Category Archives: PJA Sponsored Events

2018 Pararescue Reunion

Reunion and Rodeo The 2018 Pararescue Reunion and Rodeo was held September 18- 23, 2018.  It was  sponsored by the Pararescue Association, and supported by members, and many sponsors. The 2020 Reunion and Rodeo Committee is hard at work preparing events, and scheduling dates. Announcements are coming soon! Stay tuned for more details... we'll keep…
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300 of Sparta Endurance Race

PJA Family Services Fundraiser and The 300 of Sparta Endurance Race [row] [span4] There has never a better feeling than helping and contributing to someone's success especially when the situation has been a difficult for them. Let me introduce you to Robert Owens, a former Pararescuemen, (PJ Class 76-02 in 1975). Robert as with many…
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Mission Accomplished, SMSgt (Ret) Greg Lepley

Mission Accomplished Your participation and support made this request for a good cause, a complete success! We have raised the funds necessary to get SMSgt Greg Lepley to his finale resting place in Pennsylvania.  We are awaiting further information on his burial. If you would like to continue to contribute and donate to the future…
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Gregory M. Lepley, SMSgt Retired, Pararescue

Pararescue Brothers On Jan 9, 2017 SMSgt  (Ret) Gregory M, Lepley,  21 Year Pararescue USAF veteran passed away in the nursing home he resided in for six years. He had been listed as homeless and lays in the funeral home to this day.  Greg is divorced, his only son Michael cannot afford the costs in…
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Jake’s Story – A Service Dog Tale

Jake's Story Jake Kauffman needs the PJ Association to help him acquire a service dog.  Jake is an active duty PJ, suffering the effects of combat related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. A specially trained PTSD dog provides a sense of security, calming effects and physical exercise that can make a positive difference in the life…
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