Commanding General's Challenge

By Jason Kelly, Fires Bulletin, Fort SillApril 29, 2010

Civilians, retirees, family members and Soldiers joined the Fort Sill commanding general in a fitness walk April 28. The walking group had a 3.6 mile course (over hill and dale, of course).
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Civilians, retirees, family members and Soldiers joined the Fort Sill commanding general in a fitness walk April 28. The walking group had a 3.6 mile course (over hill and dale, of course). (Photo Credit: Jason Kelly, Fires Bulletin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thousands of people took off from Fort Sill's Polo Field in a group that closed the forts main thoroughfare for over two hours.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thousands of people took off from Fort Sill's Polo Field in a group that closed the forts main thoroughfare for over two hours. (Photo Credit: Jason Kelly, Fires Bulletin) VIEW ORIGINAL
While the walkers followed a 3.6 mile path,  the military units took a 4.5 mile run. Units included a mix of tenant units, such as the 75th Fires Brigade, and training units, like the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill's host unit for basic training and advanced individual training.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – While the walkers followed a 3.6 mile path, the military units took a 4.5 mile run. Units included a mix of tenant units, such as the 75th Fires Brigade, and training units, like the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill's host unit for basic training and advanced individual training. (Photo Credit: Jason Kelly, Fires Bulletin) VIEW ORIGINAL
No parade or ceremony at Fort Sill could be complete without our U.S. Marine Corps Detachment, made up of students and instructors, who train in field artillery beside their Army counterparts.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – No parade or ceremony at Fort Sill could be complete without our U.S. Marine Corps Detachment, made up of students and instructors, who train in field artillery beside their Army counterparts. (Photo Credit: Jason Kelly, Fires Bulletin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers stretch out their stride as they run as part of the Fort Sill Commanding General's Challenge ... part of a program to promote fitness throughout southwestern Oklahoma through leadership and  partnerships with local schools and health care and medical care providers.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers stretch out their stride as they run as part of the Fort Sill Commanding General's Challenge ... part of a program to promote fitness throughout southwestern Oklahoma through leadership and partnerships with local schools and health care and medical care providers. (Photo Credit: Jason Kelly, Fires Bulletin) VIEW ORIGINAL