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Not too late to be big loser

Posted January 14, 2016 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

The Biggest Loser weight loss competition and fitness program run by the personal trainers of the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center began Jan. 4 at Luke Air Force Base. The 6th annual competition lasts from January until April and offers both a kick start to a healthier lifestyle and prizes for competitors who…

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The running man

Posted December 17, 2015 by by Tech. Sgt. KARL CLYMER

I failed a physical training test in February, and then ran every day for 21 days straight to pass another in March. I did it just in time to go to the NCO Academy in April. At the NCOA I made some great friends with classmates. We shared many commonalities such as knowing the Air…

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Sports Shorts December 18, 2015

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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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STACI MILLER
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Thunderbolts compete in winter games

Posted December 10, 2015 by Story and photo by Staff Sgt. STACI MILLER

Thunderbolts showed off their competitive spirit Dec. 8 through 12 during the 2015 Luke Air Force Base Winter Games, hosted by the 56th Force Support Squadron Bryant Fitness Center. The events started on Tuesday with a 3-on-3 sand volleyball tournament, Humvee push and home-run races. The home-run races were a series of relays consisting of…

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Sports Shorts December 11, 2015

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Aerobathon The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a four-hour aerobathon 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $7 and sign-in is 8:30 a.m. at the center. There will be step, kick boxing, Zumba and yoga. Prizes and refreshments are included. For more information, call 623-856-6241. Squadron challenge The first…

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61st AMU sprints past 56th MDG for win

Posted December 3, 2015 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

The 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit softball team charged to victory over the 56th Medical Group team late in the evening Nov. 17 at Luke. Through a combination of steadfast defense throughout and heavy hitting in the late innings, especially in the last inning drive, the 61st AMU overtook the 56th MDG by a score of…

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Sports Shorts November 20, 2015

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Youth b-ball coach The 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center is looking for volunteers to coach basketball for youth ages 5-14 for the winter basketball season. Practices begin in January 2016 two days a week for two weeks. For more information, call 623-856-7470. Luke winter games The 56th Force Support Squadron Bryant Fitness Center is…

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DEVANTE WILLIAMS
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AMUs battle in softball: 61st defeats 310th

Posted November 19, 2015 by Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

The 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit softball team defeated the 310th AMU team 15-5 during an intramural game Nov. 9 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center softball field. The 61st AMU opened the game by scoring two runs in the beginning of the first inning. The 310th rallied back to score two runs…

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DEVANTE WILLIAMS
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CMS downs AAFES, advances to semi-finals

Posted November 12, 2015 by Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

The 56th Component Maintenance Squadron team and the Army and Air Force Exchange Services team stepped onto the field Nov. 2 for an intramural football playoff match at Luke Air Force Base. CMS defeated AAFES 32-12. This was the second meeting of the teams. The last time they played, AAFES defeated CMS with a last-second…

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Sports Shorts November 13, 2015

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Turkey Shoot-Out Tourney Falcon Dunes Golf Course is featuring the Turkey Shoot-Out Tournament Nov. 22. Shotgun start is 8 a.m. The cost is $42 per club member, $47 per nonmember, $52 per guest and includes green fee, range balls, cart rental and lunch. Prizes will be awarded. Sign up by Thursday. For more information, call…

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