Airman 1st Class Lance Thornton motivates his team swim laps at practice Aug. 30. During Thornton’s first season with the Barracudas, they set 48 personal records out of 56 taper swims. Seven former team members are on current division one college scholarships. In the past three years, the Barracudas have produced an Auburn University swim team captain and four 2012 Olympic trial swimmers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Blankenship)

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