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  • Playing DeLong game: Logistics chief wrapping up 44th year in softball

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Sports can mean different things to players and fans, from having a minor and sporadic interest to a lifelong passion for it.For James DeLong, even at 63, the passion has pushed on for the last 44 years playing softball.“I’d say I just love the game, enjoy playing with other folks on the field, and then enjoy
  • Base intramurals set for comeback

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fitness and sports team is planning to bring back intramurals, first by introducing the newly added 3-on-3 sand volleyball league, which will be played May 4 to June 17.After more than a year without any intramural sports on the installation due to COVID-19 restrictions,
  • Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option

    Numerous scenarios were explored to produce an event that was safe for all and met the high event standards. All scenarios led the marathon team to conclude the event would be unable to proceed in a manner that participants have come to expect.
  • Goldfein emphasizes fitness by walking (actually, running) the walk

    By the time he finished 13.1 miles later, the 59-year-old Goldfein was able to claim a personal achievement and something larger – a hard to miss statement from the highest levels about the critical role fitness plays in assuring that the Air Force meets every mission, every time and everywhere.
  • Wheel Chair Basketball Game brings National Disability Awareness Month to a close at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Service Members, government civilians and members of the local community gathered for the annual wheelchair basketball game held inside the Wright Field Fitness Center, Oct. 26.This 2nd annual game marks the end of various activities held around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for National Disability