80-yr-old Vet Finishes Army Ten-Miler

More than 35,000 runners took part in the 29th annual Army 10-Miler on Oct. 20, marking the biggest turnout for the run in its history. But for one runner taking part in the event, it marked a different sort of milestone. For retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Al Hunt Jr., who from 1976 to 1978 served as the first sergeant major of the Army National Guard, the day also marked his 80th birthday. To mark the occasion, Hunt ran this year's course with Command Sgt. Maj. Brunk W. Conley, the current sergeant major of the Army Guard, as well as with soldiers assigned to the Army National Guard Readiness Center. Read more at http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120992


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