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Grappling with the past

Grappling with the past

As her eyes locked onto her target, she slowly lowered her weight and widened her stance. With sweat dripping down her face she lunged, latched on, and took down her opponent, methodically and effectively. Brazilian jiujitsu is a martial art that requires full control of your body and emotions, making […]

January 13, 2023 ×

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86 MDG wins flag football championship

86 MDG wins flag football championship

December 9, 2022 ×

Sports

US Army Reserve soldier competes at 2022 World Skate Roller Games

Sometimes a passion you never knew you had skates right into your life. It happened quickly for one United States Army Reserve Soldier who is now on pace to achieve his goal of participating in the Olympics…100 meters at a time. Sgt. 1st Class Markevous Humphrey, a native of Onley, […]

December 9, 2022 ×

Health, Sports

US Space Force family attends first Warrior Games

US Space Force family attends first Warrior Games

The 2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games brought wounded warriors together to compete in paralympic sports in Orlando, Florida. U.S. Space Force Capt. Nichole “Nikki” Evenson competed on the Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) team in standing and prone precision shooting, recurve archery, and cycling. Joining Nikki was her husband, […]

October 28, 2022 ×

Sports

Reservists convene for competition, camaraderie

Reservists convene for competition, camaraderie

U.S. Soldiers and Airmen joined partner-nation troops in Athens, Greece, recently for the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Competition — an annual contest that, since 1957, has showcased the military skills of reservists. Seven three-person U.S. teams competed against teams from 11 other countries in pistol and rifle shooting, […]

September 2, 2022 ×

Sports

240th CSC wins IMCOM Softball Tournament

240th CSC wins IMCOM Softball Tournament

September 2, 2022 ×

Features, Sports

Breaking records: DLA energy quality assurance specialist has a need for speed

Breaking records: DLA energy quality assurance specialist has a need for speed

Sitting astride a custom-built motorcycle, gearing up to race at speeds nearing 200 mph down a dry lakebed, Jaron Tyner isn’t thinking about his nerves. “When you’re in line on the salt flats, you aren’t really nervous because you’re preparing to go,” he said. “You’re concentrating on the bike, the […]

August 26, 2022 ×

Features, Sports

Sports heroes who served: Supporting roles

Sports heroes who served: Supporting roles

‘Sports heroes who served’ is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. The military is sometimes compared to a team endeavor. In sports, there are the athletes. Then there are the supporting positions such as the coach, general manager, team president, sports writers […]

August 19, 2022 ×

Sports

Air Force Cycling Team rides in RAGBRAI

Air Force Cycling Team rides in RAGBRAI

The Air Force Cycling team is riding again in the 2022 Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa or RAGBRAI. The trip is a week-long recreational touring bicycle ride that takes cyclists from the Missouri river in the west to the Mississippi in the east. The Air Force Cycling team […]

August 12, 2022 ×

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Skilled military soccer players are Air Force officers

Skilled military soccer players are Air Force officers

Two Air Force captains have much in common. Both fly in F-15 fighter jets; both are on the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team; and both said what attracted them to the Air Force and soccer the most is teamwork and camaraderie. The team competed in the 13th World Military […]

July 29, 2022 ×