• Sgt. Chadwell Luton, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement control team leader, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, checks his time during the swimming portion of the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Luton competed in the Sprint event, and placed second in the men?'s 30-39 age bracket with a time of 1:51:40.

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    Sgt. Chadwell Luton, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement control team leader, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, checks his time during the swimming portion of the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Luton competed in the Sprint event, and placed...

  • Sgt. Jason Jones, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement control shift leader, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, runs during the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Jones competed in the Super Sprint event open age bracket, and finished with a time of 1:01:29.

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    Sgt. Jason Jones, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement control shift leader, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, runs during the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Jones competed in the Super Sprint event open age bracket, and finished with a time...

  • Sgt. William Page, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement controller, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, receives the third place trophy for the men?'s 30-39 age bracket in the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Page competed in the Sprint event, and finished with a time of 1:53:20.

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    Sgt. William Page, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement controller, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, receives the third place trophy for the men?'s 30-39 age bracket in the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Page competed in the Sprint event, and...

  • Sgt. Timothy Ahlers, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement controller, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, competes in the bike portion of the Super Sprint event of the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Ahlers placed third overall in the men?'s 30-39 age bracket.

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    Sgt. Timothy Ahlers, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement controller, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, competes in the bike portion of the Super Sprint event of the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Ahlers placed third overall in the men?'s...

  • Sgt. Charles Miller, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement control shift leader, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, grabs a water bottle during the run portion of the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Miller competed in the Super Sprint event open age bracket, and finished with a time of 1:01:50.

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    Sgt. Charles Miller, Joint Tactical Ground Station engagement control shift leader, Detachment B, 1st Space Company, grabs a water bottle during the run portion of the Camp As Sayliyah triathlon March 15. Miller competed in the Super Sprint event open...

CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar -- Space Soldiers dominated during Camp As Sayliyah's triathlon that was hosted March 15 to engage military members and the local community and promote a culture of physical fitness, resiliency and a healthy lifestyle.

The five sergeants, all with Bravo Detachment, 1st Space Company who operate the Joint Tactical Ground Station in the Central Command area of operations, competed against about 250 participants.

The competition was divided into two events, the Sprint and the Super Sprint. The Sprint event included a 1,000 m swim, 20 km bike ride and 5 km run; the Super Sprint event included a 500 m swim, 10 km bike ride and a 2.5 km run. The age categories were: open, 30-39, 40-49 and over 50.

Sgt. Chadwell Luton and Sgt. William Page competed in the Sprint event, and Sgt. Timothy Ahlers, Sgt. Jason Jones, and Sgt. Charles Miller competed in the Super Sprint event.

Luton, a JTAGS engagement control team leader, placed second in the men's 30-39 age bracket with a time of 1:51:40. Page, a JTAGS engagement controller, placed third in the men's 30-39 age bracket with a time of 1:53:20.

Ahlers, a JTAGS engagement controller, placed third overall in the men's 30-39 age bracket. Jones, a JTAGS engagement control shift leader competed in the men's open age bracket and finished in 1:01:29. Miller, a JTAGS Engagement control shift leader, competed in the men's open age bracket and finished in 1:01:50.

"These outstanding noncommissioned officers of Bravo Detachment, 1st Space Company represented their unit and the space community very well," said Capt. R. Neal Nichols, detachment commander.

The triathlon was sponsored by Area Support Group-Qatar.

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