Camp Fuji-Japan—As morning broke and Mount Fuji crept out from behind its normal cloudy veil, Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal III made an early start of Day 10 of the tour at Camp Fuji visiting US Marines.
Located at the foot of majestic Mount Fuji, 60 miles/100km away from…Continue
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Sasebo-Japan—Two Olympic bombshells, Kaylin Richardson and Caroline Lalive, traded their traditional downhill speed suits for specially designed bomb blast suits when Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal III spent a few hours with members of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5, Detachment 51 stationed at Sasebo, Japan.
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Sasebo, Japan—Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal III came ashore for Day 8 at COMFLEACT Sasebo for a visit with sailors, a trip back to school, spare time and an evening spent socializing with troops.
After a breakfast at the Harbor Cafe that set the team up for the morning,…Continue
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The spirit of every member of the 83rd Ordinance Battalion is something that impressed the HEAVY Medal team the minute we first stepped foot on the post.
The majority of these service members, less than 30 men and women, are in Kure without their families. A posting to Akizuki is…Continue
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With cooler temperatures replacing the hot and humid tropical conditions experienced over the past few days, Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal III team enjoyed a day with US Army troopers of the Akizuki/83rd Ordinance Battalion in Kure, Japan.
It was only appropriate in the Land of the Rising Sun that the Sean Colgan and Robi Powers met the morning sun with the squad for physical training. After a series of vigorous calisthenics, the squad headed out the main…Continue
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Kure, Japan - The Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal III Team has arrived here in this small seaport town to spend time with a very special group of US Army Service Members. " We haven't had anyone visit us in at least 6 months so you guys coming is like Christmas in May for our Soldiers" said David Ricks, Kure Lodging and Club Manager to the Akizuki/83rd Ordinance Battalion - U.S. Army. " There are less then 60 US Army Soldiers Stationed here and…Continue
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Guam, May 2, 2011—Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal Tour took to the skies heading up, up and away with the US Air Force in Guam. As morning broke, the team set their compass for north on this small island and started off for Andersen Air Force Base and the 36th Wing,
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Guam, May 1, 2011—With visions of Sean Connery and Scott Glenn at the helm from the movie, Hunt for Red October, Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal III went full speed ahead visiting two Los Angeles-class fast attack submarines, which first came to prominence during the Cold War.
After a late night arrival by Olympian Sean Colgan to join Team USA, HEAVY Medal III started the day with an early duty call aboard the USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) just back in its home port of Guam.…Continue
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Heavy lifting wasn’t the only action taking place today as Armed Forces Entertainment HEAVY Medal Tour III helped usher in the Grand Opening of the new Charles King Fitness Center at Navy Base Guam.
Two-time Olympian and Olympic bronze medalist, Nelson Carmichael; two-time Olympian Kaylin Richardson and three-time…Continue
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After crossing the International Date Line, the HEAVY Medal III team touched down in Guam, a United States territory located in the western Pacific Ocean after a day (or was it two days) of travel to reach this island oasis. Guam is the southern most island in the Marianas Island chain and the first US outpost to greet each new day for the United States.
After a 16+ hour flight from the US mainland,…Continue
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With snow still falling over much of the Rocky Mountains and ski boots just recently put away, Armed Forces Entertainment’s HEAVY Medal III is wheels up as it heads out on a Pacific adventure to salute troops and their families in Guam and Japan with United States Olympians Kaylin Richardson, Caroline Lalive, Sean Colgan and Nelson Carmichael.
The four U.S. Olympians are heading to the region for a salute and thank-you to U.S. Armed Forces for their dedication and service to our…
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The tour rolls out this coming week to Guam and undisclosed bases in Japan. Special thanks to Olympians Nelson Carmichael, Sean Colgan, Caroline Lalive and Kaylin Richardson along with American300 Warrior Tours founder, Rob Powers, for giving up the time for the Troops!
Tour officials will…Continue
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