USMES Bend, OR – February 16, 2018 – Whether packing bikes and running shoes for a triathlon workout on Coronado Island, or loading Nordic skis into a SkyBox in Colorado Springs, America’s troops and their families lead active, adventurous lives. US Military Endurance Sports (USMES), a 501(c)3 non-profit and the leading endurance sports and healthy lifestyle organization for America’s military and Veteran communities, is proud to announce a partnership with Yakima, a world leader in vehicle racks and cargo solutions.
“A Yakima partnership helps us serve our members at an even higher level by facilitating healthy activities, even as duty assignments change. For our military families and Veterans, activity and community are key to remaining ‘fit for life,’” said USMES Executive Director Bill Jacobus, USAF Lieutenant Colonel (Retired).
“The ability to ‘take more friends’ on each and every adventure is what Yakima is all about. Building strong teams and healthy bodies is what USMES does every day, and we’re proud to support their efforts with the gear to get out and go,” said Yakima VP of Sales Jason McGibbon.
About US Military Endurance Sports
US Military Endurance Sports (USMES), a division of American Servicemembers Amateur Sports (ASAS) Inc, is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization chartered to support amateur athletes, endurance sports education and activities for current, retired, and Veteran members of the United States Armed Forces. The mission of USMES is to promote endurance sports as part of a healthy lifestyle to active and Veteran members of America’s Uniformed Services. usmes.org
Yakima Products, Inc. is a world leader in vehicle racks and cargo solutions for a variety of consumers, from outdoor enthusiasts to car aficionados. The company offers variety of cargo management products, including racks for bikes, boats, ski equipment and other gear, cargo boxes and bags, roof top tents and awnings, and high performance multi-sport trailers. Yakima Products, Inc. is headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon. For more information, visit www.yakima.com.
The US Military Endurance Sports (USMES) program, a division of American Servicemembers Amateur Sports Inc. (ASAS), is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization chartered to support amateur athletes, endurance sports education and activities for current, retired, and veteran members of the United States Armed Forces.