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U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Sandra Suito, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron project manager, attempts the final obstacle of the Alpha Warrior Competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 21, 2017. The top three male and female performers received a variety of prizes such as a complimentary lunch for Club Ironwood and sporting goods. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) D-M Airmen take on Alpha Warrior Competition
The 355th Force Support Squadron hosted the Alpha Warrior Competition at the Haeffner Fitness and Sports Center here, July 21. In April 2016, Davis-Monthan AFB was one of the 18 military installations to be selected to host the battle rig competition.
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U.S. Airmen from the 25th Operational Weather Squadron pose for a photograph at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 19, 2017. The 25th OWS works 24 hours a day and seven days a week by monitoring the base’s weather conditions and their potential effects on operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) 25th OWS ramps up operations for monsoon season
From late June to late September, monsoon season not only brings with it heavy rains and severe thunderstorms, but also sends a surge of personnel from the 25th Operational Weather Squadron right to the unit’s operations hub. “It’s definitely a lot more busy,” said Airman 1st Class Cody Leahy, 25th OWS forecaster. “We issue a lot more watches, warnings and advisories for each zone.”
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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement began July 31, 2017. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson) New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron commander, conducts a preflight check on an A-10 Thunderbolt II July 11, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Rudolphi has provided a dual role in Operation INHERENT RESOLVE as the commander of the 407th EOSS in Southwest Asia and being directly in the fight against ISIS conducting A-10 flying missions with the 447th Air Expeditionary Group.The A-10 supports ground forces with rapid employment close air and contact support. It utilizes a variety of bomb, missiles and a 30mm GAU-8 seven-barrel Gatling gun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ramon A. Adelan) Cleared Hot: Red Tails A-10 pilot spits fire in the fight against ISIS
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey - The darkness of a desert night surrounds his aircraft. The wind rushes past his cockpit. As the target approaches, nervousness builds deep within the core and the heart races at extraordinary speeds.Locking in on the tasks at hand, the pilot’s eyes glow as he focuses through night vision goggles to locate targets below.
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Flames engulf a palm tree after it was struck by lightning at the General William Blanchard Golf Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 15, 2017. The A Shift fire crew from Station 2 of Davis-Monthan AFB's Fire Emergency Services extinguished the fire within 10 minutes of arriving on scene. (Courtesy photo) D-M firefighters snuff golf course blaze
Firefighters responded to a fire that was the result of a lightning strike at General William Blanchard Golf Course here last night. At approximately 11 p.m., the lightning struck a palm tree adjacent to the green area on the golf course's first hole.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., passes the guidon to Col. Jason Pifer, newly appointed 563rd Rescue Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. Pifer is a combat rescue officer and prior commander of the 48th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Drzazgowski) 563rd Rescue Group changes command
U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., passes the guidon to Col. Jason Pifer, newly appointed 563rd Rescue Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. Pifer is a combat rescue officer and prior commander of the 48th Rescue Squadron at
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael McCarthy, 354th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, prepares to take off from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. The A-10 has provided close air support in worldwide operations for the past three decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) D-M Warthogs prepare for takeoff
U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael McCarthy, 354th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, prepares to take off from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. The A-10 has provided close air support in worldwide operations for the past three decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Brandon Beaudoin, 355th Medical Support Squadron personnel specialist, hugs Master Sgt. Khadijah Peterson-Carvalho, 355th Civil Engineer first sergeant, after receiving a gift card from her during the random acts of kindness event, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 13, 2017. This was Peterson-Carvalho’s first time participating in the quarterly event that showcases one of the many ways first sergeants can play an active role in the lives of Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) First sergeants give back to D-M community
The First Sergeant Council held a random acts of kindness event at the Exchange and gas station here, July 13. The lunch time event had first sergeants distributing $10 gift cards to Airmen and their family members.
