Navy team wins 2012 wilderness challenge in W.Va.
by Associated Press Wire
October 11, 2012 10:30 AM | 1005 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — A Navy team is the winner of the 2012 All-Military Wilderness Challenge held in West Virginia.

The Navy says Team "Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead" completed the event’s five races with an overall time of 7:11:13.

A total 41 teams of military personnel from the armed forces’ five branches competed in last weekend’s event. The competition included a mountain run, a mountain bike race, a forced hike through the mountains, a whitewater raft race and a kayak race.

The winning team’s members are Cmdr. Sue Himes with the U.S. State Department; Cmdr. Todd Gagnon with Navy Information Operations Command in Fort Gordon, Ga.; Cmdr. Andrew Cawlfield, commanding officer, Navy Operational Support Center in Baltimore and Lt. j.g. Travis Dill with NIOC in Fort Meade, Md.

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