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 Third annual "Instructors versus AiT" CFC flag football game
 
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Competition heats up to support the CFC
The 366th Training Squadron presented a check for $2,600 to the Autism Speaks foundation at the third annual "Instructor versus Airman-in-Training" Combinded Federal Campaign flag football game on Sept. 21. The Instructors won the game this year with a 19-13 victory. Pictured from left to right: AiT team captain A1C Andre Lejia-Brown, LtCol James Beam, 366th TRS Commander, and Instructor team captain TSgt Derek Allar. (Courtesy photo)
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Competition heats up to support the CFC

Posted 9/26/2012   Updated 9/26/2012 Email story   Print story

    


by Kimberly Dagdag
82d Training Wing Public Affairs


9/26/2012 - SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The 366th Training Squadron held its third annual "Instructors versus Airman-In-Training" Combined Federal Campaign flag football game at the Levitow field, Sept. 21.

The flag football game has become quite the event for players and spectators alike, with over 300 spectators lining the sides of the field to cheer on their respective team.

"The game promotes team building and friendly competition. All-in-all it's a great event for the whole squadron to come together for a good cause," said Tech. Sgt. Derek Allar, 366 TRS Instructor and flag football team coach.

This year's donations have more than tripled the amount raised at last year's game, totaling over $2,600 for the CFC. 100 percent of the money raised was donated to the charity of the game winner's choice.

Instructors went into this year with a 0-2 record and were feeling the pressure to get a win. While the AiTs were hoping to continue their bragging rights next year, their winning streak came to an end as the Instructors walked away with a 19-13 victory.

"Getting our first victory is great, but even better is the opportunity to come together and make a donation that will support one of our own," said Allar.

The foundation the Instructors chose to donate the money raised to is called "Autism Speaks" and the donation was made in honor of one of their own instructors, Staff Sgt. Antonio Ramirez, whose son is autistic.

The CFC kicked off on Sept. 10 and runs through Oct. 10. This year's base goal is $205,000.

The CFC is the largest workplace charitable campaign with over 2,000 local, national and international charities available for donations. Take advantage of this opportunity to help millions of people in need.

For more information on the CFC, click here.



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