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Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes of 9/11

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Bradly Bucholz, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, gives a speech to the crowd, setting the tone for the spirit of the 9/11 Memorial Tower Run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2020. On that infamous day, 412 emergency responders gave their lives on that tragic day in history, and all over the world, people gather to run 110 flights of stairs in honor of their memory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

Japanese Air Self-Defense Force members help each other equip their oxygen tanks as they prepare to run 110 flights of stairs at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2020, for a 9/11 Memorial Run. During the run, teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together; individuals also competed separately, running all 110 floors themselves. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

Japanese Air Self-Defense Force members help each other equip their oxygen tanks as they prepare to run 110 flights of stairs at Yokota Air Base, Japan, September 11, 2020. During the 9/11 Memorial Tower Run, teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together, simulating the floors first responders would have had to climb after the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force member rests after his team completed their 110 flights of stairs at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2020, for a 9/11 Memorial Run. During the run, teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together, simulating the floors first responders would have had to climb after the attacks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force member laughs after his team completed their 110 flights of stairs at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2020, for a 9/11 Memorial Run. During the run, teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together, simulating the floors first responders would have had to climb after the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force member rests after his team completed their 110 flights of stairs on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2020, for a 9/11 Memorial Run. During the run, teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together, simulating the floors first responders would have had to climb after the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force member buckles on an oxygen tank before running 110 flights of stairs with his team at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2020, for a 9/11 Memorial Run. During the run, teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together; individuals also competed separately, running all 110 floors themselves in honor of the men and women lost while responding to the terror attacks on 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

A Japanese Air Self-Defense Force member rests after his team completed their 110 flights of stairs at Yokota Air Base, Japan, September 11, 2020. During the 9/11 Memorial Tower Run, teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together; individuals also competed separately, running all 110 floors themselves in honor of the men and women lost while responding to the terror attacks on 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Danielle Spurlock, 374th Maintenance Squadron munitions accountable systems officer, finishes her first turn as her team repeatedly climbs an 11-story tower to a collective 110 floors during a 9/11 Memorial Run on Yokota Air Base Japan, Sept. 11, 2020. The memorial climb symbolizes the flights of stairs first responders had to climb on the day of the infamous terrorist attacks, killing 412 emergency workers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes from 9/11
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Alexander Moyo, 374th Communications Squadron unit training manager, rests between tower relays as his team competes in a 9/11 Memorial Tower Run at Yokota Air Base Japan, Sept. 11, 2020. Teams of four relayed 110 floors together competing for the best time while wearing oxygen tanks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Alexander Moyo, 374th Communications Squadron unit training manager, left, drinks water between tower relays as his team competes in a 9/11 Memorial Tower Run at Yokota Air Base Japan, Sept. 11, 2020. Teams of four relayed 110 floors together competing for the best time while wearing oxygen tanks.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kassandra Hershberger, 374th Communications Squadron unit security manager, looks up the stairs of a tower at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2020, as she prepares to switch with the current runner during a 9/11 Memorial Run. Hershberger and her team competed in the 9/11 Memorial Tower Run where teams of four relayed to run 110 floors together, simulating the floors first responders would have had to climb after the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

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Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes of 9/11.