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Don’t give up — down by two with 60 seconds left

Posted September 2, 2016 by By Chaplain (Capt.) David Jenkins

A few months ago, I witnessed something I thought I would have never seen in my life-time. A professional sports team from Cleveland, Ohio, won a championship! The 52-year curse was lifted or the “mistake by the lake is a mistake” no longer. I thought I had died and gone to heaven! I am native…

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D-M brings home third consecutive Turkey Bowl win

Posted November 23, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier The Fort Huachuca Honor Guard presents the colors before the start of the 3rd annual Army vs. Air Force Turkey Bowl at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2016. The Turkey Bowl is a friendly annual flag-football game between the Fort Huachuca Black Knights and the Davis-Monthan…

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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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WHYP it into shape

Posted January 14, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

With their heart pounding, lungs burning, leaden feet and heavy legs, thoughts of wanting to stop cross many runners’ minds. To overcome these thoughts, being surrounded by others that give encouraging words can help.

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Bonded through service, linked by fate

Posted August 4, 2017 by Story and photo by Staff Sgt. CHIP PONS

CHICAGO — Thousands gathered to witness an extraordinary display of resilience and strength by the nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing all branches of the military during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago. The lives of two Air Force master sergeants became forever intertwined, as if guided by…

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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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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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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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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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Basketball diplomacy slam dunk in Cameroon

Posted May 5, 2017 by Story and photo by Sean Kimmons

GAROUA, Cameroon — American and Cameroonian soldiers come from entirely separate parts of the world with distinct cultural differences. But on April 21 they discovered something in common — the urge to beat their respective countries’ air forces when given the chance. A few days before the game, members of Task Force Toccoa, a 101st…

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