Ho'okele Staff | Jan 21, 2012
Joint Base Pearl HarborHickam (JBPHH) Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) will host the firstever NFL Pro Bowl practices on a military base on Jan. 26. Both the AFC and NFC Pro Bowl practices will be open to all military affiliated personnel and their families who already have base access.
The AFC practice begins at 10 a.m., and the NFC practice will start at 11:15 a.m. Parking is available within walking distance, along Kuntz Avenue across from the Hickam Arts and Crafts Center. Bleachers will be set up in designated areas along Earhart Field for spectator viewing. Wear your favorite team’s colors and bring your camera.
Following practice, players will participate in an afternoon of volunteer activities taking place across Hawaii as a part of the NFL PLAY 60 Community Blitz, focusing on two critical areas of NFL community outreach: youth health and wellness (NFL PLAY 60) and military outreach. Earhart Field will be closed for general use on Jan. 25 26 in support of the NFL practice.
The NFL and its official military appreciation sponsor, USAA, partnered to refurbish Earhart Field to create a lasting legacy of the Pro Bowl and to demonstrate both organizations’ appreciation for the military.
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