/ Published July 12, 2006
Members of the 931st Security Forces assisted the ‘ Kansas Torch Run for Special Olympics’ on June 2. The run began in Derby, Kan. with the Derby Police Department running the torch up Rock Road to the intersection of 63rd Street. The 931 SF took over and ran the torch all the way to McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. where the torch was ran through the base and passed off to the Wichita Police Department at the back gate. Wichita Police then ran the torch to Wichita State University for the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics. Staff Sgt. Tyrel Askren, 931st SF, coordinated the 931st ARG involvement in the event.
Master Sgt. Gary White holds the torch at the intersection of 63rd and Rock Rd. in Derby, Kan. as he prepares to begin the 931st SF portion of the run.
Members of the 931st SF, braving temperatures in the upper nineties, ran the Special Olympic torch from Derby, Kan. through the base.
931st SF members run with Derby police during the Special Olympics torch run on June 2 in Derby, Kan.