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SOUTHWEST ASIA – Airmen from the 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1 start the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. The challenge was to complete a mile of burpees around the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing track. One burpee consists of doing a complete pushup, then jump up while leaping forward and repeat the process. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Airmen from the 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1 start the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. The challenge was to complete a mile of burpees around the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing track. One burpee consists of doing a complete pushup, then jump up while leaping forward and repeat the process. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – 1st Lt. Matt Jackson, 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1, takes the lead during the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. The lieutenant took first place completing a total of one mile of burpees in 1 hour, 32 minutes and 49 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – 1st Lt. Matt Jackson, 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1, takes the lead during the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. The lieutenant took first place completing a total of one mile of burpees in 1 hour, 32 minutes and 49 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Staff Sgt. Minh Thlang, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, takes the 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1’s challenge to participate in the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. The 609th ACOMS opened up their fitness challenge to everyone in the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Staff Sgt. Minh Thlang, 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, takes the 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1’s challenge to participate in the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. The 609th ACOMS opened up their fitness challenge to everyone in the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Lt. Col. Joseph Terrones, 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1 commander, leads his Airmen during the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. Terrones finished in third place with a time of 1 hour, 44 minutes and 49 seconds. Only four Airmen completed the entire mile during the challenge, but everyone was able to at least complete one lap around the track. It was estimated it would take approximately 220 burpees to complete one lap around the track – if the Airman had a decent leap forward. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Lt. Col. Joseph Terrones, 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1 commander, leads his Airmen during the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. Terrones finished in third place with a time of 1 hour, 44 minutes and 49 seconds. Only four Airmen completed the entire mile during the challenge, but everyone was able to at least complete one lap around the track. It was estimated it would take approximately 220 burpees to complete one lap around the track – if the Airman had a decent leap forward. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Maj. Brad Boudreaux, 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1 director of operations, takes flight during the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. To break the monotony of a deployment, the squadron has come up with extreme fitness challenges for their Airmen to participate in. Bodreaux finished all four laps in 2 hours, 9 minutes and 44 seconds. (Not pictured) Staff Sgt. Aaron Morrill, 609th ACOMS Det. 1, placed second with a time of 1 hour, 40 minutes and 42 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Maj. Brad Boudreaux, 609th Air Communications Squadron Detachment 1 director of operations, takes flight during the extreme burpee challenge Dec. 1. To break the monotony of a deployment, the squadron has come up with extreme fitness challenges for their Airmen to participate in. Bodreaux finished all four laps in 2 hours, 9 minutes and 44 seconds. (Not pictured) Staff Sgt. Aaron Morrill, 609th ACOMS Det. 1, placed second with a time of 1 hour, 40 minutes and 42 seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Mease)