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 Air Force Base, Ariz., May 21, 2015.  The two teams will collectively donate $355 to a charity.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)
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2015 Chiefs vs Eagles Softball Game

Posted May 29, 2015 by

(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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29th IS Airman tackles Air Force rugby team

Posted August 4, 2017 by by Staff Sgt. AJ HYATT

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. ­— Listed at 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds, this fusion analyst and player on the Air Force Rugby Team is not an Airman you want running at you full speed. Airman 1st Class Austin, of the 29th Intelligence Squadron, has been playing with the Air…

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She has a need for speed

Posted December 28, 2015 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

She runs the 1.5-mile run in 9:15 and she's placed first on all the 5-kilometer runs she's attended. Like a machine, she zones out and focuses on the task at hand--running.

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From combat controller to paralympian

Posted November 3, 2017 by by Staff Sgt. MARESHAH HAYNES

Editor’s note: This article was first published March 31, 2010. SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo.  ­—  In the blink of an eye your life can change forever. That’s exactly what happened to Sean Halsted when he fell 40 feet to the ground while fast roping from a helicopter during a training mission at Hurlburt Field, Florida. He…

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(U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Travis Beihl)
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Passion vs. priorities

Posted April 6, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Travis Beihl

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Physical fitness doesn’t come easy for everyone — sometimes the drive to finish one more repetition or set a new personal best just doesn’t cut it. For…

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355th CES thwarts OG’s Cinderella story in basketball action

Posted May 4, 2018 by by Staff Sgt. JEREMY CRIDER

The stage was set for a true Cinderella story. The 355th Operations Group had overcome massive adversity between player suspensions and members out for Red Flag. There were days when only five players were able to attend games. This led to a less than stellar regular season for this hardheaded group that just wouldn’t go…

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Airman Vaults to Spot on U.S. Olympic Team

Posted July 8, 2016 by David Vergun

EUGENE, Ore. — Air Force 1st Lt. Cale Simmons, who cleared the bar at 5.65 meters — 18 feet, 6.4 inches — in the men’s pole vault finals, secured a spot on the U.S. Olympic team at the U.S. Olympic team track and field finals here July 4. Simmons finished second at the finals, just behind…

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Air Force Marathon announces Race Transfer Program

Posted August 27, 2018 by John Harrington

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Scott Johnson Runners registered for the 2018 Air Force Marathon who can no longer participate can transfer their registrations to others soon. Upwards of 15,000 runners participate annually in various marathon events over three days in September. Registered runners unable to participate in the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15…

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Military Sports: Undefeated USA Women’s Basketball Team beats China, 73-56

Posted August 1, 2016 by Gary Sheftick

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON — After losing to China by one point last year at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire’s Women’s Basketball Championship held in France, USA coach Army Lt. Col. William Johnson was determined that Team USA would stay on the ball at this year’s tournament. “Don’t leave the basketball,” Johnson implored his players….

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D-M host first annual DLT Cup Competition

Posted October 15, 2018 by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate Desert Lightning Team members participate in a volleyball tournament during the first annual DLT Competition Cup at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2018. This competition is open to all base personnel and their families. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona held its first annual…

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