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‘Jabbo Chili’ wins 6th-annual chili cook off

Airmen of the 182nd Airlift Wing sample chili during the sixth-annual chili cook off at the 182nd Airlift Wing, Peoria, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014. The competition placed 13 contestants and their homemade chili recipes against each other to compete for best look and smell, best consistency, and best taste. The event brought out approximately 120 unit members to sample the various white and traditional red entries, and raised $490 in support of operating the wing’s consolidated club. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Alex R. Sea, vehicle equipment maintenance specialist and winner of the 2014 competition, enjoys the yearly event because he gets to have good chili with good people, he said. “It’s a good way to get out and mingle and talk to the people you don’t usually see on a day-to-day basis.” (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer/Released. Image was cropped to emphasize the subjects.)

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