The spirit of competition at Joint Multinational Readiness Center

By Sgt. Tristin Maximilian (USAREUR)September 10, 2019

5K Fun Run
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Organizational Day Soccer playoffs
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Knocked it out of the park
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HOHENFELS- The brisk early morning set the stage, Friday, for competition at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC). Soldiers representing their different critter teams were scoping out their rivals for the annual JMRC organizational day.

"Train to Win is the motto at JMRC" said Commander of Operations Groups Col. Joseph Hilbert. "I can't think of a better thing to do while we're between rotation but get at the spirit of competition and most importantly the spirit of winning that we do here at JMRC."

Soldiers at Hohenfels just wrapped up exercise Combined Resolved yet, they remained eager and motivated on this friendly day of competition just before they unravel the beast of Saber Junction.

"I like how events like this build esprit de corps and foster a healthy sense of competiveness among our JMRC family," said Sgt. 1st Class Walter Nieves, Consolidated Maintenance Activity.

Organizational Day 2019 hosted six events throughout the day. The Falcon team proved to be unstoppable in softball and beat the Grizzly team to take home first place. The "Lethal Chicks" dominated their opponents in volleyball beating Timberwolves to clinch first.Team Hawk controlled the field in the soccer tournament making them victorious against the Grizzly Team. Mustangs made a striking finish taking home the win in the bowling competition.

In individual sports, representing the Grizzly Team, Capt. Caleb Erway took first in the 5k finishing in 18 minutes. Tom Gardner won the cycle race.

The ceremony concluded with the trophy presentations and food