- Feb. 13, 2013 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. --
The U.S. Army Kansas City Recruiting Battalion and 610 Sports Radio announce the selection of Olathe Northwest basketball player, John Shelby, for the Army Strong Basketball Defender of the Game, against the Leavenworth Pioneers on Tuesday. Shelby competed against his Raven teammates and the players on the Leavenworth team to earn the title. The Defender medal is awarded to the defensive player who demonstrated the physical, emotional, and strength of character to be recognized an Army Strong Defender. Shelby’s defensive skills will be tested the rest of the season as he and other Defenders compete for the Kansas City Recruiting Battalion’s Army Strong Defender of the Year. To vote for Shelby visit the Olathe, Army Career Center on Facebook and "like" Shelby. The United States Army is charged with protecting America's freedom and preserving peace. The Army trains and equips Soldiers to be the strongest Army in the world, especially when it comes to every Soldier's job, leadership development, and skills. The U.S. Army has more than 150 job opportunities in many exciting fields; from working with computers, to assisting doctors, and to fixing helicopters. To find an Army job that's right for you visit GOARMY.COM. Congratulations John, Army Strong!