Staff Sgt. Frank Arroliga, a Joint Culinary Center of Excellence instructor, watches NBA player John Collins, Atlanta Hawks, season the potatoes he is preparing. Arroliga and Collins participated in a cooking challenge here Sept. 5 that was filmed for an October episode of ESPN’s “Bleacher Report.” The challenge was part of a DOD initiative titled “Today’s
Military,” meant to educate the public on military service. Collins’ parents are retired military – his mother served 21 years in the Air Force and his father retired after 21 years as a Navy chef.