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Powerlifters muscle up during competition

Posted September 19, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Compeitive powerlifter John Alexander competes in the deadlift portion of a powerlifting competition at the Rosburg Fitness Center on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018.   Competitive powerlifters participated in a powerlifting competition at Rosburg Fitness Center on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018. The…

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Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship

Posted September 7, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Tyler Caswell Air Force Master Sgt. Cameron Freeman of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., applies a stiff arm to a Marine Corps rugby player during a drive at the Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship in Glendale, Colo. U.S. military rugby players from all services compete at 2018 Armed Forces Rugby Sevens…

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Edwards Airman is pitch perfect

Posted September 5, 2018 by tomlear

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Airman 1st Class Ikraam Khondaker, 412th Communications Squadron, throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Lancaster JetHawks game Aug. 30. Khondaker delivered a strike to JetHawks mascot Kaboom, who was the catcher for the throw. The Edwards Airman was invited to the ballpark as part of an Edwards…

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Golf pro Aronsson swings by Muroc Lake Golf Course

Posted August 29, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Giancarlo Casem Air Force retiree Lawrence Davis receives golfing tips from professional golfer Molly Aronsson, during a golf clinic at Muroc Lake Golf Course on Edwards Air Force Base Aug. 24. Professional golfer Molly Aronsson swung by Muroc Lake Golf Course at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and conducted some one-on-one…

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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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Desert High wrestling team wins big

Posted March 9, 2018 by Laura Motes

Courtesy photograph The Desert High School wrestling team. The Desert High School [Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,] wrestling team just finished their season for the year. Eight of the team’s wrestlers competed at sectionals and qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation’s post season Feb. 16. The event was held at Sierra Pacific High School in Hanford,…

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Desert Scorpions represent at cross country meet

Posted November 3, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Courtesy photograph Members of the Desert Junior-Senior High School Cross Country Team pose for a photo at the 3rd Annual Rebel Invitational Cross Country Meet held in Bakersfield, California, Oct. 28. Pictured from left to right: assistant coach Phil Garretson, Dylan Cook, Caleb Schaefer, Summer Weisberger, Jade Christensen, Ryan White, coach Michelle Perry, Ariel Fernandez…

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Airmen, wheelchair rugby players clash for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted October 27, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kyle Larson Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., participate in a wheelchair rugby game with Triumph Foundation members at the base gym Oct. 24, 2017. The event was put on in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Members of Triumph Foundation dropped by the Rosburg Fitness Center at Edwards…

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AF selects 2017 all-Air Force marathon team

Posted October 6, 2017 by

The Air Force recently selected candidates to represent the Air Force in the Armed Forces Marathon Championship in Washington D.C., Oct. 19-23, 2017. Congratulations to: Col. Douglas P. Wickert, Las Vegas (head coach) Lt. Col. Mark Cucuzzella, Martinsburg, W.Va. (athletic trainer) Maj. Brian A. Dumm, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. Maj. Bryan S. Kelly, Edwards Air…

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Local Airman takes first in Air Force Marathon

Posted September 22, 2017 by Christopher Ball

“The brutal honesty of the sport intrigues me. You have to work hard or you’re not going to get better.” These were the words of the winner of the Air Force Marathon held at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2017.

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