Images: Eight teams, two countries, one course [Image 2 of 7]
Photo by Sgt. John Carkeet IV
Army 1st Lt. Jake Stieler (right), the Assistant Chief of Staff for the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditonary)'s G8 section and a native of Ames, Iowa, climbs over a ladder Dec. 18 at Camp Samoud, Kuwait. The ladder was one of more than a dozen challenges that awaited two 143d ESC teams and six Kuwaiti teams during the Kuwait National Guard's first obstacle course race that featured American and Kuwaiti service members.