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Roush Fenway to Pay Homage to Fallen Heroes at Charlotte Motor Speedway

As part of the Memorial Day weekend celebration, Roush Fenway Racing will participate in the “600 Miles of Remembrance” at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday evening for the 56th running of the Coca-Cola 600. In honor of this special occasion, the nameplates across the windshields of the Nos. 6, 16 and 17 will carry the names of fallen war heroes who gave their lives to preserve...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing Team up with U.S. Air Force for 600 Miles of Remembrance

No. 6, No. 9 and No. 43 Teams Carry Names of Fallen Airmen in Coca-Cola 600 kamagra zsel rendels MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2015) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Roush Fenway Racing will team up with the U.S. Air Force for NASCAR’s 600 Miles of Remembrance campaign at NASCAR’s longest race, the Coca-Cola 600. The teams will utilize this campaign to honor three...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Front Row Motorsports Pays Tribute to Fallen Family, Military Brethren at Charlotte

STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 19, 2015) - The Sprint Cup entries of Front Row Motorsports will be pay tribute to fallen military members close to team members’ hearts during the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday. As part of NASCAR’s “600 Miles of Remembrance,” the Ford Fusions of Brett Moffitt, Cole Whitt and David Gilliland will feature windshield name decals memorializing two Front Row team...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: No. 43 Air Force Team Honors Fallen Airmen on their Ford in Coca-Cola 600

Almirola Looks to Bounce Back from All-Star Run at Charlotte kamagra zsel rendels This weekend is not only special because the Sprint Cup Series races their longest race of the season, but also, all of the series’ teams will be honoring fallen servicemen. Aric Almirola and team will have the privilege to carry fallen Special Tactics Airmen Capt. Derek M. Argel on...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force Falcons looking for rare postseason baseball victory

For Air Force Academy baseball coach Mike Kazlausky, his team's record heading into Wednesday's start of the Mountain West playoffs at Nevada-Reno allows him to dream big.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
5 days ago

No. 43 Air Force Team Honors Fallen Airmen on their Ford in Coca-Cola 600

This weekend is not only special because the Sprint Cup Series races their longest race of the season, but also, all of the series' teams will be honoring fallen servicemen. Aric Almirola and team will have the privilege to carry fallen Special Tactics Airmen Capt. Derek M. Argel on the No. 43 Air Force Ford.   Argel, whose story will be featured in "Brush of Honor" on the Inspiration...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Front Row Motorsports Pays Tribute to Fallen Family, Military Brethren at Charlotte

The Sprint Cup entries of Front Row Motorsports will be pay tribute to fallen military members close to team members' hearts during the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday. As part of NASCAR's "600 Miles of Remembrance," the Ford Fusions of Brett Moffitt, Cole Whitt and David Gilliland will feature windshield name decals memorializing two Front Row team family members who died serving their country...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing Team up with U.S. Air Force for 600 Miles of Remembrance

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Roush Fenway Racing will team up with the U.S. Air Force for NASCAR's 600 Miles of Remembrance campaign at NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600. The teams will utilize this campaign to honor three U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operators who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country on the 10th anniversary of their death.     On May 30...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama presents Air Force Academy football team with trophy

President Barack Obama has congratulated the Air Force football team for again winning the annual Commander in Chief trophy.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
17 days ago

Obama presents Air Force Academy football team with trophy

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has congratulated the Air Force football team for again winning the annual Commander in Chief trophy. Obama says Air Force has now won the ''unreasonably large trophy'' a record 19 times. The president says that if anyone can figure out how to get the trophy where it needs to go, it's the Air Force. Obama made the presentation at a White House...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Augustine tops Moorestown in battle of lax powers

It was something old for Ernie Alvino. It was something new for Luke McLoughlin. Alvino, a senior goalie and Air Force Academy recruit, played another strong game in powering St. Augustine Prep to a 10-4 victory over Moorestown on Tuesday in a battle o...
Via Philly Sports Live
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher DeBerry driven to help youth

Whether coaching the Air Force Academy football team or running his Coaches for Charity program, Fisher DeBerry's dedication to the task at hand makes things go.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
24 days ago

Bullying Led To Matt Mooney Transfer?

