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.
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:
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