Command seeks members for AFMC marathon team|
by Air Force Materiel Command Services Marketing
4/4/2011 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command is currently seeking members for its command Air Force Marathon team.
A total of 10 active-duty members will be selected to participate. Three male and two female runners will be selected for both the full-marathon and half-marathon races.
Individuals interested in participating should submit an Air Force Form 303 to their local installation's fitness center director no later than April 30, 2011.
Team members selected will receive reimbursement from AFMC Services. Each member will be granted permissive temporary duty status in accordance with Air Force Instruction 36-3003, Military Leave Program.
As part of the AFMC team, members' participation can earn points tallied toward the Major Command Challenge. The winning command earns possession of a prestigious traveling trophy. The top male and female Air Force finishers in all age groups and both the half- and full-marathon races earn points for their commands.
The MAJCOM Challenge is an Air Force-wide competition open to active-duty and activated Guard and Reserve service members. The challenge pits uniformed members of the service against one another in a friendly competition determined by participation points and race performance.
Headquarters AFMC Services will appoint a selection board to evaluate nominations for the AFMC team based on the AF Form 303 content. The board will make its recommendations for final approval. Individuals will be selected based upon most recent experience and fastest times.
For more information please contact Tech. Sgt. Hugh Word at (937) 656-0887.