SHE’S actually coming. The biggest fight star on the planet is coming to Australia to defend her world title belt for a seventh time. Giddy up.

    THE bridesmaid tag is once again Jared Tallent’s with Australia’s greatest walker winning his third major championships silver medal.

    AUSTRALIA’S women’s cricket team has done what the men could not, downing England on their own turf to win the Ashes.

    FRIENDS for almost three decades, Johnathan Thurston and Cameron Smith will meet once again in the Storm’s clash with the Cowboys.

    JASON Day is nicely poised heading into the weekend at The Barclays, the first tournament of the US PGA Tour’s lucrative playoff series.

    US Forces at the MCG 70th Anniversary Function

    Oct 26, 2012

    A USAAF officer at the MCG during World War IIOn Thursday November 22, American Thanksgiving, a special commemorative dinner will be held to mark the 70th anniversary of US military services being stationed at the MCG.

    After the outbreak of the Pacific war, the Commonwealth Government requisitioned the MCG for military purposes.

    Find out more about use of the MCG during World War II on the MCG website

    On Thursday November 22, American Thanksgiving, a special commemorative dinner will be held in the Long Room at the MCG.

    The night's guest speaker is Military History and Heritage Victoria president, Marcus Fielding. Fielding, who has been awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service, held a broad range of senior appointments in Army, defence and interagency organisations both in Australia and overseas. Last year Fielding published a book of his experiences in Iraq entitled Red Zone Baghdad.

    The evening includes canapes and a three-course, Thanksgiving-themed menu with beverages.

    For further information or to book, please click here.