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Clash of Titans Bodybuilding Competition

Airmen prepares for bodybuilding competition backstage

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Malachie Ward, 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron member, prepares backstage for the Clash of the Titans bodybuilding competition at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 29, 2018. Ward was one of nine competitors in the men’s classic physique division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

Judges watch contestants as they perform their poses

The Clash of the Titans bodybuilding competition judges score the contestants based on muscularity, body conditioning, symmetry and stage presence at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 29, 2018. The bodybuilding competition consisted of two male categories and one female category. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

Female contestants raise their hands after the competition is over.

Three U.S. Air Force Airmen competing in the women’s figure division rejoice after competing in the Clash of the Titans bodybuilding competition at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 29, 2018. While this competition judges on symmetry, presentation and other aesthetic qualities, the Airmen dedicated themselves to eating healthy and consistent workout routines, enabling them to be more fit-to-fit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

Airman poses for judges during men's physique division

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Anthony Neal, 39th Security Forces Squadron member, poses during the men’s classic physique division during the Clash of the Titans bodybuilding competition at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 29, 2018. The benefits of the competition were twofold; one, to show off their hard work and dedication; two, they maintained their ability to be mission ready through the healthy habits required for bodybuilding. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

Members of the crowd cheer on contestant

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 39th Communications Squadron cheer after hearing that Senior Airman Marquis Wade Bey, a member of their squadron, won first place in the men’s bodybuilding category during the Clash of the Titans competition at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 29, 2018. Members from across the base came to cheer on their Airmen, who they know put in hard work and dedication to advance themselves, personally and professionally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Octavius Thompson)

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