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Heat players mix with soldiers at camp

Updated: October 1, 2010, 12:09 PM ET
Associated Press

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Pat Riley got a kiss from a 5-year-old girl with a yellow ribbon tied in her hair, then climbed the steps toward the cockpit of an F-15 fighter.

It's not easy for Riley to be awed.

This scene more than did the trick.

Training camp became basic training for the Miami Heat on Thursday, when the team's players, coaches and staff spread across two U.S. Air Force bases in Florida's Panhandle for events with airmen, including simulated ground combat, ...

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