Particles of chalk rise into the air, joining the echoing smacks of tractor tires and metal beams hitting the ground. The clanging of rubber and metal overpowers every noise, including the rock music blasting from speakers scattered throughout the gym where Strongman, CrossFit and powerlifter hopefuls practice their techniques.
LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. -- Members of the Langley Air Force Base community will travel to Greenwood, Iowa this week to ride in the 43rd Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, July 21 through 28.
Airmen with the 94th Fighter Squadron train to keep the skies over America's East Coast safe this week.
The squadron is exercising its alert capability, which allows the unit to scramble jets by getting pilots airborne to confront threats within minutes of notification.