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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 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 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 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 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 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 […]

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Operation Appreciation (Day 5): Andrew Hines Reflects on the Final Day of Operation Appreciation

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait – The final day of the 2016 tour of champions visit with American troops in the Middle East – known as Operation Appreciation – was no less […]

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Operation Appreciation (Day 4): Summit Racing BIGFOOT 4×4® Driver Larry Swim Embarks Upon His First Journey with the Team

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait – While Dan Runte, driver of the Summit Racing BIGFOOT 4×4 Monster Truck, has long been part of Operation Appreciation, his teammate and fellow BIGFOOT driver Larry […]

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Operation Appreciation (Day 3): Greg Anderson Finds a Piece of Home in Kuwait

The 312th Engineer Company at Camp Arifjan United States Army installation welcomed the team with open arms and showed them around the yard, introducing them to heavy equipment like bulldozers […]

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Operation Appreciation (Day 2 Continued): Eddie Krawiec Finds Common Ground with American Troops in Middle East

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait – The first day of Operation Appreciation ended with a Summit Racing BIGFOOT 4×4® Monster Truck show like no other at Camp Beuhring, and the thrilling spectacle […]