May 15, 2018

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2018

AFA Holds Second Annual Wounded Airmen Cycling Challenge

Arlington, Va. - The Air Force Association (AFA) held its second annual Wounded Airmen Cycling Challenge on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at CycleBar, an indoor cycling studio with over 120 locations nationwide.

The goal of the Wounded Airmen Cycling Challenge is to raise $60,000 benefiting AFA’s Wounded Airman Program, which supports wounded and ill Airmen by providing emergency financial assistance, adaptive sports equipment, and employment readiness opportunities for wounded Airmen and their families.

The 2017 Wounded Airmen Cycling Challenge raised over $54,000.

The event will consist of an hour spin class taught by CylceBar professional instructors, followed by a reception presented by Technica.

Generous Wounded Airmen Cycling Challenge sponsors include Gold Sponsor Technica; Silver Sponsors AGI, AT&T, DirectMail.com, Freeman, James G. Elliot, AFA Nation’s Capital Chapter Stoladi, and Synaptek; and Corporate Donors C-Ink, AFA Gen Charles A. Gabriel Chapter, NTP Events, AFA Pennsylvania Chapter, and Pragmatics.

To learn more about the Wounded Airmen Cycling Challenge and register to ride or donate, visit www.afa.org/wacc.

The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage.

Contact:

McKinnon Pearse

Mpearse@afa.org

703-247-5847