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Fort Bragg – June 8, 2017

Fort Bragg – June 8, 2017

Fort Bragg:  Fourth Time a Charm Fayetteville, North Carolina  June 8, 2017 As civilians, so much of what goes on in the military is completely lost to us.  It’s not until you spend time with the families whose loved ones are deployed, do you get an...

MacDill Air Force – March 4, 2017

MacDill Air Force – March 4, 2017

MacDill Air Force Base March 4, 2017   The Boots on the Court crew arrived at MacDill Air Force Base on a chilly Friday night.  After our traditional dinner at Qdoba off base, we went to bed looking forward to the next day of fun and clinics.   Saturday...

MacDill Air Force – November 19, 2016

MacDill Air Force – November 19, 2016

Approximately 15,000 people work at the MacDill Air Force in Tampa, Florida.  Of those 15,000, a significant percentage of military personnel and their families live on base.  For those who choose not to live on base, they make Tampa and surrounding areas...

Joint Base San Antonio- Randolph – October 12, 2016

Joint Base San Antonio- Randolph – October 12, 2016

Joint Base San Antonio- Randolph: San Antonio, Texas October 12, 2016 This was our third trip to JBSA and it certainly felt like a homecoming. After a record sign-up, we had a record number of participants participating! (somewhere around 85). JBSA is so familiar in...

West Point – August 28, 2016

West Point – August 28, 2016

West Point 2016 August 28, 2016 This marked our very first sortie to a service academy. Boots on the Court arrived at West Point on Sunday, August 28, 2016 where 121 participants eagerly joined us in the Lichtenberg Tennis Center. Steve and Mario Contardi were one...

Joint Base Andrews – May 21, 2016

Joint Base Andrews – May 21, 2016

Joint Base Andrews: Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland May 21, 2016 In less than 36 months, Boots on the Court has brought our program to Joint Base Andrews 4 times. Let that sink in for a minute or two….4 events in less than 3 years. For the first 2 years we held the...

Camp Lejuene – April 9, 2016

Camp Lejuene – April 9, 2016

Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina April 9, 2016 We say “Lay-June,” but the locals say “La-Jerne….” interesting. This event was our first foray onto a Marine base. Although the courts are set up against a beautiful river, at the Paradise Point Courts, we were...

Fort Benning – March 26, 2016

Fort Benning – March 26, 2016

Fort Benning, Columbus, GA March 26, 2016 Saturday morning arrived with temperatures in the low 60’s, overcast and not too pleasant. The decision to move the event indoors was a no- brainer, so we set up the mini nets and low compression balls in the Youth Sports...