Kunsan Olympics scheduled for Sept. 20

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Kunsan Olympics scheduled for Sept. 20

by: Senior Airman Brigitte N. Brantley | .
8th Fighter Wing | .
published: September 14, 2012

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea - Following the excitement from the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, the Wolf Pack will hold its own version of the Summer Games on Sept. 20.

The 8th Fighter Wing and Republic of Korea Air Force's 38th Fighter Group will co-host the day's events, where they will go head-to-head in several sports and activities as they represent their squadron.

"In the spirit of friendly competition, we reaffirm our dedication to the principles of freedom and democracy as the basis of our continued strength and friendship," said Col. John Pearse, 8th FW commander.

Airmen and civilians from all units are encouraged to participate and sign up no later than Sept. 17.

"The Kunsan Olympics is a great way to strengthen our relationship with the ROKAF while also having a good time," said Master Sgt. Christopher Goninan, 8th FW Olympics point of contact. "The more players and teams from your unit that place, the better chance your unit has at winning first place."

To sign up, contact your group POC:
38th FG/ROKAF: Maj. Jung Mouk Chae
8th FW/Wing staff agencies: Master Sgt. Christopher Goninan, Senior Airman Brigitte N. Brantley
8th Operations Group: Senior Airman Emerald Twiggs, Senior Airman Justin Jordan
8th Maintenance Group: Senior Airman Jessica Bodie
8th Mission Support Group: Staff Sgt. Brandon Andrews, Tech. Sgt. William Saul
8th Medical Group: Staff Sgt. Kyle Hicks, Senior Airman Timothy Conklin

The day's schedule of events is:
8 a.m.: Opening comments
8:15 a.m.: Formation run at the flight line
9:30 a.m.: Eight-ball tournament at Falcon Community Activities Center
9:30 a.m.: Golf tournament 1 at West Winds Golf Course
9:30 a.m.: Paintball tournament at Wolf Pack Park
9:30 a.m.: Tennis tournament at the tennis courts
10 a.m.: Softball tournament at the softball field
10 a.m.: Bowling tournament 1 at Take it North Bowling Center
10 a.m.: Blind volleyball tournament at the Fitness Center
11 a.m.: Ping pong Tournament at Falcon CAC
12:30 p.m.: Golf tournament 2 at West Winds Golf Course
1 p.m.: Bowling tournament 2 at Take it North Bowling Center
1 p.m.: Tug-of-war at the soccer field
1 p.m.: Racquetball tournament at the Fitness Center
1 p.m.: 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Fitness Center
1 p.m.: Darts tournament at Falcon CAC
1:40 p.m.: Soccer tournament 1 at the soccer field (U.S. commanders vs. ROKAF commanders)
2:10 p.m.: Soccer tournament 2 at the soccer field
3:20 p.m.: Team relay at the oval track
4 p.m.: Closing ceremony and awards presentation at the Loring Club
4:30 p.m.: Free food at the Loring Club

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