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Defender Challenge
Photo, caption below. U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chris Clawson loads blank ammunition into an M249 squad automatic rifle during a tactical exercise on Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2004. Clawson is a member of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe team, preparing to take part in the 2004 Defender Challenge Competition on Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. The event  pits competitors from major commands against one another over a series of events to include marksmanship, tactics and physical fitness. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Justin D. Pyle
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