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Operation Appreciation 2013 (Day 3): Andrew Hines Happy to Be Closer to the Front Lines

SOUTHWEST ASIA — After the cool, rainy conditions in Kuwait, Operation Appreciation headed to Southwest Asia and found warm weather—and an even warmer reception. The group visited the 380th Air […]

Operation Appreciation

Operation Appreciation 2013 (Day 2): Line Rolls with the Rain, Looks Forward to the Next Stops

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Drag racers and rain are natural enemies. And the last place someone like Jason Line expected to encounter a driving rainstorm was the deserts of the Middle East. […]

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Operation Appreciation 2013 (Day 1): Fresh Location Brings Fresh Perspective to Runte

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Operation Appreciation, Summit Racing’s annual visit to troops stationed overseas, has a whole new look for 2013. The cast remains the same—Greg Anderson, Jason Line,  Andrew Hines, Eddie […]

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More Thanks on Veterans Day–and Beyond! OnAllCylinders Joins Operation Appreciation Next Week

Thank a vet. It’s easy enough on Veterans Day…or Memorial Day…or even July 4. But it’s something I don’t do enough. I don’t take the appropriate time to thank the […]

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Operation Appreciation: Andrew Hines Reflects on “Eye-Opening Experience”

This year, Summit Racing Equipment and Armed Forces Entertainment-sponsored “Operation Appreciation” has visited troops in Bosnia and Kosovo. The last stop was a meet-and-greet on Friday night at Camp Butmir, outside […]

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Operation Appreciation: Runte Enjoys Small Group Atmosphere of this Year’s Trip

  The final stop on the Team Summit/Armed Forces Entertainment visit to troops based overseas was Camp Butmir, the NATO headquarters outside Sarajevo. There are 22 Americans amongst the several […]

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Operation Appreciation: Greg Anderson “Honored and Blessed” to Visit with Troops

Summit Racing driver Greg Anderson took a few moments between flights to talk about his experiences during this year’s Summit Racing Equipment-sponsored holiday visit to U.S. troops stationed overseas, which […]

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Operation Appreciation: Jason Line & Team Venture into Kosovo

The Summit Racing group: Summit Pro Stock drivers Greg Anderson and Jason Line, Summit Racing/BIGFOOT Monster Truck driver Dan Runte, and Harley-Davidson Pro Stock Motorcycle riders Eddie Krawiec and Andrew […]

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Operation Appreciation: Eddie Krawiec’s Thoughts on Days One and Two

The first two days of the weeklong Summit Racing Equipment–sponsored troop visit to Europe were spent in Stuttgart,Germany. Shortly after arriving Sunday, November 25, Summit Racing Pro Stock drivers Greg […]

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Operation Appreciation: Summit Racing Kicks Off Goodwill Mission to Visit Troops in Europe

The third-annual Summit Racing Equipment sponsored holiday troop visit kicked off with an autograph session at the Panzer Kaserne PX shortly after the five champion drivers arrived in Stuttgart, Germany […]