• ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot broadcast a special Veterans Day edition of SportsCenter live from the U.S. Army Garrison-Grafenwoehr parade field, Nov. 11, 2010.  The broadcast was the culmination of ESPN's week-long tribute to veterans and the U.S. Army's year-long commemoration of the Grafenwoehr Training Area's 100th anniversary.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot broadcast a special Veterans Day edition of SportsCenter live from the U.S. Army Garrison-Grafenwoehr parade field, Nov. 11, 2010. The broadcast was the culmination of ESPN's week-long tribute to veterans and...

  • A team from the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment competes in the Warrior Challenge equipment relay during ESPN's live broadcast of Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day 2010.

    ESPN Veterans Day broadcast from Grafenwoehr

    A team from the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment competes in the Warrior Challenge equipment relay during ESPN's live broadcast of Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day 2010.

  • ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot get ready to present the Sportscenter Top 10 Plays with members of the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion during the live Veterans Day broadcast in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

    ESPN Veterans Day broadcasts from Grafenwoehr

    ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot get ready to present the Sportscenter Top 10 Plays with members of the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion during the live Veterans Day broadcast in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

  • An ESPN camera crew capture the action during the weapons assembly relay, an event of the Warrior Challenge, a competition that pitted six Europe-base U.S. Army unit against each other in a test of basic Soldier skills.  The Warrior Challenge was part of ESPN's live broadcast of Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day 2010.

    ESPN in Grafenwoehr

    An ESPN camera crew capture the action during the weapons assembly relay, an event of the Warrior Challenge, a competition that pitted six Europe-base U.S. Army unit against each other in a test of basic Soldier skills. The Warrior Challenge was part...

  • Members of the 173rd Airborne's Warrior Challenge team compete in the litter carry event during ESPN's live broadcast of Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Members of the 173rd Airborne's Warrior Challenge team compete in the litter carry event during ESPN's live broadcast of Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day 2010.

  • Maj. Keith Matiskella -- on the ESPN Sportscenter stage in Grafenwoehr, Germany -- connects with his wife, Maj. Patty Hinshaw through satellite during ESPN's Veterans Day live broadcast in Grafenwoehr.  Maj. Hinshaw is currently deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Maj. Keith Matiskella -- on the ESPN Sportscenter stage in Grafenwoehr, Germany -- connects with his wife, Maj. Patty Hinshaw through satellite during ESPN's Veterans Day live broadcast in Grafenwoehr. Maj. Hinshaw is currently deployed to Afghanistan...

  • Maj. Keith Matiskella and his son speak with ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot during the live broadcast of ESPN's Sportscenter, Nov. 11, 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Maj. Keith Matiskella and his son speak with ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot during the live broadcast of ESPN's Sportscenter, Nov. 11, 2010.

  • Soldiers of the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion cheer into the camera during the live, Veterans Day broadcast of ESPN Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Soldiers of the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion cheer into the camera during the live, Veterans Day broadcast of ESPN Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

  • The view from the cheap seats during ESPN live broadcast of Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day, 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    The view from the cheap seats during ESPN live broadcast of Sportscenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day, 2010.

  • A Soldier from the 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade tosses a grenade during an event of the Warrior Challenge, a Soldier-skill competition, during the live broadcast of ESPN SportsCenters Veterans Day special in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    A Soldier from the 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade tosses a grenade during an event of the Warrior Challenge, a Soldier-skill competition, during the live broadcast of ESPN SportsCenters Veterans Day special in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

  • Sgt. First Class Aaron Beckman, 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, explains the Warrior Challenge -- a Soldier-skills competition -- to ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot during ESPN Sportscenter's live Veterans Day broadcast from Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Sgt. First Class Aaron Beckman, 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, explains the Warrior Challenge -- a Soldier-skills competition -- to ESPN anchors Hannah Storm and Josh Elliot during ESPN Sportscenter's live Veterans Day broadcast from...

  • German and American Soldiers talk between live segments of ESPN Sportscenter's special Salute to Veterans in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.  This was the first time these Soldiers have met since the Americans -- part of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade-- rescued the German Soldiers from a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan in 2009.  The American members of that mission received the Gold Cross for Valor from the German government, the highest distinction Germany has ever bestowed on foreign Soldiers.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    German and American Soldiers talk between live segments of ESPN Sportscenter's special Salute to Veterans in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010. This was the first time these Soldiers have met since the Americans -- part of the 12th Combat Aviation...

  • A Soldier from the U.S. Army 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, headquartered in Ansbach, Germany, embraces a German soldier who he helped rescue from a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan during the opening ceremony of ESPN's live broadcast of a special Veterans Day Sportscenter in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.  It was the first time the German and American Soldiers had seen each other since the rescue mission in April, 2009.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    A Soldier from the U.S. Army 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, headquartered in Ansbach, Germany, embraces a German soldier who he helped rescue from a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan during the opening ceremony of ESPN's live broadcast of a special Veterans...

  • Staff at the Grafenwoehr U.S. Army Dining Facility serve free steak lunches to members of the Grafenwoehr Military Community on Veterans Day 2010.  The steaks were donated to Soldiers and their families by Cooks from the Valley, a partner in the Department of Defense's "America Supports You" program.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Staff at the Grafenwoehr U.S. Army Dining Facility serve free steak lunches to members of the Grafenwoehr Military Community on Veterans Day 2010. The steaks were donated to Soldiers and their families by Cooks from the Valley, a partner in the...

  • Lt. Gen. John D. Gardner, U.S. European Command deputy commander, and Brig. Gen. Steven L. Salazar, commanding general of the 7th U.S. Army Joint Multinational Training Command, man the grill during the free steak lunch for Soldiers and their families at the Grafenwoehr Dining Facility, Grafenwoehr, Germany, on Veterans Day, 2010.  The steaks were donated by Cooks from the Valley, a partner in the Department of Defense's "America Supports You" program.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Lt. Gen. John D. Gardner, U.S. European Command deputy commander, and Brig. Gen. Steven L. Salazar, commanding general of the 7th U.S. Army Joint Multinational Training Command, man the grill during the free steak lunch for Soldiers and their families...

  • Two members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10692 attached flowers to their lapels during the Veterans Day activities in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    Two members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10692 attached flowers to their lapels during the Veterans Day activities in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 11, 2010.

  • A family from the Grafenwoehr Military Community proudly displays their salute to Veterans Day during the live broadcast of ESPN Sportscenter's Veterans Day broadcast from the Grafenwoehr parade field, Nov. 11, 2010.

    ESPN at Grafenwoehr

    A family from the Grafenwoehr Military Community proudly displays their salute to Veterans Day during the live broadcast of ESPN Sportscenter's Veterans Day broadcast from the Grafenwoehr parade field, Nov. 11, 2010.

  • Members of the 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade hoist their trophy after winning the ESPN Warrior Challenge during the live broadcast of ESPN SportsCenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day.  The 172nd narrowly captured the title after edging out the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion by half a point in the competition.

    ESPN Veterans Day broadcast in Grafenwoehr

    Members of the 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade hoist their trophy after winning the ESPN Warrior Challenge during the live broadcast of ESPN SportsCenter from Grafenwoehr, Germany on Veterans Day. The 172nd narrowly captured the title after edging out...

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