Here, he's a far cry from his everyday life as a technical school flight engineer instructor with the 344th Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. The competition is steer roping, and it's just one of many events at the Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association's 2010 World Finals in Glen Rose, Texas. "PAFRA is a military rodeo association that allows anyone who serves, has served or is a dependent of a military member to compete against each other," said Lt. Col. Val Baker, a member of the Air Force intelligence community who also serves as PAFRA secretary and is a competitive participant in the organization.
illustration by Luke Borland Rodeo association allows militaRy people to get in touch with the
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