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Airmen build camaraderie during visit to National Parks

Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., peers out over the Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2015, while taking a break at “Ohh Ahh Point.” The break was the first stop during a seven hour hike on the canyon’s South Kaibab Trail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., peers out over the Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2015, while taking a break at “Ohh Ahh Point.” The break was the first stop during a seven hour hike on the canyon’s South Kaibab Trail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

This photo illustration depicts Augustus Schliffke, 90th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation programmer, and Senior Airman Rachel Silverberg, 90th Force Support Squadron – both assigned to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. – as they watch a storm move across the Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2015. The storm eventually caught the Airmen before the end of their hike. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

This photo illustration depicts Augustus Schliffke, 90th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation programmer, and Senior Airman Rachel Silverberg, 90th Force Support Squadron – both assigned to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. – as they watch a storm move across the Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2015. The storm eventually caught the Airmen before the end of their hike. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Johnson, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment technician; Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard; and Austin Welch, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron – all F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. – run up the Bryce Point Trail in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, Sept. 4, 2015. The group participated in a four-day trip through the Outdoor Recreation’s single Airmen program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Johnson, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment technician; Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard; and Austin Welch, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron – all F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. – run up the Bryce Point Trail in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, Sept. 4, 2015. The group participated in a four-day trip through the Outdoor Recreation’s single Airmen program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Johnson, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment technician on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., wades across the Virgin River, Utah, Sept. 5, 2015, during a hike in Zion National Park. A group of 11 Airmen participated in an Outdoor Recreation trip that visited four national parks in four days. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Johnson, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment technician on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., wades across the Virgin River, Utah, Sept. 5, 2015, during a hike in Zion National Park. A group of 11 Airmen participated in an Outdoor Recreation trip that visited four national parks in four days. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Austin Welch, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron, reaches to help Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard, into a crevice on the side of the Virgin River, Utah, Sept. 5, 2015. Zion was one of four national parks that Airmen visited during an Outdoor Recreation trip over the extended Labor Day weekend. Both Airmen are assigned to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Austin Welch, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron, reaches to help Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard, into a crevice on the side of the Virgin River, Utah, Sept. 5, 2015. Zion was one of four national parks that Airmen visited during an Outdoor Recreation trip over the extended Labor Day weekend. Both Airmen are assigned to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Augustus Schliffke, 90th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation programmer; Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard; and Senior Airman Rachel Silverberg, 90th Force Support Squadron – all assigned to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. – walk through the Virgin River in Zion National Park, Utah, Sept. 5, 2015. A group of 11 Airmen hiked Zion’s Narrows trail, which features extensive walking through the river. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Augustus Schliffke, 90th Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation programmer; Rachel Bower, F.E. Warren Aquatics Center lifeguard; and Senior Airman Rachel Silverberg, 90th Force Support Squadron – all assigned to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. – walk through the Virgin River in Zion National Park, Utah, Sept. 5, 2015. A group of 11 Airmen hiked Zion’s Narrows trail, which features extensive walking through the river. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Cesar Bustamante, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., and his wife, Kim, look out over Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, Sept. 4, 2015. After 12 hours in a van, a group of 11 Airmen watched the sun set over the national park. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

Airman 1st Class Cesar Bustamante, 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., and his wife, Kim, look out over Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, Sept. 4, 2015. After 12 hours in a van, a group of 11 Airmen watched the sun set over the national park. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle)

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. -- The 90th Missile Wing's Outdoor Recreation hosts a series of adventures to various locations throughout the year - from relaxing camping trips to high adrenaline adventures such as tandem sky-diving and mountain biking - and many of these adventures come at a reduced cost to single Airmen.

During Labor Day weekend, Outdoor Rec. hosted a four-day visit for Airmen to national parks in Utah and Arizona. Eleven Airmen visited Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park and Arches National Park in Utah and the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.