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AIR FORCE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Daniel Lewis’ Transition to Baseball from Another Airman’s Perspective

With the news that the Cubs signed RHP Daniel Lewis, I felt some swell of pride.  Not because, as a Cubs’ fan, I have some sort of patriotic duty to support a player who served more than one who did not.  My swelling of pride came from the fact that Lewis came from the same place I did…the U.S. Air Force.  I served six years on active duty and have been an Air Force reservist...
Via World Series Dreaming
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Accomplishes Goal of Making Chase Field,Writes a Storybook Finish at Daytona

CONCORD, N.C. (July 7, 2014) - The commitment of Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and all its partners to get into The Chase came to fruition Sunday afternoon at the perfect place, The World Center of Racing, the Daytona International Speedway. Putting the No. 43 back where it should be, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 U.S. Air Force team won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened Coke...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch This Daring Wingsuit Flight Over New York City

Red Bull Air Force members take to the skies over Manhattan in an extraordinary skydive video. Five members of the Red Bull Air Force made a rare wingsuit flight over the New York City skyline Sunday morning. Utilizing the latest technology in wingsuits — special jumpsuits that add surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift — allowed the flyers to...
Via The Roosevelts
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrell Owens Wants You To Buy His Used Team Jordans & Old Air Force Ones

Tons of reality TV stars and others sell their gently used clothing and shoes on the internet. After all, once you’re photographed a few times in a stand out pair of stilettos, you have to move on to another shoe. Well, add former NFL star Terrell Owens to list of names that’s putting his used goods online for you to purchase. Now Active! http://t.co/nkz45xE9Qe Just uploaded...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Coggins, Parker both leaving Air Force basketball program

Tre’ Coggins is leaving the Air Force basketball team. And he’s not alone. The sophomore point guard and leading scorer informed coach Dave Pilipovich that he will seek a transfer rather than return for his junior season, which would automatically trigger a commitment to graduate and serve five years as an officer. Freshman center Darrius Parker will follow Coggins out of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pigalle x Nike Air Force 1 Collection

Today the swoosh dropped a first look at their highly anticipated Pigalle x Nike Air Force 1 Collection. Founding member of the Pigalle, Stéphane Ashpool got a chance to speak about the collaboration with Dazed Digital. I’ve worked with Nike in one way or another for a while. Seven or eight years now: time goes fast. They came out with the idea, it’s the first of a few. It’s...
Via Hooped Up
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball overcomes early deficit to defeat Air Force

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Scott Kingery and Zach Gibbons had three hits apiece to pace the University of Arizona baseball team to a 10-2 victory over Air Force as the Wildcats completed a two-game midweek sweep Wednesday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. The sophomore duo of Kingery and Gibbons combined to hit 6-for-9 with four runs scored and one run batted in for the Wildcats, overcame an...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball cruises to 14-2 win over Air Force

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team benefitted from sloppy play by Air Force to score seven first-inning runs, and freshman pitcher Morgan Earman threw eight strong innings on the mound as the Wildcats won the first game of a two-game midweek series by a score of 14-2 on Tuesday evening at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona (9-9) jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning when it...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cadet: I was a snitch for Air Force

The Air Force Academy defended its use of confidential informants after a former football and soccer player said he was expelled because of misconduct linked to providing information. The academy said informants provide vital information about criminal activity, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported this week. They are instructed to deceive classmates, professors and commanders...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force/Michigan to play in 2017

The Air Force football team will return to Michigan in 2017 under a deal that also has the men's basketball team visiting the Wolverines at an undetermined date. The Falcons football team lost at Ann Arbor last season 31-25 in front of the largest crowd -- 112,522 -- Air Force has ever played in front of. Their Sept. 16, 2017, game will be the third between the schools. Michigan...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force will suit up thanks to donor

It costs $230,000 to put on an Air Force-Navy football game these days. What with the government being shut down and all, that was going to be hard to come by. Fortunately, the United Services Automobile Association is picking up the tab. "They're picking up the bills for everything we need," Air Force Academy Athletic Corporation CEO Derm Coll told USA Today. If...
Via Fox Sports
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Air Force Cadets Create ‘Sink Navy’ Rendition Of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’

After all of the fear that the government shutdown would interfere with the Navy-Air Force game this week was alleviated last night, the hype machine for the matchup is cranking back up. Several Air Force cadets have created a song, titled ‘Sink Navy’,to the tune of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’. Of course, they made a music video and put it on YouTube: This comes less than...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force video comes up lame

The Air Force at Navy game nearly was a casualty of the government shutdown. And maybe that also explains what happened to Air Force's spirit video this weekend in advance of the game. You know how these things go, you and a few of your friends are really pumped for the big game and you think let's turn Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," into an awesome music video...
Via Fox Sports
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Airline offers to fly AFA to Navy game

Recognizing the stupidity of Saturday's Air Force-Navy game possibly being cancelled due to the government shutdown , United Airlines thought it would step in and offer a free hand to the Falcons. We hate cancellations, so we're offering to fly @AF_Academy to this year's Air Force-Navy game. Retweet if you agree. http://t.co/h4WMvRgN9n -- United (@united) October 2,...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss
AIR POWER

Airman throws down windmill jam in fatigues

A member of the U.S. Air Force threw down a windmill jam…in full fatigues and boots during the USA Basketball Showcase game in Las Vegas on Thursday night:
Via Beyond The Buzzer
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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