FOB Kalagush hosts weight-lifting competition

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Written by By U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ashley Hawkins Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs Sunday, 03 January 2010 02:00

NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Sgt. John Mills, a Dallas native, lifts more than 200 pounds as U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Judah Crawford from Pasadena, Calif., spots his performance during a weightlifting competition on Forward Operating Base Kalagush, Dec. 31. The competition helped to boost morale among U.S. servicemembers and civilians around the FOB as they brought in the new year. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ashley Hawkins, Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs) NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kristopher Wilson, personnel non-commissioned officer-in- charge, from Camden, N.J., dead lifts 365 pounds as U.S. Army Sgt. Leveron Moore, from Memphis, Tenn., monitors his performance during the thousand-pound challenge on Forward Operating Base Kalagush, Dec. 31. U.S. servicemembers and civilians around the FOB participated in weightlifting competition to celebrate the coming year. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ashley Hawkins, Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)