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Free BBQ held for Airmen

Airmen and their families line up to get BBQ smoked brisket, ribs, pulled pork, baked beans and slaw at the Military Appreciation BBQ on July 30, 2016, at Miller Park, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The event was sponsored by Uncle Leroy & the Pit Masters, a local retailer at Spokane Public Market that provided the food to people at the base for free in appreciation of their service and sacrifice.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan Lackey)

Airmen and their families line up to get BBQ smoked brisket, ribs, pulled pork, baked beans and slaw at the Military Appreciation BBQ on July 30, 2016, at Miller Park, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The event was sponsored by Uncle Leroy & the Pit Masters, a local retailer at Spokane Public Market that provided the food to people at the base for free in appreciation of their service and sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan Lackey)

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- While aimed at all service members recently returned from deployment and Airmen living on base, all service members and their families were welcome at the Military Appreciation BBQ held at Miller Park, Fairchild AFB, Wash. on July 30, 2016.

“It was nice to have an easy event for Airmen living in the dorms to get out and connect with people,” said Airman 1st Class Sara Huston, 92nd Medical Group medical technician.

Over 100 people attended the event and participated in the games, prizes and free food provided by a local BBQ eatery.