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Guardian Challenge 2010 - Day 3 of Security Forces Competition

Tech. Sgt. Leslee Williams (right) climbs up one of the Assault Course obstacles as Staff Sgt. Alexr Andriyanov (left) descends on the other side during a practice run on the Assault Course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Both are Guardian Challenge 2010 competitors from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

Tech. Sgt. Leslee Williams (right) climbs up one of the obstacles as Staff Sgt. Alex Andriyanov (left) descends on the other side during a practice run on the obstacle course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Both are Guardian Challenge 2010 competitors from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

Department of Defense Officer Steven Haymes jumps up a wall during a practice run on the Assault Course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Officer Haymes is a Guardian Challenge 2010 competitor from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

Department of Defense Officer Steven Haymes jumps up a wall during a practice run on the obstacle course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Officer Haymes is a Guardian Challenge 2010 competitor from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

Tech. Sgt. Leslee Williams (left) goes hand over hand on the rope while hanging over water at the Assault Course as Staff Sgt. Alex Andriyanov (right) reaches the end of his rope during a practice run on the Assault Course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Both are Guardian Challenge 2010 competitors from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

Tech. Sgt. Leslee Williams (left) goes hand over hand on the rope while hanging over a water hazard as Staff Sgt. Alex Andriyanov (right) reaches the end of his rope during a practice run on the obstacle course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Both are Guardian Challenge 2010 competitors from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

Tech. Sgt. Rochanapan Silpe goes hand over hand on the rope while hanging over water at the Assault Course during a practice run on the Assault Course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Sergeant Silpe is a Guardian Challenge 2010 competitor from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

Tech. Sgt. Rochanapan Silpe goes hand over hand on the rope while hanging over a water hazard during a practice run on the obstacle course at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., May 18, 2010. Sergeant Silpe is a Guardian Challenge 2010 competitor from the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Photo by Lou Hernandez)

U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. -- Day 3 of Guardian Challenge 2010 saw the Space and Missile Systems Center's 61st Security Forces Squadron team members practice on the Academy's obstacle course in preparation for the final portion of the security forces competition.

Team members participating in this event are Department of Defense Officer Steven Haymes, Tech. Sgts. Leslee Williams and Rochanapan Silpe, and Staff Sgt. Alex Andriyanov.

The course, designed to evaluate competitors' physical fitness and agility, features 17 physically-challenging obstacles. Competitors have to climb walls, crawl on the ground, as well as jump and swing over water hazards, all within a time limit. Two team members go through the course together. Each four-member team is alloted about an hour to complete the course.

Air Force Space Command's Spring 2010 Commander's Conference attendees are expected to visit the event to observe and support the competitors.