We all know how the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal rocked the NFL, and now it appears it’s the college ranks’ turn. Per Eric Van Dril of the Chicago Tribune, referenced in a piece by Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk, former Air Force freshman guard Matt Mooney alleges he chose to transfer to a different school because of being bullied himself. In his Q...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force hires Chris Gobrecht as women's basketball coach

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Chris Gobrecht's next task is turning around the women's basketball team at Air Force. Athletic director Jim Knowlton announced the hiring of Gobrecht on Tuesday. Gobrecht brings 35 years of Division I head coaching experience to the Academy, including the last decade at Yale. Gobrecht replaces Andrea Williams, who was 22-128 in five years. Gobrecht...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Air Force Football’s 2014 Ring Features Idaho Potato Bowl Champions Logo, Scores From Wins vs. Army, Navy

Air Force flew under the radar a bit as far as smaller football programs go, but the Falcons had an excellent season in 2014. Troy Calhoun’s team went 10-3, with double digit wins over rivals Army and Navy to capture the Commander-in-Chief’s trophy for the first time since 2011, and a 14 point win over Western Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. To celebrate the 10 win...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey semifinals: Seniors spark RIT Tigers

It has been a long three-year absence from the Atlantic Hockey championship game for a program that is used to reaching that round. The last time the Rochester Institute of Technology was in the conference title game in 2012, they left with nigh a whimper, dropping a 4-0 decision to the Jason Torf-led Air Force Falcons. But with a […] The post Atlantic Hockey semifinals: Seniors...
Via Along the Boards
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

MWC: Air Force advances

MWC: Air Force advances
Via Philly Sports Live
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force won't renew Andrea Williams' contract

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) The Air Force Academy isn't renewing the contract of women's basketball coach Andrea Williams, who was 22-128 in five seasons with the Falcons. Col. Tony McKenzie, interim athletic director, said a committee will be formed to conduct a national search for Williams' replacement. Her contract expires June 30. The Falcons have long had a difficult time...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling the seeds

This is the final weekend of the regular season in Atlantic Hockey, and as it stands, not one position between second and seventh place is set in stone. Canisius sits in second, but only one point above third-place Bentley, and will have a tough road test in the desperate Air Force Falcons. The Golden Griffins will most likely walk […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling...
Via Along the Boards
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Preview: RIT Tigers saving tests for last

The Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers hold a precarious grip on the fifth and final first-round bye to the 2015 Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals. Both Air Force and Holy Cross are nipping on the Tigers’ heels, trailing them by one and two points, respectively, entering the penultimate weekend of the regular season. The Tigers will not get […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview...
Via Along the Boards
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn apologizes to Air Force vet who was verbally assaulted by Auburn players.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has personally apologized to an Air Force veteran who was harrassed (along with her service dog) by two unnamed members of the Auburn football team.Ashley Ozyurt, an Air Force non-combat veteran and Auburn University student,  alleges that two Auburn football players taunted herself and her service dog while she was on her way to class. The service...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Klynyk sports custom Air Force Ones in Brooklyn

@kellyolynyk Rising Star Game PE's the OG (Orange Grain) Forces. #youreluckywereus #reconamerica @a_hart85 A photo posted by #youreluckywereus (@reconbeatlab) on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:47pm PST Kelly Olynyk rocked some very fresh kicks tonight to the BBVA Rising Stars game in Brooklyn. The folks from Recon in Beaverton, Oregon created this sick pair of custom Nike AF1 for...
Via Red's Army
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft Rocks Bedazzled Air Force 1s After Pats’ Super Bowl Win (Photo)

The New England Patriots picked up some shiny hardware Sunday, so Robert Kraft made sure to put on some equally shiny kicks. The Pats owner rocked custom bedazzled Nike Air Force 1s after his team’s Super Bowl XLIX win over the Seattle Seahawks. The red, white and blue sneakers are complete with the Patriots logo below the laces and his initials on the back. When the Patriots...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Pilot’s Gators Helmet Is Too Cool

This Air Force pilot's Gators helmet is an awesome tribute to his alma mater.
Via Gamedayr
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force master sergeant reunites with family during Lightning game

TAMPA, Fla. -- A father and his family enjoyed a memorable reunion Thursday. Master Sgt. Chris McKeen was reunited with his wife, Christi, and three children -- C.J., 18, Katelyn, 15, and Sophia, 2 -- near center ice after the first period of the Tampa Bay Lightning's 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena. McKeen, who's based at nearby MacDill Air Force Base, had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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