Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Fri, 22 Nov 2013, 06:43 AM

Anderson Talks Shop with Troops in Bahrain
By David Fuller,





BAHRAIN - Captain David Meron is in charge of the Naval Support Activity (NSA) in Bahrain.

He is ultimately responsible for more than a dozen boats, 17 military working dogs, and hundreds of enlisted men. Yet, all he wanted to talk about on Thursday was drag racing and his unfinished bracket car back in Oklahoma.


Anderson swaps stories with Captain David Meron of NSA Bahrain.
Captain Meron and his Naval base hosted the Operation Appreciation tour on Thursday, and Meron couldn't be more excited about it. A native of St. Paul, MN, Captain Meron was more than happy to spend one-on-one time with the group, talking with fellow-Minnesotans Greg Anderson and Jason Line about things like cam swaps and optimal engine firing order.

He wasn't the only one.

The U.S. military is full of gearheads and drag racers, and they turned out in full force at today's meet-and-greet with the Operation Appreciation contingent. From the soldier whose father raised him on racing at Rockingham to the sailor whose dad was chaplain in the Racers for Christ organization, servicemen with racing in their blood are very common. And it's not lost on Anderson, who shared these thoughts after day four of the tour:

For complete story and more photos log on to On All Cylinders





NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Jan 29- NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Teleconference: Dave Connolly
Jan 28- NHRA Bolsters Oildown Policy for 2015 Mello Yello Series Season
Jan 27- NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Points Increased for U.S. Nationals
Jan 27- Five Live Eliminations Shows Highlight 2015 NHRA Television Package On ESPN and ESPN2
Jan 25- John Force Racing Wraps Up Successful Pre-Season Test Session In Phoenix
Jan 23- NHRA's Educational YES Program Hits The Road Again In 2015
Jan 23- Aerospace Components to Sponsor NHRA Excellence in Engineering Award in 2015
Jan 23- FEATURE- Those Were The Days- Part I
Jan 23- John's March Raises $15,500 for No Stomach For Cancer
Jan 22- Dave Connolly Eager for Top Fuel Debut at Circle K NHRA Winternationals

Copyright ©2015 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035