Military Appreciation Weekend: Rebecca L. Stratford ’10, William J. Stratford ’09, William Matheny Jr. ’00 and Stephen Noel ’03

Tigers of all military branches — active duty and retired — gathered with their Tiger Rags at a tailgate during Military Appreciation weekend. From left to right, David Allen, petty officer 3rd class (retired); Joey Pace, sergeant major (retired); Michelle Noel, colonel (retired); Rebecca L. Stratford ’10, captain; William J. Stratford ’09, first lieutenant; William Matheny Jr. ’00, lieutenant colonel; and Stephen Noel ’03, major.

Hong Kong: Brooks Carmichael ’06

Brooks Carmichael ’06 was on an extended business trip to China when he went climbing on Lion Rock in Hong Kong. “This was a chance to shake the jet lag and get some fresh air before our meetings. I almost forgot I had my Tiger Rag in my pocket but thankfully found it right before leaving.”

Israel: Tim Medford ’74, Hilary Shoop ’14, Kelsey Austin ’16, Bob Paulling ’85, Beth Goldie ’05, Ty Woodard ’07, Tracy Woodard ’08, Austin Blunt ’13, Mike Runge ’83, M ’01 and Megan Moran ’07

From left to right, Tim Medford ’74; Hilary Shoop ’14; Kelsey Austin ’16; Bob Paulling ’85; Beth Goldie ’05; Ty Woodard ’07; Tracy Woodard ’08; Austin Blunt ’13; Mike Runge ’83, M ’01; Megan Moran ’07; and Paulling’s wife, Dale traveled to Israel with Newspring church in October 2018. “We snapped this picture on the top of Mount Arbel, which is a mountain in The Lower Galilee near Tiberias in Israel.”

Appalachian Trail: Trent Hardee ’07, Eric West ’02 and Ben Powell ’07

Trent Hardee ’97, Eric West ’02 and Ben Powell ’07 went on a retreat with Corban Collective, which lead 13 guys on the Appalachian Trail. This was a time of focus, renewal and physical challenges for the participants. “Only time we could get score updates was on the mountain top (Florida State weekend),” Hardee wrote.