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Sports Shorts February 19, 2016

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March of the Fallen The 2016 March of the Fallen is March 26 through the White Tank Mountains. Weigh-in is 7 a.m. The march begins at 8:15 a.m. The cost is $40 per person age 18 and over, and $20 per person 17 and under. For more information, call Senior Airman Scott Giles at 623-856-7028….

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CMS sweeps field against AGE

Posted February 11, 2016 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

The 56th Component Maintenance Squadron topped out against the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aircrew Ground Equipment team 20-6 in a dominant showing during a flag football match, Feb. 4 at Luke Air Force Base. Both teams scored early, demonstrating their play styles in the first quarter, with EMS/AGE running wide and out long-pass plays with…

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Sports Shorts February 12, 2016

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Spring Break camps Youth ages 9 to 12 attend an all-sports camp 8 a.m. to noon, lunch noon to 1 p.m. and adventure camp 1 to 5 p.m. March 7 through 11 and 14 through 18 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center. Camps are $35 each and lunch is $5 unless the youth…

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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 February 5, 2016

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Valentine’s Day 5k The 56th Force Support Squadron Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a Valentine’s Day 5k fun run at 7 a.m. Feb. 12 at the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters, Bldg. 988. There will be prizes for the top three male and female finishers. For more information, call 623-856-6241. Horseback riding Outdoor recreation is offering…

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Flag football makes comeback

Posted January 29, 2016 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Coaches of the 2016 flag football tournament get together for a meeting Jan. 15 in the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center gym. They discussed rule changes and schedules.

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Sports Shorts January 29, 2016

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Varsity softball tryouts Luke Air Force Base varsity softball team tryouts will be held at 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday at base softball field 3. For more information, call Lonnie Gore at 623-856-2903. Thrive for 5 Thrive for 5 is a free weekly running program through March 19 to help members improve their…

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Pro presents perfect pushup, squat

Posted January 21, 2016 by Photos by Airman Pedro Mota

The pushup is a stability movement using shoulders, arms, triceps and biceps. The proper position for a pushup is to start with the feet shoulder-width apart with hands directly beneath the shoulders and elbows moving backward not outward. As the body is lowered, tighten the core of the body and lower the chest to the…

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2016 Championship flyover

Posted January 21, 2016 by Photo by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller An F-16 Fighting Falcon with Staff Sgt. Staci Miller, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, on board tagged alongside a four-ship formation of F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft from Luke Air Force Base that performed a flyover prior to the 2016 College Football Playoff Championship Jan. 11 at the University of…

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Sports Shorts January 22, 2016

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Hoops for Fun Hoops for Fun Basketball Clinic is 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center for youth ages 5 to 12.  Skill building in the fundamentals will be covered. The cost is $35 per person and includes a T-shirt, lunch and a certificate of participation. The…

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