Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Young, 105th Airlift Wing
NEW WINDSOR, NY. 2 May 2009. -- Senior Airman Darryl Reeves, defends against Staff Sgt. Michael Winfield's drive to the basket in the 105th Airlift Wing First Six Enlisted Council's, 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament held on May 2 at Stewart Air National Guard Base.
Fifty-five members of the Stewart military community-- which includes members of the Air National Guard and the United States Marine Corps Reserve's Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 ( VMGR-452) participated in the games held in the New Windsor Recreational Facility on Saturday afternoon of the May Unit Training Assembly.
Air Guardsmen and Marines vied for base bragging rights in a double elimination competition.
The First Six Enlisted Council--a joint Air Guard and Marine group-- created the 3-on-3 Tournament to raise morale, strengthen unit camaraderie and to jumpstart fitness.
“I found this event to be very exciting and a healthy challenge and was happy to see so many us come out and participate. I believe if this tournament was a consistent part of future drill weekends it would improve the fitness of members. I would surely take part in this event whenever available” Said Staff Sgt. Michael D. Winfield, 105 LRS.
The overall winners of the tournament were the Marines of MAG49-Detachment B.
“It was nice to see people having fun and exchanging contact information. Having an outing like this has served its purpose. There will definitely be more events like this to come” added Tech. Sgt. Jose Chevere, President of the First Six Enlisted Council.
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