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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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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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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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Intramural volleyball spikes into play-offs

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum The 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 432nd Operations Support Squadron compete in the finals of the intramural volleyball playoffs in the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 4. The Airmen hope to take away a healthier atmosphere, both physically and…

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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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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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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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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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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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