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Maj. Mike Masuda (left rear), C-17 pilot with the 313th Airlift Squadron, prepares to compete in the swimming obstacle competition with Team USA Military teammates Col. Scott Banning (front left) and Staff Sgt. Matthew Gaddy (middle) in Shumen, Bulgaria, last month. After winning the gold medal last year in the novice category, Masuda rejoined his team for another bout in the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers, or CIOR, military pentathlon competition. The pentathlon consists of: pistol shooting, rifle shooting, 500-meter land obstacle course, 50-meter water obstacle course, and up to a 15-kilometer orienteering, or land-navigation, event that also encompasses combat first aid. According to the CIOR Web site, the competition focuses on military skills that truly challenge the leadership and physical robustness of reservists. (Courtesy photo)
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