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D-M men’s varsity basketball to hold tryouts

Posted August 22, 2013 by Airman 1st Class C. Massey

The D-M men’s varsity basketball team is slated to hold tryouts Aug. 29-30 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Aug. 31 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Benko Fitness Center here. Active duty Airmen, civilian workers, and military dependents 18 years and older are welcomed to try out. Because the team rebuilds…

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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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The amazing race for culture

Posted May 24, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

More than 40 Desert Lightning Team members gathered at the golf course track to participate in the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month amazing race May 11. The race was 1.5 miles long and was entered by two-person teams. Each team had to visit the seven stations set up...

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tiffany M. Grigg)
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Former road warrior lives lifestyle of fitness

Posted February 20, 2014 by Senior Airman Tiffany M. Grigg

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga.  — Life is full of accomplishments. For some, those may include passing a college exam, winning an award or learning to drive. For one Airman, running 48.6 miles over four days was his most recent challenge. You might even say this test of endurance left him feeling a bit ‘Dopey’. In January,…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bobby Cummings)
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Former Airman now NBA pro

Posted April 18, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Bobby Cummings

EALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) – The court was shining and cameras flashing as a crowd of thousands gathered in the Sleep Train Arena to watch the Dallas Mavericks duel the Sacramento Kings April 5.

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(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Dina A. Farmer)
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Mixed Martial Airman

Posted September 18, 2014 by Senior Airman Gregory Ferreira

After nine years of intense training and preparation, Tech. Sgt. Michael Parker is getting the opportunity of a lifetime. September 26, 2014 marks the day that validates the 162nd Wing aircraft engine mechanic’s hard work and dedication as a mixed martial artist. He will fight in the prominent Bellator MMA fight promotion at Grand Canyon…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Camilla Elizeu)
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D-M holds Attack Fitness

Posted October 3, 2013 by

D-M holds Attack Fitness The 355th Force Support Squadron held the Attack Fitness Competition at the Haeffner Gym, Sept. 27. The first workout consisted of 500m row, 20 back squats at body weight and 30 pull-ups. The second work consisted of a box jumps, and overhead weight. The third involved swimming eight against time and…

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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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MDG providing sports physical appointments

Posted July 26, 2012 by Lt. Col. William Fecke

As the 2012-2013 school year quickly approaches, children may need to get a school or sports physical. The 355th Medical Group is working hard to meet this need by modifying the daily schedule to make appointments available. We continue to have open duty day appointments, so your best and fastest option is to call 228-2778…

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The first annual Pat’s Run Troop Run at D-M is scheduled to be April 26.

Posted February 27, 2014 by

The ruck/walk/run will begin at the Benko Fitness Center and will be approximately 4.2 miles long. This event can be enjoyed by all family members! Cost of adults is $20 and children under 12 is $5. Deadline to register for this event is March 31. The Pat’s Run benefits the Pat Tillman Foundation. The Pat…

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