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Face of Defense: New York Guard Officer Becomes Champion Powerlifter

Posted September 3, 2015 by by Army Maj. Al PhillipsNew York Army National Guard

WEBSTER, N.Y.— What started as a weightlifting hobby at the gym while deployed at Guantanamo Bay in 2011 and 2012 has become a record-breaking event for New York Army National Guard Capt. Jeremy Hillyard. Hillyard, a battle-staff officer in the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team headquarters based in Syracuse, took five prizes in the Aug….

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Face of Defense: New York Guard Officer Becomes Champion Powerlifter

Posted August 17, 2015 by Army Maj. Al Phillips

WEBSTER, N.Y.— What started as a weightlifting hobby at the gym while deployed at Guantanamo Bay in 2011 and 2012 has become a record-breaking event for New York Army National Guard Capt. Jeremy Hillyard. Hillyard, a battle-staff officer in the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team headquarters based in Syracuse, took five prizes in the Aug….

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Fighter Pilot: Hopper to bring resolve to Aug. 8 triathlon

Posted August 13, 2015 by David Poe

  VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Three weeks before Maj. Christina Hopper’s first half-Ironman race, she came down with bronchitis. She carried the sticky, coughing weight with her as she continued training, hoping that she’d kick it before race day. In a doctor’s office on the Tuesday before the race, as her still-inflamed lungs…

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Soldier earns Olympic berth at Pan American Games

Posted July 24, 2015 by Tim Hipps

  TORONTO – Army Spc. Nathan Schrimsher earned an automatic berth into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a third-place finish July 19 in men’s Modern Pentathlon at the 2015 Pan American Games here. Schrimsher, 23, a soldier in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, from Roswell, New Mexico, took the bronze…

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355th CES wins Intramural Softball Championship

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski) The 355th Civil Engineering Squadron intramural softball team poses with Col. Rodger Schuld, 355th Mission Support Group commander, after winning the Intramural Softball Championship game against the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Ariz., July 1, 2015. The 355th CES team went…

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D-M Airman selected for U.S. Military All-Stars baseball team

Posted June 4, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

A D-M Airman athlete was chosen to represent the U.S. Air Force for the U.S. Military All-Stars baseball team. Senior Airman Russell LewisPablo, 25th Operational Weather Squadron weather forecaster and resource protection specialist, is one of five Airmen who will be playing for the team. “I feel extremely blessed to get the opportunity to play…

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2015 Chiefs vs Eagles Softball Game

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) The Chiefs, made up of chief master sergeants, and the Eagles, made up of colonels, pose for a photo after a charity softball game in which the Chiefs won 23-12 at Thunderbolt Field, Davis-Monthan, Ariz., May 21. The two teams will collectively donate $355 to…

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ACC senior leaders challenge Airmen

Posted March 19, 2015 by (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jensen Stidham)
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AF trials underway for 2015 Warrior Games

Posted March 12, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) — U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, British and Australian wounded warriors here are fighting for a chance to compete at the 2015 Warrior Games during the Air Force Trials Feb. 27 through March 5. The trials are an adaptive sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being…

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Riding for the future of cycling

Posted February 26, 2015 by Dave Smith

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) — Following a full day of work developing Air Force models, Maj. Ian Holt, the Headquarters Air Force Space Command vault concepts lead, mounts his Felt bicycle and starts pedaling on a three-hour training ride. It’s all part of the regimen prescribed by his coach leading up to the…

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