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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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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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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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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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Nellis Airman plays ball to stay fit

Posted January 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan C. Byrnes

Airman 1st Class Exavier Cain, 99th Security Forces Squadron, installation entry controller, looks to pass the ball to a teammate at the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 5. Basketball can be a fun alternative to cardiovascular fitness.

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Falcons fall to Cal in bowl game

Posted January 8, 2016 by John Van Winkle

U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan Several Air Force players tackle a California player during the Armed Forces Bowl Dec. 29, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. The Golden Bears beat the Falcons 55-36. FORT WORTH, Texas — California’s passing game was too much for the Air Force Academy Falcons to overcome as they fell…

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CFC golf tournament tees off

Posted December 18, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Doug Fitzpatrick, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron deputy civil engineer, hits a golf ball during the Combined Federal Campaign Annual Golf Tournament at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 11. During the tournament, 68 golfers signed up, raising approximately $1,000….

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Airmen stay fit during holiday season

Posted December 4, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Airmen lift free weights at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. Free weights have many benefits such as strengthening muscles and burning calories. With the new year approaching, a common goal for Airmen is to start off right by…

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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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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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