1st Support Company Assist in Lowry Rodeo

Lowry RodeoThe Royal Lao Airborne 1st Support Company helped support the North Chester Fire Department and the Chester County Community with security and traffic control at the annual Lowrys High School Rodeo Event held on the 11th and 12th of April 2014 in Chester, South Carolina .

The event which is hosted by the North Chester Fire Department helps raise funds for the Fire Department and provides entertainment to the Chester County residents. This was the 9th year that this event has been held. Participants in the rodeo come from numerous states and use transport including mobile homes with livestock trailers and semi-tractor trailers, 1st Support Company provided security for the Rodeo, the participants equipment and livestock . Also 1st Support Company maintained traffic control for both Chester County residents coming to enjoy the event and the participants in the Rodeo.

1SGT Chris Mckeown said ” The Rodeo Event was a great success and went off without a hitch and without any incidents. This is good experience and training for the troops in the RLA and 1st Support Company to learn to work with the public and government agencies, while also learning proper procedures in security and traffic control and working as a team.”

Chief Billy Brakefield of the North Chester Fire Dept said “On behalf of the North Chester Fire Department, I want to take this opportunity to thank the Royal Lao Airborne for your recent participation in the Lowrys Rodeo. With your professionalism and efficiency the rodeo was a success and we are very grateful for your service. Thank you again and if we can ever be of assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.”

Below is a few photos from the event.

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