FORT LEE, Va. – Media are invited to capture qualifying rounds for the best bowlers in the Army, Navy and Air Force Thursday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the TenStrike Bowling Center on Fort Lee.

As this invite covers noon television news programming, media may also broadcast from this location.

                WHAT: Armed Forces Bowling Championship

                WHEN:   11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Thursday, April 12 (media should plan to arrive at the Lee Avenue gate 15 minutes early)

                WHERE:  TenStrike Bowling Center, Fort Lee

Roughly 55 active duty bowlers are expected to tryout over four qualifying rounds. Four men and four women will earn spots on the Army, Navy and Air Force teams, respectively, then go on to represent their service branches during the armed forces tournament.

Last year, the Navy men and Air Force women earned team titles at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Airmen also captured the individual titles. The Air Force has earned seven team trophies since 2012. The last Army team to claim team honors were the women in 2014-15.

The awards ceremony is scheduled from 4-6 p.m., April 16.

Media planning to attend must contact Sarah Gauvin at 804-734-6965, 804-400-7273 or by 10 a.m., Thursday to coordinate an escort.

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Fort Lee is the Army’s Home of Sustainment and supports the training, education and development of adaptive Army logistics professionals. Major organizations on the installation include the Defense Commissary Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, Combined Arms Support Command, the Army Logistics University, U.S. Army Ordnance School, U.S. Army Quartermaster School and U.S. Army Transportation School. Fort Lee supports nearly 86,000 Soldiers, retirees, veterans, family members and civilian employees and boasts an economic impact of about $2.4 billion per year.