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Members of the Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, complete the blindfolded portion of the obstacle course during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017.
Members of the Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, complete the blindfolded portion of the obstacle course during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
Members of the Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, complete the blindfolded portion of the obstacle course during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017.
Members of the Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, complete the blindfolded portion of the obstacle course during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
The Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, flip a tire during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017.
The Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, flip a tire during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
The Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, run for the obstacle course finish line during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017.
The Shady 80s, a 37th Airlift Squadron team, run for the obstacle course finish line during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
The Green Fiends, a 1st Combat Communications Squadron team, accepts the First Place Overall Team award from Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, left, and Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore Jr., 86th Airlift Wing commander, after winning the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. The Green Fiends also won the Fastest Team award.
The Green Fiends, a 1st Combat Communications Squadron team, accepts the First Place Overall Team award from Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, left, and Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore Jr., 86th Airlift Wing commander, after winning the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. The Green Fiends also won the Fastest Team award. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Jenn McCourt, from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, crawls through an obstacle during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017.
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Jenn McCourt, from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron, crawls through an obstacle during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)
A team from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron flips a tire during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017.
A team from the 86th Logistics Readiness Squadron flips a tire during the annual Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, April 14, 2017. (Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, and Army Sexual Harassment/Assault and Response personnel hosted the 2017 Courage, Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Respect Challenge at the Ramstein Air Base on Friday.

The CLEAR Challenge is an annual competition that challenges personnel to an obstacle course to symbolize the effects of sexual assault and substance abuse. Teams of up to six complete the challenge and are judged by time and points.

More than 270 people on 45 teams participated in this year’s challenge, which included three events and seven obstacles.

After the competition, Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, and Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore Jr., 86th Airlift Wing commander, spoke about the importance of ending sexual assault across the services.

COMPETITION RESULTS1st Place Overall Team: Green Fiends, 1st Combat Communications Squadron2nd Place Overall Team: Shady 80s, 37th Airlift Squadron3rd Place Overall Team: Rainbow Unicorns, 1st Air and Space Communications Operations SquadronFastest Team Award: Green Fiends, 1st Combat Communications SquadronMost Spirited Team Award: Penny Pushers, 86th Comptroller SquadronBest Costume/Theme Award: DLA Avengers, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe & Africakeller.mike@stripes.com

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