NEWS | March 6, 2012

Annual Motorcycle Safety Rodeo

By Chris Anderson 628th Air Base Wing chief of safety

With the arrival of spring, the 2012 motorcycle riding season is upon us. The 628th Air Base Wing Traffic Safety team and the Green Knights Motorcycle Club, Chapter 37, are kicking off this year's season in style with a two-day motorcycle safety rodeo.

The event begins March 23 at 8:30 with an annual motorcycle safety briefing at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Theater. After the briefing, riders will go to the North Charleston Civic Center for the Palmetto Police Rodeo. When the rodeo is complete, riders will proceed to the Short Stay Outdoor Recreation area for a burger burn sponsored by the Green Knights, and then return to the FLETC at JB Charleston - Weapons Station at 3 p.m.

On March 24, riders will meet at the Joint Base Charleston - Naval Weapons Theater at 11 a.m. and then proceed to the North Charleston Civic Center for the Palmetto Police Rodeo and then ride to the FLETC for another burger burn, again sponsored by the Green Knights.

The Friday event is geared for Air Force personnel and supported unit riders on the Air Base and Saturday's event is offered mainly for supported unit riders on the Weapons Station. However, both events are open to all riders.

These events will count for Air Force personnel annual refresher training.

For more information, contact the JB Charleston Wing Safety office at 764-7037.