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Incirlik hosts MMA workshop

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Iiae Hess, 39th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, and her assistant, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Korey McConnell, 39th Force Support Squadron manpower analyst, demonstrate Muay Thai maneuvers during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Iiae Hess, 39th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, and her assistant, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Korey McConnell, 39th Force Support Squadron manpower analyst, demonstrate Muay Thai maneuvers during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018. Along with Muay Thai, the workshop had demonstrations of boxing, Judo, Jiu-Jitsu and Wing Chun techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pierre Johnson-Alexander, 39th Weapons System Security Group ammunition quality assurance inspector, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Deuderit Colon De Jesus, 39th Operations Support Squadron airfield management shift lead, speak to attendees about modern boxing during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pierre Johnson-Alexander, 39th Weapons System Security Group ammunition quality assurance inspector, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Deuderit Colon De Jesus, 39th Operations Support Squadron airfield management shift lead, speak to attendees about modern boxing during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018. The workshop had five different martial arts demonstrations followed by a hands-on portion, where attendees could learn more about each art. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pierre Johnson-Alexander, 39th Weapons System Security Group ammunition quality assurance inspector, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Deuderit Colon De Jesus 39th Operations Support Squadron airfield management shift lead, give a demonstration of modern boxing during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pierre Johnson-Alexander, 39th Weapons System Security Group ammunition quality assurance inspector, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Deuderit Colon De Jesus 39th Operations Support Squadron airfield management shift lead, give a demonstration of modern boxing during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018. Johnson-Alexander and Colon De Jesus spoke about what drove them to pursue boxing, and the importance of technique and footwork. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Iiae Hess, 39th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, speaks to attendees about Muay Thai during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Iiae Hess, 39th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, speaks to attendees about Muay Thai during a mixed martial arts workshop at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 9, 2018. Hess described and demonstrated why Muay Thai is called the art of eight limbs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --