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Steelhead Triathlon turns 20: Event organizer reminisces — his background led to creation of FH event

Posted August 15, 2014 by Maranda Flynn

As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, Fort Huachuca’s Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation sports director, the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House — sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

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Men, women equally represented on elite boxing squad

Posted August 15, 2014 by Tim Hipps

FORT CARSON, Colo. — For the first time in program history, the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program has an equal number of men and women competing in the once male-dominated sport of boxing. When Sgt. Felisha Estrada-Gonzalez joined WCAP in July, the elite group of Army boxers became five women and five men training…

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United through sport: World Cup Soccer brings diverse nationalities together at 304th MI Bn.

Posted June 27, 2014 by Tanja Linton

From left, Capt. Carlos Luna, El Salvador; 1st Lt. Igor Vladusic, Croatia; Capt. Adam Maneen, Company A, 304th MI Bn commander; 1st Lt. Lars Woletz, Germany; and Capt. Tosin Fagoyinbo, Nigeria, discuss soccer June 20 in Nicholson Hall during the first week of the World Cup Soccer championship in Brazil. Five officers representing five different…

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Army: Lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

Posted April 18, 2014 by Kelly Field

NATICK, Mass. — As runners get ready for the Boston Marathon, many no doubt partake in training programs aimed at helping them to be optimally prepared, whether it be helping them achieve their best time and reduce physical injuries or simply to finish. With all this preparation, many may be surprised to find out about…

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Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

Posted February 21, 2014 by Gary Sheftick,

When racing blindly down the mountain at 80 miles per hour, trust and teamwork are crucial for two Soldier-athletes who attribute their resilience in the sport of luge to military training.

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Nine Soldiers officially named to 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

Posted January 31, 2014 by Tim Hipps

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nine Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, or WCAP, are members of the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 7 – 23 in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. Olympic Committee, or USOC, officially announced the team Monday. The Soldier-athletes named…

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BHS, JROTC students gain archery team

Posted January 31, 2014 by Pam Gil

This year the Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, or JROTC, was introduced to a new sport. The 2013/14 school year is the first time JROTC has an archery team. It is open to all Buena High School students interested in joining. The group practices on Tuesday and Thursday after school on the BHS football field.

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Rono leads All-Army to second place in Ten-Miler

Posted October 25, 2013 by Lisa Ferdinando

Aron Rono led the U.S. All-Army Team to a second-place finish Oct. 20, behind Brazil in the 29th running of the Army Ten-Miler on a crisp, sunny morning.

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All-Army wins second consecutive Armed Forces Softball crown

Posted September 27, 2013 by Tim Hipps

Staff Sgt. Kenny Turlington went 5-for-5 with four home runs to lead All-Army to a 23-8 victory over All-Air Force in the gold-medal game of the 2013 Armed Forces Softball Championships, Sept. 19.

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Arizona Wildcats to hold pre-season training camp here

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  Col. Dan McFarland, Fort Huachuca U.S. Army Garrison commander, poses for a photo with Arizona Wildcats mascot Wilbur Wildcat when team members visit here during Right Arm Night May 17 at Murr Community Center. The University of Arizona football team returns for a longer visit to Fort Huachuca next week when it holds its…

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