Hackett 2016 Olympic Baton
Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs-Midwest
Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett, 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC displays the Chicago 2016 Olympic Baton after executing a jump with it attached to his flight suit, for the 10,000 spectators at North Avenue Beach on 23 June, 2009. In the background of the shot is his host, Mr. Joe Ahern, the Public Relations Director for the 2016 Olympics. Afterwards, the team presented the baton officially to the 2016 Olympic Chairman, Pat Ryan and Bob Berland, 1984 USA Olympic Silver Medalist in Judo.
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