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Default Air Force Logo Great American Smokeout enhances commitment to quit
Are you a smoker who's thinking about quitting? On Nov. 15, the base will celebrate the Great American Smokeout, held nationally the third Thursday in November to help motivate tobacco users across the country to quit for one day. The base Health and Wellness Center staff wants to specifically help those smokers who want to quit, but aren't if they
0 11/14
2007
Navy Captain Russell Penniman presides over the Navy change of command Nov. 9 as Commander Charles DeGilio assumes command from Commander Andrew Jones, at the Third Fleet Detachment here. The Third Fleet is a reserve unit that works out of 12th AF. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps) Third Fleet Detachment gets new Commander

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2007
Approximately 33 civic leaders from Altus Air Force Base, Okla. visited D-M from Nov. 8 to 9. Col. Bruce McClintock, 355th Fighter Wing vice commander and Col. Walter Scales, 355th Operations Group deputy commander greeted the group as they deplaned. The distinguished visitors attended briefings and visited various locations on the installation as part of the Public Affairs Tour Program.  U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Melissa Copeland Altus Civic Leaders visit D-M

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2007
A C-141 Starlifter, the "40614", sits at Davis-Monthan's 309th Aircraft and Regeneration Center Oct. 31, during a memorial and reunion for crewmembers who nearly crashed in Richmond, Australia, on a mission to Alice Springs, Australia  30 years ago. The aircraft, which has been reclaimed for parts, is visible from the public tour bus route and will be included in AMARGs official tour script. (Desert Lightning News photo by Kristi LaBonte) Near-crash 3 decades ago brings C-141 crew together to say goodbye to old ‘friend’
Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All We Do are more than mere words on a page, they are Air Force Core values; the foundation in which every Airmen builds character.For crewmembers of a military strategic airlifter, the C-141 Starlifter, these are words to live by.Three decades after a near-fatal crash in Richmond, Australia,
0 11/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Veteran's Day events
Vail-Corona Veterans' Day Community Fair American Legion Post 109 15921 S. Houghton Rd., Vail Admission: Adults 16 and older $2 admission donation or canned food item for Food Bank. Memorial service, 1100; Keynote speaker: Ray Carroll Fair, 1200-1900; fire department vehicle displays, face painting, jumping castles, food and more. Live band, 4 to 7
0 11/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo MXG evaluates ability to operate in wartime environment
The 355th Maintenance Group here conducted a Phase II operational readiness exercise Oct. 16 to 19 to test how well it can perform its mission in a simulated wartime environment. The ORE is an annual requirement, but in preparation for an Air Combat Command operational readiness inspection re-evaluation, the 355th MXG is conducting exercises at a
0 11/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo A-10C featured on Discovery Channel's Future Weapons
The Air Force has trumpeted the new A-10C as a state-of-the-art marriage of technology and a tried and true weapons system. After all, the fully-digital Thunderbolt II carries upgrades giving it precision engagement capability.After the roll-out at D-M last fall, it caught the attention of the Discovery Channel's "Future Weapons" program. A crew
0 11/06
2007
Wyatt Campbell shoots Jerry Woods off the top of a building during a Gun show performance Oct. 27, during the DM-50 picnic at Bama Park. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina D. Kinsey) D-M 50 picnic attracts thousands of attendees
Thanks to the efforts of the DM-50 picnic committee and base volunteers, more than 3,500 people attended the 15th annual DM-50 picnic Oct. 27 at Bama Park here. Temperatures in the 90s, coupled with cool crisp breezes, also provided favorable weather conditions for this year's picnic, themed "Welcome to the Wild, Wild West." "The entertainment was
0 11/06
2007
Default Air Force Logo D-M Airmen safely return from Afghanistan deployment
More than 220 members of the 355th Fighter Wing returned home this week from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.The deployed Airmen were mostly from the 354th Fighter Squadron "Bulldogs" and the 355th Maintenance Group. They operate and maintain the A-10 Thunderbolt II, an Air Force ground attack aircraft. The A-10, popularly known as the
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2007
Davis-Monthan teens pick up trash and debris at the Rillito River Park Wash as part of “Make a Difference! Day Oct. 27. The teens are part of Arizona’s Finest Keystone Club, an organization dedicted to leadership and development. (Photo by Diane Kephart) Teens 'pitch in' to clean up Rillito Wash
Twelve Davis-Monthan teens and three staff members worked for several hours Saturday to help clean up the Rillito River Park Wash as part of "Make a Difference! Day," a national day of volunteering to build better communities. "Our main purpose is to change the adult perception of teens," said Semmi Quarles, son of Master Sgt. Stacy Quarles. "We
0 11/02
2007
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