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Air Force coaches asked to help curb assaults

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Air Force Academy leaders are asking coaches to take a bigger role in preventing sexual assaults by talking with athletes about the issue. Commanders also said Wednesday they expect an upcoming review of the athletic department to show whether it has a ''negative culture,'' a term the service often uses to describe an atmosphere conducive to sexual...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Air Force Will Wear USAF, Squadron Patches On Uniforms This Year

Air Force is adding a few new features to its uniforms for the upcoming season. The jersey sleeves will feature USAF Academy patches, and the helmets will feature patches for each player’s specific squadron, a very neat touch for the service academy.  @Uniformswag AF Football will wear USAF Academy patch on jersey this year. Each player rep squadron patch on helmet pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators call for AF Academy sex assaults review

DENVER (AP) Two U.S. senators are calling for an outside investigation into how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assaults, including an allegation that agents were blocked from speaking to academy football coaches. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) of New York and Sen. John Thune (thoon) of South Dakota asked the Defense Department and civilian investigators...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: U.S. Air Force Drill Team Puts on a Show at Halftime Team USA/Puerto Rico Game

You don't have to be a military brat or someone in the service to appreciate what these guys are doing here. The coordination, timing, and focus that goes in to routines like this is impressive to say the least. I'll go ahead and say it:Bad ass gentlemen. Absolutely bad ass.@_MarcusD_/TwitterOh--in case you are interested in the basketball game Team USA won 112-86. Loading...
Via FatManWriting
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Back9 Test: Powerbilt Air Force One DFX Driver

Powerbilt might not be the first name on the tip of your tongue when you think of golf companies. However, it was one of the first golf companies ever established – and became part of the Louisville Slugger family. The company’s new Air Force One DFX driver is a true blast from the past. Featuring Powerbilt’s patented “Nitrogen Charged” technology – which means nitrogen...
Via Back9Network
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Air Force vet Zack Christy makes pro boxing debut Sept 12th at Twin River

No less than 25 yards from where the rocket landed, narrowly missing his vehicle, Zack Christy sprinted into the burning mortuary on his army base in Afghanistan intent on saving anyone who might've survived the blast with little regard for his own safety. "I wasn't necessarily worried about myself," he recalls. "There could've been a kid in there, out cold, bleeding. In those moments...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force Academy punishes gymnasts for drinking

DENVER (AP) The Air Force Academy says it has disciplined members of the men's gymnastics team for underage drinking and unprofessional behavior. The academy said Thursday that there were no allegations of sexual assault or illegal drug use. Officials declined to specify the nature of the unprofessional behavior. The academy won't identify anyone involved or say what discipline...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola to visit Homestead Air Reserve base September 10

Homestead-Miami Speedway and the Homestead Air Reserve Base are teaming up to host a series of Air Force exercises on Wednesday, September 10, at the Homestead Air Reserve Base located in the Speedway’s backyard. Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Smithfield Foods-U.S. Air Force Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsports, will meet and greet with active military personnel, as well...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola visits Homestead Air Force Base

Homestead-Miami Speedway and the Homestead Air Reserve Base teamed up today to host a series of Air Force exercises at the Homestead Air Reserve Base, located in the Speedway’s backyard, with Aric Almirola, as part of NASCAR’s “Chase Across North America”. Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Smithfield Foods-U.S. Air Force Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsports, worked with...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Air Force Wearing New Chrome Helmets With 9/11 Remembrance Stickers Against Georgia State

Many college football teams have used the weekend’s games for September 11th remembrance, and naturally, Air Force is now among them. The Falcons are breaking out very cool new chrome helmets for today’s game against Georgia State in Atlanta, which also feature a sticker reading “9 • 11 • 01 Remember.” New chrome game helmets for today against Georgia State. 9/11 remembrance...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force Wears White Chrome Helmets With 9/11 Tribute Stickers (Photos)

It’s hard to believe, but this past Thursday marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. To commemorate the event, many college football teams likely will hold pregame ceremonies or pay tribute to the victims in other patriotic ways. New chrome game helmets for today against Georgia State. 9/11 remembrance stickers on every helmet as well. http://t.co/n1EgHFYj21—...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force sports boss: Not enough focus on respect

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Air Force Academy sports programs have not put enough focus on commitment and respect but are working to correct that, the school's athletic director said. The department is emphasizing programs to address character issues, and administrators are working with coaches to identify and avoid recruiting athletes with character problems, Athletic Director...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 High ‘Red’

