CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition

The Joint Warrior Competition started with a joint physical fitness test including pull-ups, sit-ups, push-ups, two-mile run, and five-mile ruck march. Members had to carry a minimum of 35 pounds during the march. After the joint physical fitness test, participants started the joint combat fitness test. The combat test was comprised of a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. Competitors also completed a Navy swim test and 400 word essay to round off the event.

By SSgt Penny Snoozy CJTF-HOA Djibouti Nov 24, 2016
18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 1 of 18: U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Agosti, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Seabees, reaches for the wall during the 240-meter Navy swim test for the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The swim test occurred after the joint physical fitness test and the joint combat fitness test. These two events were comprised of pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, two-mile run, five-mile ruck march, a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 2 of 18: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Hannah Mabel, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, lunges 50 meters with ammo cans during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. After the joint physical fitness test, participants started the joint combat fitness test. The combat test was comprised of a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 3 of 18: U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Christina Hammervold, Task Force Sparta platoon commander, sprints her two-mile run graded to Army standards during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The run began after participants had already completed pull-ups, sit-ups, and push-ups. Members involved in the event met on the turf field at 3:30 a.m. to begin the day of events. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 4 of 18: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Juan Grisales, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, endures a five-mile Army ruck march during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The ruck march began after participants had already completed a two-mile run, pull-ups, sit-ups, and push-ups. Members had to carry a minimum of 35 pounds during the march. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 5 of 18: U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Christina Hammervold, Task Force Sparta platoon commander, runs a five-mile Army ruck march during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The ruck march began after participants had already completed a two-mile run, pull-ups, sit-ups, and push-ups. Members had to carry a minimum of 35 pounds during the march. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 6 of 18: U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Keifer Wilson, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 16.1/16.2, reaches for his next stroke during the 240-meter Navy swim test for the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The swim test occurred after the joint physical fitness test and the joint combat fitness test. These two events were comprised of pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, two-mile run, five-mile ruck march, a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 7 of 18: U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier begin their two-mile run graded to Army standards during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The run began after participants had already completed pull-ups, sit-ups, and push-ups. Members involved in the event met on the turf field pre-dawn to begin the day of events. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 8 of 18: U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Joseph Livi, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 16.1/16.2, reaches for his next stroke during the 240-meter Navy swim test for the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The swim test occurred after the joint physical fitness test and the joint combat fitness test. These two events were comprised of pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, two-mile run, five-mile ruck march, a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 9 of 18: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Juan Grisales, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, completes the 240-meter Navy swim test during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The swim test occurred after the joint physical fitness test and the joint combat fitness test. These two events were comprised of pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, two-mile run, five-mile ruck march, a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 10 of 18: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Hannah Mabel, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, endures a five-mile Army ruck march during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The ruck march began after participants had already completed a. Competitors had to carry a minimum of 35 pounds during the march. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 11 of 18: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Hannah Mabel, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, takes part in a grenade toss during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. After the joint physical fitness test, participants started the joint combat fitness test. The combat test was comprised of a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) (Portions of image blurred for security)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 12 of 18: Participants write an essay during the final portion of the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Members were given one and a half hours to complete an essay with a minimum of 400 words. The essay was supposed to focus on the mission at Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier’s strategic importance. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 13 of 18: U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier write essays during the final portion of the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. Members were given one and a half hours to complete an essay with a minimum of 400 words. The essay was supposed to focus on the mission at Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier’s strategic importance. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 14 of 18: U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier pose for a group photo after finishing the 240-meter Navy swim test for the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Before the swim test, competitors completed a joint physical fitness test and a joint combat fitness test comprised of: pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, two-mile run, five-mile ruck march, a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 15 of 18: U.S. Air Force Cpt. Alexander Leong, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa personnel specialist, prepares for fifteen repetitions of a 135-pound deadlift during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. After the joint physical fitness test, participants started the joint combat fitness test. The combat test was comprised of a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 16 of 18: U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier participate in the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The third portion of the joint physical fitness test was the Navy curl-up. Members involved in the event met on the turf field pre-dawn to begin the day of events. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 17 of 18: U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier call in to arrange a simulated medical evacuation after a buddy carry during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. After the joint physical fitness test, participants started the joint combat fitness test. The combat test was comprised of a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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18 photos: CJTF-HOA and Camp Lemonnier members participate in the Joint Warrior Competition
Photo 18 of 18: U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Elisabeth Erickson, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, drags a dummy 25-meters after applying a tourniquet during the Joint Warrior Competition, Nov. 19, 2016, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. After the joint physical fitness test, participants started the joint combat fitness test. The combat test was comprised of a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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The Joint Warrior Competition started with a joint physical fitness test including pull-ups, sit-ups, push-ups, two-mile run, and five-mile ruck march. Members had to carry a minimum of 35 pounds during the march. After the joint physical fitness test, participants started the joint combat fitness test. The combat test was comprised of a low crawl, tourniquet application, buddy carry, radio medical evacuation, grenade toss, tire flip, ammo can carry, dead lift, and rope climb. Competitors also completed a Navy swim test and 400 word essay to round off the event.

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