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Air Force Cycling Team completes ride across Iowa representing Air Force, Space Force

Air Force Cycling Team completes ride across Iowa representing Air Force, Space Force

Courtesy Photo | Air Force Cycling Team poses for a team photo at the 185th Air Refueling Wing in… read more JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH,…

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Courtesy Photo | Air Force Cycling Team poses for a team photo at the 185th Air Refueling Wing in… read more JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas– The Air Force Cycling Team completed a 500-mile trek across Iowa on road bicycles July 30, 2022, traveling as part of the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, or RAGBRAI, ending in Lansing, Iowa.

For 27 years, the Air Force Cycling Team, or AFCT, has participated in RAGBRAI initially as Team Aim High, a fast-paced, high-flying competitive sports team.

“The team evolved its mission from riding fast to helping people and sharing the Air Force story,” said Trey Munn, AFCT executive director. “We are known now as the Air Force Cycling Team. We are Air Force and Space Force ambassadors and ‘Guardian Angels of The Road.’”

The 2022 RAGBRAI team totaled 105 riders plus 15 support crew members. The team mixture, 70% active duty and 30% retirees, includes members from 11 regional teams consisting of active duty, Guard, Reserve, Space Force, Air Force civilians, retirees and family members.

Munn has been a part of the AFCT for seven years and a cyclist for about 10 years.

“RAGBRAI is a fantastic way to talk about the Air Force,” Munn said. “To talk about where you come from and to find common connections with the people of Iowa.”

The team members also engage with RAGBRAI riders about Air Force and Space Force opportunities, experiences and culture in general. For the week, everyone on the team is an ambassador and recruiter.“Most […]

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