Operation Appreciation 2017

Operation Appreciation (Day 6): Eddie Krawiec Reflects on Assault Ship Tour, Meeting U.S. Troops in Japan for the Holidays
Operation Appreciation 2017

Operation Appreciation (Day 6): Eddie Krawiec Reflects on Assault Ship Tour, Meeting U.S. Troops in Japan for the Holidays

U.S. FLEET ACTIVITIES SASEBO, Japan — The final day of the 2017 Operation Appreciation tour concluded with a visit to the USS Bonhomme Richard, an amphibious assault ship that is […]

Operation Appreciation (Day 5): BIGFOOT® Pilot Dan Runte Shares Experience as Tour Takes Him to New Heights
Operation Appreciation 2017

Operation Appreciation (Day 5): BIGFOOT® Pilot Dan Runte Shares Experience as Tour Takes Him to New Heights

MCAS IWAKUNI, Japan – With just two days left to experience the 2017 Operation Appreciation tour, the group of Motorsports champions was eager to get to MCAS Iwakuni so that […]

Operation Appreciation (Day 4): Greg Anderson Goes Back to School and Flies an F-18 Fighter Jet (Sort Of)!
Operation Appreciation 2017

Operation Appreciation (Day 4): Greg Anderson Goes Back to School and Flies an F-18 Fighter Jet (Sort Of)!

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan – Four-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Greg Anderson has been part of the Operation Appreciation tour since 2011, and he is always particularly appreciative of […]

Operation Appreciation (Day 3): Second Year on Tour is All New for BIGFOOT Driver Larry Swim
Operation Appreciation 2017

Operation Appreciation (Day 3): Second Year on Tour is All New for BIGFOOT Driver Larry Swim

CAMP FUJI, Japan – Summit Racing BIGFOOT 4×4® Monster Truck driver Larry Swim is experiencing Operation Appreciation for the second time. Last year, the tour ventured to the Middle East […]

Operation Appreciation (Day 2): Andrew Hines Speaks of Unique Experiences During Visit to Yokota AB
Operation Appreciation 2017

Operation Appreciation (Day 2): Andrew Hines Speaks of Unique Experiences During Visit to Yokota AB

YOKOTA AB, Japan – The second day of the annual Summit Racing Equipment-sponsored, Armed Forces Entertainment-organized Operation Appreciation took six Motorsports champs to Yokota Air Force Base, where they were […]

Operation Appreciation (Day 1): Jason Line Kicks off 10th Consecutive Troop Tour with Visit to Japan
Operation Appreciation 2017

Operation Appreciation (Day 1): Jason Line Kicks off 10th Consecutive Troop Tour with Visit to Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan — The 2017 Operation Appreciation tour is off and running as the team visits military installations in Japan for the first time. Summit Racing Equipment and Armed Forces […]