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Best offense is a good defense

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Debi Brown, of the 30th Launch Group, takes down Mike Myers, a fourth degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, after receiving an aggressive bear hug during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The workship was held in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month to teach participants how to safely remove themselves from an attacker. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Debi Brown, of the 30th Launch Group, takes down Mike Myers, a fourth degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, after receiving an aggressive bear hug during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The workship was held in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month to teach participants how to safely remove themselves from an attacker. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Valerie Pallai, a second degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor, demonstrates the “breaking a melon” technique with Mike Meyers, a fourth degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The participants in the workshop learned how to properly defend themselves from assailants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Valerie Pallai, a second degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor, demonstrates the “breaking a melon” technique with Mike Meyers, a fourth degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The participants in the workshop learned how to properly defend themselves from assailants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Valerie Pallai, a second degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor, uses Master Sgt. Lori Morroy, of the 148 Space Operations Squadron, to demonstrate a joint lock technique to avoid an assailant during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The workshop was held in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month to teach participants how to safely remove themselves from an attacker. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Valerie Pallai, a second degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor, uses Master Sgt. Lori Morroy, of the 148 Space Operations Squadron, to demonstrate a joint lock technique to avoid an assailant during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The workshop was held in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month to teach participants how to safely remove themselves from an attacker. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – 2nd Lt. Cursten Duncan, of the 392 Training Squadron,  uses the neck twist technique to get out of a bear hug demonstrated by Randy Ancheta, a third degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, during a workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The participants in the workshop learned how to properly defend themselves from assailants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – 2nd Lt. Cursten Duncan, of the 392 Training Squadron, uses the neck twist technique to get out of a bear hug demonstrated by Randy Ancheta, a third degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, during a workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. The participants in the workshop learned how to properly defend themselves from assailants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Debi Brown, of the 30th Launch Group,  and Tech Sgt. Calvin Moore, of the 30th Launch Readiness Squadron, learns from Terry Briggs, a fourth degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, a simple technique to break an attackers hold during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. Participants in the workshop learned how to properly defend themselves from assailants.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Debi Brown, of the 30th Launch Group, and Tech Sgt. Calvin Moore, of the 30th Launch Readiness Squadron, learns from Terry Briggs, a fourth degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt sensei, a simple technique to break an attackers hold during a self defense workshop at the base fitness center here Friday, April 22, 2011. Participants in the workshop learned how to properly defend themselves from assailants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lael Huss)