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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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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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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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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 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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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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Annual Air Force Trials ignites competition at NAFB

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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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‘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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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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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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