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Default Air Force Logo 355th Medical Group: Summer Access to Care
You may have noticed the decrease in medical appointment availability at Davis-Monthan AFB.  The 355th Medical Group has been experiencing a significant provider manning shortage in recent months, decreasing the supply of our Primary Care Manager appointments. The manpower shortage is due to permanent change of stations, separations, and hard to
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The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
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The Air Force broadly defines diversity as a composite of individual characteristics, experiences, and abilities consistent with the Air Force Core Values and the Air Force Mission. Air Force diversity includes but is not limited to: personal life experiences, geographic background, socioeconomic background, cultural knowledge, educational background, work background, language abilities, physical abilities, philosophical/spiritual perspectives, age, race, ethnicity, and gender. Language diversity is critical to the Air Force
Diversity is a key characteristic of today's Air Force and is what enables Airmen across the world
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If you think the prices of fuel are high, you should see the cost of a DUI. This poster was produced as part of the on-going Don't Drink and Drive campaign. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Gary Rogers) Fighting against DUIs
Driving under the influence of alcohol has been a prominent issue in today's society. In Arizona
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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 355th Security Forces Squadron pose for a picture after landing at Tucson International Airport, Ariz., Nov. 9, 2013. The Airmen are returning from a six month deployment in Afghanistan.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Josh Slavin/Released) 355th SFS Airmen provide much needed protection down range
Security Forces Airmen play a critical role in supporting the mission at D-M and down range. They
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James Barnes, mechanic, cleans oil off of a 1970 Ford F-150 pickup truck after changing the oil at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 14, 2013. While working in the auto hobby shop here, Barnes helps customers by finding the right tools, guiding them through certain jobs, changing oil, rotating tires, welding mufflers and all while working to become more proficient at their job. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sivan Veazie/Released) For the love of the game
"At one point in my life, the act of dribbling a ball meant everything to me," said the 32 year
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An HH-60 Pavehawk from the 55th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., flies over Tucson during alternate insertion and extraction training with the pararescuemen of the 48th Rescue Squadron, Nov. 13, 2013.  (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt Sarah Ruckriegle/released) Davis-Monthan 563rd Rescue Group practices rescue tactics
The 563rd Operations Support Squadron supports all aspects of the training and employment of the
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The 355th Operations Group consists of five squadrons and over 300 personnel employing 83 A-10C aircraft and an AN/TPS-75 radar system. It provides war-fighters with forces for close air support, forward air control, combat search and rescue. 355th Operations Group photos
The 355th Operations Group consists of five squadrons and over 300 personnel employing 83 A-10C
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Senior Airman Patrick Corcoran, 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron propulsion technician, stands in front of a mural he airbrushed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2013. The mural took him about six weeks to complete and is the second of five murals be painted in the 755th AMXS hanger. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier/released) From artist to engine mechanic
When some Airmen join the military, people won't know who they are years from now, but once in a
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Airmen line up to get their food at The LOFT, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2013. Every Sunday evening The LOFT provides home-cooked meals for the Airmen living in the dorms.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airmen 1st Class Josh Slavin/Released) Home-cooked meals away from home
For many young Airmen, their first duty station is the first time they have lived on their own. The
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Tech. Sgt. Justin Slater, 48th Rescue Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, donates stem cells at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington D.C. in late Feburary 2013.Slater was identified as a match, 10 years after giving a donor sample as an Airman 1st Class stationed at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. 10 years ago.(Courtesy photo)

Stem cells cultivate new family
There comes a time when you have the option to save a life. You might have the chance to pull
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Katherine Sample, 355th Security Forces Squadron visitor center clerk, lifts dumb bells at the Benko Fitness Center during her personal training session with Kayla Pevehouse, Benko Fitness Center personal trainer, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2013.  For more information or assistance building your personal physical fitness, contact your unit fitness monitor, Health and Wellness Center or a personal trainer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson/Released) Blocks to build on: The physical pillar
(Editor's Note: "First and foremost, we must continue to care for our Airmen and their families. At
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Default Air Force Logo The winning strategy: Be There
KAPISA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Reconstructing a nation, or even a province, that's been ravaged by
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Default Air Force Logo 355th FW commander sends holiday message to Airmen
Desert Lightning Team,Nearly 235 years ago our forefathers, bound by their principles, values and
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2011
Default Air Force Logo Where was my Wingman?
In my six-and-a-half year journey into the blue, I've become a firm believer in the concept of the
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2011
Default Air Force Logo The character of leadership
Are we leaders because we lead or do we lead because we are leaders? Doesn't sound like the two are
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2011
Default Air Force Logo Thank you: 355th FW vice commander bids D-M farewell
As my tour as the Vice Commander sadly comes to an end, I am reminded of the importance of a
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Default Air Force Logo Are you drinking responsibly?
I drink alcohol. I don't need it to enjoy myself, but on the occasion when I want to drink an
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2011
Sir Jacob C. Vouza (Courtesy Photo) A Warrior's Heritage
In honor of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, I would like to introduce an American hero
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Default Air Force Logo Are you an Air Force Worrier or Air Force Warrior?
According to Merriam-Webster's dictionary:Worrier - one who feels or experiences concern or anxiety;
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Default Air Force Logo ‘I have arrived!’
When I made staff sergeant, I thought, "This is it! I have arrived!" My ego was quickly squashed
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Default Air Force Logo Summer transitions: Planning, leadership and attitudes matter
"Change is the only constant.""Flexibility is the key to Airpower." For those of us who have been
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