MSG Nick Sheperty Foundation Honoring A1C Keigan Baker, Virtual Run/Walk Challenge

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The MSG Nick Sheperty Foundation is excited to announce our 2nd annual virtual run/walk challenge honoring A1C Keigan Baker. Proceeds generated from this virtual challenge will go towards finishing a memorial statue and towards Kiegan's family. 

14 January, 1996 – 19 March, 2020

Keigan Baker joined the Air Force in 2018. He attended the Combat Control Selection Course; Airborne School; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape; Air Traffic Control; Combat Controller School; and Special Warfare Pre-dive Course. Keigan was an Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller assigned to the Special Tactics Training Squadron, 24th Special Operations Wing. Keigan was awarded the Air force Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon, the Air Force
Good Conduct Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the National Defense Ribbon, and the Air Force Commendation Medal.

Airman First Class Keigan Baker tragically died during a 2000-meter surface training swim during the Air Force Combat Dive Course in Panama City, Florida.

Keigan is survived by his family, friends, and teammates. He is loved and missed.

The week-long run/walk challenge starts at 12:00 am on 17 APR 2023 and ends at 11:59 pm on 24 APR 2023. The individual that submits the most miles walked or ran for the week will receive a custom prize by Whiskey Decisions Wood Work (Instagram and Facebook @Whiskey Decisions Wood Work). Participants can use any platform to track the week-long distances as long as a screenshot of miles is sent to or on Instagram (MSG Nick Sheperty Foundation) by 11:59pm EST 24APR. The winner will be announced on 25 APR 2022. 

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