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31st FW Airmen participate in 2021 Police Week

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin Murray, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) area supervisor, carries two jerry cans at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course during Police Week. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin Murray, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) area supervisor, carries two jerry cans at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course during Police Week. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Jamal R. Carter, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, uses a Keiser FORCE Machine during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. The Keiser FORCE Machine was originally designed to simulate the chopping motion used in firefighting. It employs the same kinetics and ergonomics as those used with an axe, with the benefit of a safer and resource-free training and conditioning exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Jamal R. Carter, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, uses a Keiser FORCE Machine during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. The Keiser FORCE Machine was originally designed to simulate the chopping motion used in firefighting. It employs the same kinetics and ergonomics as those used with an axe, with the benefit of a safer and resource-free training and conditioning exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Jamal R. Carter, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, drags a fire hose during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Jamal R. Carter, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, drags a fire hose during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airmen from the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) won first place in a “Guns and Hoses” competition during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. The 31st CES team won with the best time of 13 minutes, 1 second. The competition consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airmen from the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) won first place in a “Guns and Hoses” competition during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. The 31st CES team won with the best time of 13 minutes, 1 second. The competition consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Philip Thompson, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) lead firefighter, disassembles an M4 carbine during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st Security Forces Squadron and 31st CES competed in an obstacle course in honor of Police Week. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Philip Thompson, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) lead firefighter, disassembles an M4 carbine during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st Security Forces Squadron and 31st CES competed in an obstacle course in honor of Police Week. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Wesley J. Harding-Brown, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, flips a tire during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Wesley J. Harding-Brown, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, flips a tire during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Wesley J. Harding-Brown, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, participate in a body drag for Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman Wesley J. Harding-Brown, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, participate in a body drag for Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Tech. Sgt. Dustin Silc, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, scores a target paper at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing participated in an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Tech. Sgt. Dustin Silc, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, scores a target paper at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing participated in an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman 1st Class Samantha Lippert, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, shoots an M9 Beretta in an “Excellence Competition” at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen participated in a combat in arms competition. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airman 1st Class Samantha Lippert, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, shoots an M9 Beretta in an “Excellence Competition” at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen participated in a combat in arms competition. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing participate in an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen participated in a combat in arms competition. Police Week pays tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
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Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing participate in an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen participated in a combat in arms competition. Police Week pays tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jarrett Newman, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, teaches a class for an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021.  Airmen participating in the competition sat through an in-class portion and hands-on portion. Police Week pays tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jarrett Newman, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, teaches a class for an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen participating in the competition sat through an in-class portion and hands-on portion. Police Week pays tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

A bullseye target is displayed during an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen participating in the competition sat through an in-class portion and hands-on portion. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
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A bullseye target is displayed during an “Excellence Competition” during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12, 2021. Airmen participating in the competition sat through an in-class portion and hands-on portion. Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement members, paying special tribute to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)

Chief Master Sgt. Javier Gonzalez, 31st Security Forces Squadron security forces manager, carries a wreath to the battle cross memorial at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 14, 2021. The battle cross is a representative replacement of a cross on the battlefield for a soldier who has passed away. The battle cross is made up of the soldier's rifle, boots, helmet and dog tags, to show honor and respect at the battle site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
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Chief Master Sgt. Javier Gonzalez, 31st Security Forces Squadron security forces manager, carries a wreath to the battle cross memorial at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 14, 2021. The battle cross is a representative replacement of a cross on the battlefield for a soldier who has passed away. The battle cross is made up of the soldier's rifle, boots, helmet and dog tags, to show honor and respect at the battle site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

A group of 31st Security Forces defenders stand in formation during a memorial ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 14, 2021. The national Police Week closing ceremony is a memorial service to honor the 26 defenders and Office of Special Investigations agents who paid the ultimate sacrifice since 2001. During the ceremony there was a formation of defenders, Humvees on display, and a photo and rose bearing session in memory of them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
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A group of 31st Security Forces defenders stand in formation during a memorial ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 14, 2021. The national Police Week closing ceremony is a memorial service to honor the 26 defenders and Office of Special Investigations agents who paid the ultimate sacrifice since 2001. During the ceremony there was a formation of defenders, Humvees on display, and a photo and rose bearing session in memory of them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

Memorial photos of fallen service members are displayed on a table during a memorial ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 14, 2021. The 31st Fighter Wing held a memorial ceremony during retreat on the last day of Police Week to honor all past, fallen military and civilian law enforcement officers for their ultimate sacrifice and to thank current defenders for their continued efforts to keep the Wyvern community safe. During the ceremony there was a formation of defenders, display of Humvees, and a photo and rose bearing session. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
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Memorial photos of fallen service members are displayed on a table during a memorial ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 14, 2021. The 31st Fighter Wing held a memorial ceremony during retreat on the last day of Police Week to honor all past, fallen military and civilian law enforcement officers for their ultimate sacrifice and to thank current defenders for their continued efforts to keep the Wyvern community safe. During the ceremony there was a formation of defenders, display of Humvees, and a photo and rose bearing session. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

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