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2018 Jim Thorpe Sports Days

2018 Jim Thorpe Sports Days

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The public is invited to join the opening ceremonies for Jim Thorpe Sports Days, where we will recognize the Native American honored guest Gerald L. Danforth (USN, ret.). He is a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1965 and began a 30-year military career during which ihe was Naval Advisor to the South Vietnamese Navy in River Patrol Division 56, Command Master Chief on USS John Rodgers, USS Leyte Gulf, USS Wisconsin, and Surface Force Master Chief, US Atlantic Fleet. He was elected to the Oneida Appeals Commission (Tribal Court System) and was twice elected to serve as the Oneida National Chairman.

Photo ID required to enter Carlisle Barracks.

Carlisle Barracks

2018 Jim Thorpe Sports Days