• KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A three-man team run down a steep hill while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A three-man team run down a steep hill while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier climbs up a muddy 15 foot rope during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier climbs up a muddy 15 foot rope during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier slides across a 30 foot rope obstilce during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two- mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier slides across a 30 foot rope obstilce during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " Soldiers slide across a 30 foot rope obstilce during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers slide across a 30 foot rope obstilce during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " Soldiers navigate the flooded trench portion of  the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers navigate the flooded trench portion of the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " Soldiers manage the over and under obsticle while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers manage the over and under obsticle while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  - A Soldier manages the over and under obsticle while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan - A Soldier manages the over and under obsticle while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A three-man team works together in climbing up and over a container during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A three-man team works together in climbing up and over a container during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier low crawls through mud under barbed-wire during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two- mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier low crawls through mud under barbed-wire during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier low crawls through mud under barbed-wire during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two- mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier low crawls through mud under barbed-wire during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier plunges into a flooded hole after navigating a 20 foot mud hill during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier plunges into a flooded hole after navigating a 20 foot mud hill during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier carefully walks the balance beam while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier carefully walks the balance beam while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier navigates the flooded trench portion of  the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier navigates the flooded trench portion of the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " Soldiers manage the over and under obsticle while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers manage the over and under obsticle while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " Soldiers run over uneven terrain while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Soldiers run over uneven terrain while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A three-man team works together in climbing up and over a container during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, Mar. 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A three-man team works together in climbing up and over a container during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, Mar. 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A Soldier manages a steep hill after plunging through more than four feet of water while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A Soldier manages a steep hill after plunging through more than four feet of water while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A three-man team run during the first leg of the obstacle course during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A three-man team run during the first leg of the obstacle course during the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the...

  • KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan  " A three-man team run down a steep hill while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013.  More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course. The two mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

    Gettin' dirty: FOB Salerno hosts mud run

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " A three-man team run down a steep hill while participating in the Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Mud Run, March 24, 2013. More than 50 Soldiers from various units from the FOB participated in the course...

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- More than 50 Soldiers from various units from Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, participated in a mud run obstacle course, March 24.

The two-mile course featured 15 different obstacles that challenged the Soldiers physically and mentally, while adding the elements of water and mud to help make the course even more difficult.

The top three teams with the fastest times received Apple iPods that were donated from the FOB Salerno Army Air Force Exchange Service office.

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