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Misawa hosts 32nd Annual Special Olympics

He shoots, he scores!

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tristan Caro, a 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron air transportation journeyman and Special Olympics volunteer, watches an athlete shoot a basketball into a hoop at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 6, 2018. Athletes participated in several sports stations, including basketball, soccer, hula hoops, cornhole and a dunk tank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers)

It's in the bag!

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Ellison, a 35th Comptroller Squadron customer service technician and Special Olympics volunteer, cheers on an athlete as he tosses a bean bag toward a cornhole board. The Special Olympics featured approximately 170 athletes and their families along with 200 volunteers who helped bring the event together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers).

For whom the bell tolls

Takeji Araya, a Special Olympics volunteer, rings a bell near a cornhole board to aid athletes in focusing their throws at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 6, 2018. Araya is a retired local doctor and now regularly volunteers at the Special Olympics to help athletes enjoy their big days. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers)

Bean bag rest break

Bean bags rest on a cornhole board after being tossed by a Special Olympics athlete during the 32nd Annual Special Olympics at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 6, 2018. The cornhole station was one of several sports stations participants could use to hone their athletic skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers)

Hangar 911 Olympic Rings

Olympic rings hang on a wall at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 6, 2018. This year marked the 32nd iteration of the Special Olympics hosted by Team Misawa and featured more than 170 athletes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers)

For whom the ball tolls

A basketball lays in a bag during the Special Olympics at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 6, 2018. Basketball was one of many sports stations set up to help the athletes hone their skills during the 32nd Annual Special Olympics. Approximately 170 participants entered the event with 200 Team Misawa volunteers who came together to make the event happen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers)

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Team Misawa hosted 170 athletes and their families for this year's Special Olympics at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 6.

More than 200 volunteers helped put together the 32nd iteration of this event, with several stations for athletes to hone their skills including basketball, soccer, cornhole, pitching and many more.