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February 8, 2013

Sports Shorts – February 8, 2013

Wallyballers get air time

 
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Michael Imholte, 56th FSS, spikes the ball over the net in the second wallyball game. Imholte’s hit scored a point for FSS.
 
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Caitlin Williams, 56th Force Support Squadron, hits the ball to a teammate during the second wallyball game against 56th MOS. MOS defeated the FSS 25-21 during the second game.
 
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Angela White, 56th Maintenance Operations Squadron, hits the ball over the net Jan. 29 during the first wallyball game against the 56th Force Support Squadron team at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center racquetball court. MOS won the first game 25-18.

Bodybuilding, figure, bikini competition

The 56th FSS Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a men’s bodybuilding competition and a women’s physique, figure and bikini competition 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 16. Weigh-ins are 11 a.m. The cost is $40 per military member, $50 per nonmilitary and $20 per second weight division entry. Spectator admission is $3 for the day show and $7 for the evening show. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

President’s Day golf tournament

A President’s Day golf tournament is 8 a.m. Feb. 18 at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. For more information, call (623) 856-9334.

Chinese New Year bowling

Thunderbolt Lanes offers bowling specials all day long at the Chinese New Year bowling event Saturday. For more information, call (623) 856-6529.

Youth center sports

The 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center is offering a co-ed youth winter basketball camp instructed by Bridget Pettis, Phoenix Mercury assistant coach and retired WNBA player. This is for youth program members, ages 9 to 14 and is $20 per person. The time is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning Thursday. For more information, call (623) 856-7470.




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Supreme allied commander comes home

Gen. Philip Breedlove, left, NATO supreme allied commander, Europe, visited Luke Air Force Base Sept. 12. Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, right, 56th Fighter Wing commander, briefed the general on Luke’s evolving mission to train F-3...
 
 
Senior Airman Grace Lee

Command post chief averts potential disaster

Senior Airman Grace Lee Capt. George Normandin, 56th Fighter Wing Command Post chief, received the Aviation Safety Well Done Award Sept. 2, presented by Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th FW commander. Normandin took control of an F-...
 
 

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Knowledge equals power

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Senior Airman
MARCY COPELAND

EOD Airman changed for good by life experiences

Senior AirmanMARCY COPELAND Tech. Sgt. David Gerig’s, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team chief, first assignment after technical school was Kadena Air Base, Japan. The challenges in life are often w...
 
 

News Briefs September 19, 2014

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