A short while ago images of the Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 High in black and white colorways popped up online and a majority of the reaction was — meh. Today images of the Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 High in red appeared on the cover of Japan sneaker magazine Shoes Master and things have changed. In this vibrant colorway all the normal features distinguishable to the classic Nike...
Via Hooped Up
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Biffle Visits Maxwell Air Force Base; Participates in Training Exercises

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Greg Biffle called his runner-up finish at Talladega Superspeedway’s May race “disappointing,”  and vowed to Airmen at Maxwell Air Force Base Thursday that his mission in the Oct. 19, GEICO 500 is to “”fight and win,” a saying that is part of The Airman’s Creed. “We were so close to winning our first race at Talladega in the spring...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sheed Wallace Had Nike Air Force 1 Birthday Cake (Photo)

Rasheed Wallace has always been a Nike, and even better, he was actually able to wear one of the companies more popular sneakers every night of his career. Sheed made the Air Force 1’s a staple of his uniform and might have been the only guy to comfortably wear them in game action. Wallace celebrated his 40th birthday recently and one of the celebratory cakes features a Nike Air...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Air Force Players Go Crazy In Their Locker Room After Beating Boise State

Air Force football beat Boise State for the first time in school history on Saturday. The Falcons forced seven Broncos turnovers en route to a 28-14 win, which gave Air Force its first conference win since 2012. After Air Force coach Troy Calhoun addressed the squad, the players huddled up, did a Samoan chant called “O Alele,” and dumped water and Gatorade all over each other...
Via College Spun
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mears caps off busy week with strong run at the Monster Mile

  After a solid run in New Hampshire, Casey Mears and the GEICO team headed to Dover, DE, armed with a battle plan for the track affectionately referred to as the Monster Mile. First though, Mears and the Germain Racing crew would stop and visit with service members at Dover Air Force Base, where they took part in a C-17 orientation flight with the 436th Airlift Wing. They found...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy And Siri Drop An iTroll On Air Force

Navy lobbed an awesome zinger at Air Force with the help of Siri - let's call it an iTroll.
Via Gamedayr
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 Hi Collection

In the latest edition of SHOES MASTER magazine from Japanese , we get a look at the entire upcoming Supreme x Air Force 1 Hi collection in all it’s collection worthy glory. Featured in a black, white and red all three of these colorways will be released on October 13th at Supreme flagship locations in for the retail price of $140 USD. The red ones will probably sell out in...
Via Hooped Up
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force will wear new helmets this weekend

Not to be outdone by USC, the Falcons of Air Force have some pretty sweet looking helmets they will be using this weekend in their game against Navy…. Debuting our newest helmets. Falcons will wear them this Saturday afternoon against service academy rival Navy. pic.twitter.com/7IXHp5Bjqg — Air Force FB Equip (@AFFBEQUIPMENT) October 1, 2014
Via The Student Section
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force will wear new helmets this weekend

Not to be outdone by USC, the Falcons of Air Force have some pretty sweet looking helmets they will be using this weekend in their game against Navy…. Debuting our newest helmets. Falcons will wear them this Saturday afternoon against service academy rival Navy. pic.twitter.com/7IXHp5Bjqg — Air Force FB Equip (@AFFBEQUIPMENT) October 1, 2014
Via Bloguin Best
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Herschel Walker speaks to Air Force football team

I swear Herschel Walker could suit up today and play football for any team in the country. Just listening to him speak gets me fired up as well, which is why he was invited to speak to the football team at Air Force. The man has a way of connecting with players and sending a message. Check out this video of one of the greatest college football players in the history of the game speaking...
Via The Student Section
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Herschel Walker speaks to Air Force football team

I swear Herschel Walker could suit up today and play football for any team in the country. Just listening to him speak gets me fired up as well, which is why he was invited to speak to the football team at Air Force. The man has a way of connecting with players and sending a message. Check out this video of one of the greatest college football players in the history of the game speaking...
Via Bloguin Best
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy vs. Air Force Video of the Day

Navy and Air Force are meeting on the football field tomorrow, so that means it's time for the triple option, student sections in dress uniforms, and spirit videos: But as long as we're watching spirit videos and focusing on the football field, let's not forget what these kids are about to be doing together on the battlefield: CLICK HERE to donate to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Via Double Coverage Football
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy Midshipmen Take the Art of the Hype Video to a Whole New Level

The latest installment of the rivalry between the Air Force and Naval Academies took place on Saturday with the Falcons coming out on top of the Midshipman 30-21. With the win the Air Force definitely has a leg up on winning the Commander in Chief Trophy, an annual award that Navy. Air Force, and West Point compete for each season.It's almost a shame that the teams do not get any...
Via FatManWriting
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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