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Fall flag football season opens

Posted September 11, 2015 by by Staff Sgt. MARCY COPELAND

The 2015 fall flag football season has begun at Luke Air Force Base with 13 teams competing to show who has what it takes to win. “I feel pretty good about this season,” said Benjamin Williams, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron head coach. “There was a good showing of people, and we have a very talented…

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Airman swims into university’s hall of fame

Posted April 28, 2016 by

For one 96th Test Wing Airman, the wild blue yonder isn’t overhead but below and in front of his gaze as he stands on the starting block waiting for his signal. Senior Airman Francisco Perez Castillo, a 96th Maintenance Group administrator, has been swimming since age 4. He joined his first swim team a year…

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Sports Shorts

Posted October 2, 2015 by

Indoor volleyball Co-ed volleyball for beginner to expert skill levels is 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays at the Bryant Fitness Center in basketball Court 3. For more information, email Alex Sigler at alexander.sigler.2@us.af.mil. Intramural sports Fall softball and volleyball tournaments begin Nov. 2 and Oct. 19 respectively. Letters-of-intent must be submitted…

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by Staff Sgt. GRACE LEE
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Airman offers tried, true health tips

Posted February 4, 2016 by by Staff Sgt. GRACE LEE

We’re more than a month into the new year and since losing weight is a popular New Year’s resolution, I’d like to share a few insights I gained on my journey to lose weight. Last year my goal was to lose weight, and I did just that by losing more than 15 pounds. Below are…

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Sports Shorts

Posted September 1, 2016 by emmauribe

9/11 5k race The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a 9/11 5k race at 6 a.m. Sept. 11. For more information, call 623-856-6241. Day for kids The Boys and Girls Clubs Day for Kids is 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at Fowler Park. The free event is for children ages…

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RIDGE SHAN
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AAFES advances with win over SFS

Posted November 6, 2015 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

  The Army and Air Force Exchange Services flag football team beat the 56th Security Forces Squadron team Oct. 26 in a heated and closely contested dogfight to advance to the second round of the championship tournament at Luke Air Force Base. AAFES started strong, scoring early in their first drive and then forcing a…

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Sports Shorts March 11, 2016

Posted March 10, 2016 by

Start Smart Baseball Start Smart Baseball is for children ages 3 to 5 with a parent participating. It is 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays March 22 through April 26 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center. The cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt. A sports physical is required. For more information, call 623-856-7470….

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Sports Shorts December 18, 2015

Posted December 17, 2015 by

Red-eye open The Red-Eye Open golf tournament is 8 a.m. Jan. 1 at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. The cost is $52 per club member, $57 per nonmember and $62 per guest and includes a continental breakfast and Bloody Marys, greens fee, range balls, cart rental, lunch and prizes. Register by Dec. 26. For more information,…

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Passion vs. priorities

Posted April 28, 2016 by Courtesy of af.mil

Physical fitness doesn’t come easy for everyone — sometimes the drive to finish one more repetition or set a new personal best just doesn’t cut it. For 1st Lt. Christian Torres, having the spirit to stay mentally and physically strong when going through adversity is not just found in the gym, it’s a way of…

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DEVANTE WILLIAMS
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EMS/AGE defeats 607th ACS

Posted October 2, 2015 by Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aircrew Ground Equipment team and the 607th Air Control Squadron stepped on the field Sept. 24 for an intramural football match at Luke Air Force Base. EMS/AGE defeated the 607th ACS 21-14. The EMS/AGE team came into the game determined to win and were the first to score with 14…

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