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2013 Warrior Fitness Center racquetball tournament

Posted February 8, 2013 by

Eugen Kavalenka, 99th Medical Group, plays a game of racquetball against Vernon Sublett, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron, during the 2013 Warrior Fitness Center racquetball tournament Feb. 2, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Tournaments like this one give Airmen opportunities to play sports competitively. The sport of racquetball was invented in 1950, at Greenwich,…

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NAFB hockey team wins wild 7-6 shootout

Posted September 19, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Staff Sgt. Derek Urban (dark blue jersey), a forward on the Nellis Air Force Base hockey team, leads a break during the Nellis team’s opening-season game against the Desert Foxes hockey team in Las Vegas Sept. 10. Urban scored goals in regulation and in the overtime shootout of Nellis’ 7-6 victory over the Desert Foxes….

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Marines update annual aquatic training

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Marines from the 6th Motor Battalion, a Marine Reserve Battalion participate in their annual aquatic training, Aug. 4, 2012, at the Nellis Warrior Fitness Center in the pool. The training in this allows the Marines to fulfill all their training requirements in a safe environment.

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Las Vegas Blues bring ‘America’s Pastime’ to Airmen

Posted June 19, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

When growing up, baseball or softball is a sport many parents push their children into. As time goes on, some move on to another sport, but some children keep playing all the way through high school or even college.

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Sunrise Vista offers Nellis golfers an oasis

Posted April 12, 2013 by Caitlin Kenney

It’s 8 a.m. and already there are at least a dozen golfers across the course getting in a round before the heat of the day arrives. The sights and sounds of F-15s taking off just about where the golf course

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823rd MXS sets spike to win

Posted September 19, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

After battling through an eight-week volleyball season and outlasting 15 other teams, the 823rd Maintenance Squadron defeated the 99th Medical Group to claim the 2014 Intramural Volleyball Championship title at the Warrior Fitness Center here Sept. 12.

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Chapel Outreach Program encourages networking through sports

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Chapel Outreach program participants participated in a three-on-three basketball game Aug. 4, 2012, at the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev, part of the base chapel’s sports day and their outreach program.

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New Par 3 opens at Sunrise Vista Golf Course

Posted May 10, 2013 by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

  Steve Griffith, Sunrise Vista Golf Course manager, tees off on the first hole at the Par 3 course after the grand opening ceremony at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course May 2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Griffith oversaw the budget and restoration project of this course. The nine-hole course officially opened to the…

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Nellis Airman one of 29 Athletes selected for 2012 Warrior Games AF team

Posted April 13, 2012 by By Eric M. Grill

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Twenty-nine Air Force athletes will compete for gold after being chosen to represent the service at the 2012 Warrior Games. Included as a team member is Master Sgt. Christopher Aguilera, representing Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Warrior Games is an Olympic-style event open to all wounded, ill and…

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Nellis/Creech soccer team brings home bronze trophy

Posted September 19, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

Twenty service members from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases’ soccer team competed and tied for third place, with Dyess Air Force Base’s soccer team, in the 2014 Department of Defense’s Defender Cup soccer tournament.

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