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Sports Shorts November 13, 2015

Posted November 12, 2015 by

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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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 March 25, 2016

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Cheerleading and football camp The 56th Force Support Squadron Bryant Fitness Center is featuring Pigskin Patriots, a free cheerleading and football camp April 16. Ages 5 to 9 meet at 9 a.m. to noon and ages 10 to 14 meet at 1 to 4 p.m. at the fitness center. The event is led by NFL…

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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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Going to the mat …

Posted June 2, 2016 by Courtesy photo

Courtesy photo First Lt. Clayton Gable, right, a 2nd Space Warning Squadron supervisory statistician, wrestles at the Armed Forces Championships Feb. 20 at Naval Base Kitsap, Washington. Gable wrestled for the U.S. Air Force Academy and continues to wrestle for the Air Force wrestling team.

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