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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 May 6, 2016

Posted May 5, 2016 by

Extramural golf season The extramural golf season begins June 9. Squadrons that wish to participate must complete and submit a letter of intent to Jemia Fournier by May 26 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. Games will be played at 7 a.m. Thursdays at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. The cost is $17…

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Posted October 9, 2015 by

Indoor volleyball Coed 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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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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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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SFS cuts it close with EMS

Posted March 17, 2016 by Story and photo by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron and 56th Security Forces Squadron kicked off March 7 with a short quarterback rush by EMS to gain only a few yards, setting the tone for the game with SFS matching EMS play for play. The final score was 19-14 SFS. “Security forces has a good reputation for an impressive…

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Sports Shorts January 15, 2016

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Squadron challenge The first Friday of the month, two squadrons compete in six events — bench press, 40-yard dash, vertical jump, three-cone drill, broad jump and short shuttle. Six-member teams must include one female competitor. For more information, call 623-856-6241. Winter basketball league The 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center is featuring a winter basketball…

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Honor guard Airman pushes past her limits

Posted May 5, 2016 by Story and photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class CHRISTOPHER HURD

WASHINGTON — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) It’s noon on a Saturday, and Staff Sgt. April Spilde chalks up her hands in the gym at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, as she waits for her chance to lift during…

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PEDRO MOTA
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Favored to win, CMS doesn’t disappoint

Posted October 9, 2015 by Story and photo by Airman PEDRO MOTA

The 56th Component Maintenance Squadron flag football team shut out the Detachment 12, 372nd Training Squadron team 37-0 Sept. 28 at Luke Air Force Base. CMS came into the game as the favorite having only one previous loss and didn’t disappoint when they scored two touchdowns followed by a safety early in the game. “It…

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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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