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Default Air Force Logo Academy grad signs with Kansas City Chiefs
An Air Force Academy graduate and reservist marks another first in his pro football career this week, when he starts the season on an NFL roster.Chad Hall is at practice this week as a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs. This is Hall's fourth season with the NFL and the first time he will be on a team's active roster for a season opener.The
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2013
Alex Kephart, contracting specialist with 10th Contracting Squadron, played golf for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He will compete in the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship Aug. 12. (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy Photo) Academy contracting specialist to compete in U.S. Amateur
A contracting specialist here will take a swing at a leading national golf tournament next week.Alex Kephart, 26, of the 10th Contracting Squadron, will compete in the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship Aug. 12-18 at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass. This will be the first U.S. Golf Association event he will compete in after qualifying for the
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2013
Airmen with the Air Force Seven Summits Team pose for a group photo at Camp 4 along the South Col of Mount Everest in Nepal May 19, 2013. The camp sits more than 26,000 feet above sea level. (U.S. Air Force photo) AF 7 Summits team scales Everest
A group of Airmen with the Air Force Seven Summits team, including four Air Force Academy graduates, reached the highest point of the world, Mount Everest (29,035 ft.) just after 5 a.m. local time May 19. The success marks the first time a team of military members from any nation has reached the highest point on all seven continents: Mount Elbrus
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2013
Cadet 1st Class Hannah Dake was named the recipient of the ITA National Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship award for the 2012-13 academic year, May 21. (From left to right): Lt. Gen. Mike Gould, Kim Gidley, Cadet 1st Class Hannah Dake, and Dr. Hans Mueh. (U.S. Air Force photo/Raymond McCoy) Hannah Dake wins Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award
Air Force senior Hannah Dake was named the recipient of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's National Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for the 2012-13 academic year, May 21.After winning the Mountain Region award last week, Dake was on the national ballot with 11 other regional winners.The Award recognizes outstanding individuals
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Retired Tech. Sgt. Corey Carter lines up a shot with a compound bow during the Warrior Games archery competition at the Air Force Academy May 15, 2013. Carter, previously an Air National Guardsman assigned to Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Ohio, was injured by a roadside bomb in Balad, Iraq, in September 2004. He placed fourth in the compound open. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sarah Chambers) Warrior Games 2013: Army claims individual archery medals
Army Capt. Frank Baroquerio struck dead center in a one-arrow shootoff against the Marines' Matthew Benack to win the individual compound event, 120-119, during the Warrior Games archery competition at Clune Arena May 15."I got to pick my arrow, I got to pick my target. I knew where I was going to hit before I fired that shot," Baroquerio said in a
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2013
Default Air Force Logo Warrior Games 2013: Marines, Army win gold in basketball, volleyball
Marines took the gold in sitting volleyball, and the Army took gold in wheelchair basketball on Day 4 of the Warrior Games May 15 at Clune Arena.The first basketball game of the evening between the Navy and Marines determined who would play the Army for the gold.The Marines took charge of the game early on, starting with a 10-0 lead. The Marines
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2013
Retired Tech. Sgt. Kathryn Robinson of Detroit, Mich., competes in the track and field competition May 14, 2013 at the Air Force Academy track during the Warrior Games. Robinson is competing in both the track and field and swimming events this year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Warrior Games 2013: Air Force wins 11 medals in track and field competition
Air Force athletes took home one gold, four silver and six bronze medals in the Warrior Games 2013 Track and Field competition at the Academy's Outdoor Track Stadium May 14.Staff Sgt. Lara Ishikawa took first place in the Women's 100 Meter Open Relay, winning the Air Force's gold medal for the day. Second-place winners included: Ishikawa in the
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2013
Default Air Force Logo Warrior Games 2013: Teams play hard at Warrior Games
Army defeated Marine Corps 49-28 and Navy beat Air Force 33-18 in two wheelchair basketball matches on day 3 of the Warrior Games, May 14 at Clune Arena.Army took charge early in the first half with an 11-0 lead that continued to build throughout the match. Army's strong passing allowed the team to score easy shots inside the paint. Josue Barron
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2013
Air Force cyclist Darrell Fisher places his right hand over his heart as the British and U.S. National anthems are sung May 12 at Falcon Stadium during the 2013 Warrior Games. Warrior Games 2013: Academy cyclists win 3 medals
Air Force cyclists took home three medals in the Warrior Games 2013 cycling competition at Falcon Stadium May 12.Maj. Scott Bullis of Peterson Air Force Base took first place in the men's recumbent cycle race to win the Air Force's first gold medal of this year's Warrior Games."This is my first gold," he said after finishing the race. "I'm proud of
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2013
Paralympian gold medal winner Navy Lt. Bradley Snyder, with the help of Prince Harry and olympian Missy Franklin, light the official torch to begin the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. From May 11-16, more than 200 wounded, ill and injured servicemembers and veterans from the U.S. Marines, Army, Air Force and Navy, as well as a team representing U.S. Special Operations Command and an international team representing the United Kingdom, will compete for the gold in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and U.S. Air Force Academy. The military service with the most medals will win the Chairman's Cup. (DoD photo/EJ Hersom) Torch lighting kicks off 2013 Warrior Games
The 2013 Warrior Games began here May 11 when Navy Lt. Bradley Snyder, with help from Prince Harry and Olympian Missy Franklin, lit the official torch during the event's opening ceremonies at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.From May 11-16, more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the U.S. Marines, Army, Air Force
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