• AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley, command sergeant major of 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, receives help out of an obstacle from staff members of 1BCT during the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder. Ripley said this is his third time participating in a Tough Mudder and he enjoys the challenge.

    AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn...

    AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley, command sergeant major of 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, receives help out of an obstacle from staff members of 1BCT during the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder. Ripley said...

  • AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley (center), command sergeant major of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and two other Ironhorse staff members emerge muddy from the "Kiss of Mud" obstacle during the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder, Oct. 6. The "Kiss of Mud" obstacle consisted of a belly crawl under barbed-wire and through mud.

    AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley...

    AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley (center), command sergeant major of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and two other Ironhorse staff members emerge muddy from the "Kiss of Mud" obstacle during the Austin...

  • AUSTIN, Texas - Participants in the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder run through the final obstacle of the race known as "Electroshock Therapy," Oct. 6. Only a few random yellow strings were charged with electricity. Several members of the 1st Cavalry Division participated in the Tough Mudder.

    AUSTIN, Texas - Participants in the Austin...

    AUSTIN, Texas - Participants in the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder run through the final obstacle of the race known as "Electroshock Therapy," Oct. 6. Only a few random yellow strings were charged with electricity. Several members of the 1st Cavalry...

  • AUSTIN, Texas - Participants in the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder attempt to conquer the "Everest" obstacle, a warped and wet wall that requires assistance to reach the top, Oct. 6, Austin, Texas.

    AUSTIN, Texas - Participants in the Austin...

    AUSTIN, Texas - Participants in the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder attempt to conquer the "Everest" obstacle, a warped and wet wall that requires assistance to reach the top, Oct. 6, Austin, Texas.

  • AUSTIN, Texas - Throughout the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder signs were posted to give motivation to the participants, Oct. 6, in Austin, Texas.

    AUSTIN, Texas - Throughout the Austin, Texas...

    AUSTIN, Texas - Throughout the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder signs were posted to give motivation to the participants, Oct. 6, in Austin, Texas.

  • AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley, command sergeant major of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, dredges his way through the "mud mile" obstacle while participating in the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder.

    AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn...

    AUSTIN, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. Mervyn Ripley, command sergeant major of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, dredges his way through the "mud mile" obstacle while participating in the Austin, Texas 2012 Tough Mudder.

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