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U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Softball Team capture second straight silver at USA Nationals

Posted September 7, 2018 by Steven Dinote

The U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Softball Team reached the finals once again and earned silver at the 2018 USA Softball National Women’s Open Championship at the WVO Softball Complex in Portland, Ore., Aug. 26. Going undefeated in their first three games of the double elimination tournament, the U.S. Women reached the finals in the second…

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Air Force Marathon announces Race Transfer Program

Posted August 27, 2018 by John Harrington

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Scott Johnson Runners registered for the 2018 Air Force Marathon who can no longer participate can transfer their registrations to others soon. Upwards of 15,000 runners participate annually in various marathon events over three days in September. Registered runners unable to participate in the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15…

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Creech Airman qualifies for Warrior Games

Posted June 1, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Disbelief was the first emotion that overtook a radio frequency transmission systems Airman as he fell from a mobile antenna and instinctively shot out his arms to brace his 15-foot fall. The impact from the fall dislocated both wrists and pushed the small bones of his hands into his forearms.

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Play Ball!

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Air Force photograph The 99th Air Base Wing Commander, Col. Cavan Craddock, throws one of the ‘first’ pitches during Military Appreciation Night at Cashman Field in Las Vegas.   Air Force photograph Nevada Test and Training Range Commander, Col. Chris Zulhke, throws one of the ‘first’ pitches during Military Appreciation Night.   Air Force photograph…

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Air Force men take Armed Forces Bowling Gold

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Orlando Quintero Staff Sgt. James McTaggart of Creech AFB, Nev., wins gold in the 2018 Armed Forces Bowling Championship at Ten Strike Bowling Center at Fort Lee, Va., April 13-17. The annual tournament features doubles, mixed doubles, individuals and team challenges. McTaggart’s gold medal performance came down to the wire with…

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AF men, women finish second, third in 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championship

Posted November 22, 2017 by Steve Warns

The All-Air Force men’s and women’s basketball teams both finished in the top three at the 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championships Nov. 8, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Texas.

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AF selects 2017 all-Air Force marathon team

Posted October 6, 2017 by

The Air Force recently selected candidates to represent the Air Force in the Armed Forces Marathon Championship in Washington D.C., Oct. 19-23, 2017. Congratulations to: Col. Douglas P. Wickert, Las Vegas (head coach) Lt. Col. Mark Cucuzzella, Martinsburg, W.Va. (athletic trainer) Maj. Brian A. Dumm, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. Maj. Bryan S. Kelly, Edwards Air…

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Air Force pair sweep individual gold; Navy men, Air Force women take team gold

Posted June 9, 2017 by Steven Dinote

Photograph by Steven Dinote Air Force Staff Sgt. James McTaggart of Nellis AFB, Nev.; Tech. Sgt. Chuck Kropog of Yokota, Air Base, Japan; and Army Sgt. 1st Class Damian Codrington of Fort Hood, Texas, take gold, silver and bronze respectively at the Armed Forces Bowling Championship hosted at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May5-8…

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Sports Day

Posted May 12, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Airmen assigned to the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Creech Air Force Base and 99th Contracting Squadron retrieve balls from center court during the dodgeball competition of 99th Air Base Wing Sports Day on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 5. Sports Day brought together the squadrons…

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Ruck ‘n’ Roll: AF rugby program breaks gender barrier

Posted April 5, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Leanne Hardin, a wing on the Air Force women’s rugby sevens team, runs with the ball during a Las Vegas Invitational match in Las Vegas, March 2, 2017. Hardin, a staff sergeant stationed at Pápa Air Base, Hungary, played multiple sports growing up and was encouraged by a coworker who played on the men’s team…

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