pallet during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Tech. Sgt. Daniel Brown, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, fires at a target during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Tech. Sgt. Daniel Brown, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, fires at a target during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Master Sgt. David Thomas, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, hits a block of metal with a sledgehammer during the inaugural 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Master Sgt. David Thomas, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, hits a block of metal with a sledgehammer during the inaugural 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Capt. Robert Moxley, from the 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron, pushes a Humvee during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Capt. Robert Moxley, from the 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron, pushes a Humvee during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Capt. Robert Moxley, from the 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron, takes a break from eating a Meal Ready to Eat during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Capt. Robert Moxley, from the 435th Contingency Response Support Squadron, takes a break from eating a Meal Ready to Eat during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Airman 1st Class Arambulo Miles, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, crawls through the dirt during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Airman 1st Class Arambulo Miles, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, crawls through the dirt during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Staff Sgt. Adam Borjon, right, and Master Sgt. Robert Fitte, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, flip a tire during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Staff Sgt. Adam Borjon, right, and Master Sgt. Robert Fitte, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, flip a tire during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Master Sgt. Robert Fitte, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, runs through a tire obstacle during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Master Sgt. Robert Fitte, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, runs through a tire obstacle during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Master Sgt. David Thomas, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, takes a short break during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Master Sgt. David Thomas, from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, takes a short break during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Master Sgt. David Thomas, right, and Staff Sgt. Adam Borjon from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, treat a simulated patient during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Master Sgt. David Thomas, right, and Staff Sgt. Adam Borjon from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron, treat a simulated patient during the 435th Contingency Response Group Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, May 5, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — The inaugural 435th Combat Response Group Olympics was held at Ramstein Air Base on Friday.

Eight four-person teams from the group’s squadrons completed timed, deployment-themed challenges such as treating a simulated battlefield patient, finishing a Close Quarters Battle scenario and running an obstacle course.

The day culminated in tallying the points, food and a chance for CRG personnel to socialize.

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