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More than 600 servicemembers attend Women’s Equality Day run

 

Written by U.S Army Pfc. Roy Mercon, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs  

Regional Command East - Combined Joint Task Force - 101Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan –  The Women’s Equality Day five-kilometer run was held August 26th. First established in 1971, the date commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave U.S. women full voting rights in 1920.

More than 600 servicemembers ran or walked in the event.

Two Soldiers and a Sailor show the commemorative T-shirt they each received at the completion of Bagram Airfield’s Women’s Equality Day five-kilometer run Aug. 26th. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Roy Mercon, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs)

Two Soldiers and a Sailor show the commemorative T-shirt they each received at the completion of Bagram Airfield’s Women’s Equality Day five-kilometer run Aug. 26th. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Roy Mercon, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs)

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More than 600 people ran or walked in Bagram Airfield’s Women’s Equality Day five-kilometer run Aug. 26th. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Roy Mercon, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs)

More than 600 people ran or walked in Bagram Airfield’s Women’s Equality Day five-kilometer run Aug. 26th. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Roy Mercon, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs)

A member of the Republic of Korean Army wears the commemorative T-shirt he earned at the completetion of Bagram Airfield’s Women’s Equality Day five-kilometer run Aug. 26th. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Roy Mercon, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs)

A member of the Republic of Korean Army wears the commemorative T-shirt he earned at the completetion of Bagram Airfield’s Women’s Equality Day five-kilometer run Aug. 26th. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Roy Mercon, Task Force Wolverine Public Affairs)


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