Adaptive Softball Game helps children earn a win

Photos by Staff Sgt. Brandy Grace

Airman 1st Class Glennon Parks, a volunteer from the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, runs to third base alongside Elijah Muhammad at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game May 14 on Ramstein. The event provides an opportunity for special needs children to participate in a healthy activity while receiving recognition for their efforts.

Airman 1st Class Glennon Parks, a volunteer from the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, runs to third base alongside Elijah Muhammad at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game May 14 on Ramstein. The event provides an opportunity for special needs children to participate in a healthy activity while receiving recognition for their efforts.

Senior Airman Bryan Painter, a volunteer from the 86th Maintenance Squadron, places a medal around Tyler Simon's neck at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game.

Senior Airman Bryan Painter, a volunteer from the 86th Maintenance Squadron, places a medal around Tyler Simon’s neck at the Ramstein High School softball field during the 2nd Annual Adaptive Softball Game.

Braden Marler slides into home plate at the Ramstein High School softball field.

Braden Marler slides into home plate at the Ramstein High School softball field.


Adam Johnston gives a thumbs-up at the Ramstein High School softball field.

Adam Johnston gives a thumbs-up at the Ramstein High School softball field.

James Lucas plays with a Red Cross volunteer dog at the Ramstein High School softball field.

James Lucas plays with a Red Cross volunteer dog at the Ramstein High School softball field.