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Nellis flag football team ‘catches’ win during tournament

Posted January 22, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Tech. Sgt. Terrance Kelly, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, runs after catching the ball during a flag football tournament at Tropical Breeze Park in North Las Vegas on Jan. 16. This marked the first time that two military teams played each other in the tournament.   U.S….

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‘Zombie 5K’ tests preparedness, stamina

Posted October 2, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

A volunteer role-playing as a zombie walks toward participants in the National Preparedness Month Zombie 5K run at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 25. Participants in the run embarked on the standard base 5K route wearing a reflective belt which carried three survey tape flags that were used as “lives” and encountered numerous “contaminated…

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Annual Air Force Trials ignites competition at NAFB

Posted March 4, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A member of team USA competes in the 100 meter backstroke during the 2016 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials at the University of Las Vegas indoor pool, Las Vegas, Nev., Feb. 28. Service members are participating in adaptive athletic reconditioning for lasting effects on physical…

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Airmen ‘hoop it up’ at Warrior Fitness Center

Posted October 9, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Nellis community members play basketball at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 7. The WFC provides three indoor basketball courts for Airmen and their families to use. Other areas available for use include an indoor swimming pool, racquetball courts, free weight areas, cardio machines, and indoor/outdoor running tracks.

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Intramural softball season begins at Nellis

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

On March 14, Nellis AFB kicked off the intramural softball season where 14 teams from around the base will compete to see who can call themselves the champions.

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Reaching for fitness

Posted October 16, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Nicole Harris, Warrior Fitness Center fitness instructor, holds a side-plank at the WFC on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 14. The plank exercise targets the obliques, quadriceps, hamstrings, abductors and adductors.

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Softball in full swing

Posted April 1, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A team member from the 57th Maintenance Squadron intramural softball team swings at a pitch during a practice before a game at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 28. Intramural softball provides a feasible outlet for Airmen and their families to strengthen their four pillars…

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Blues exhibition

Posted October 23, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Kevin Carr, Las Vegas Blues pitcher, throws a pitch during an exhibition baseball game at Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 18. The Blues are made up of Nellis and Creech Air Force Base members. The Blues started their fall season Oct. 11 and have eight regular season games scheduled before…

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Flag football season ‘kicks off’

Posted October 30, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Members of the 99th Force Support Squadron intramural flag football team prepare to kickoff during a game against the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 27. The flag football season began Oct. 26 with 20 teams around the base participating. Teams are scheduled to play games Monday through Thursday.

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NAFB cyclist participates in Military World Games

Posted November 25, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Several thousand miles away from her usual terrain, Shannon Gaffney found herself racing against some of the world’s top athletes in a 45-mile road race and timed trial though Mungyeong, South Korea as part of the U.S. Armed Forces Cycling Team during the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games.

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