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British Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Mark Sutherington, Royal Horse Artillery joint tactical air controller, scans through a notepad containing target information at Barry M. Goldwater Range, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2015. JTACs relay information to pilots such as target location, threat type and ordnance delivery to eliminate enemy forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released) British JTACs benefit from training in U.S. desert
Four joint tactical air controllers from the British Army and Royal Air Force trained at Barry M. Goldwater Range, Sept. 21-25.The frequent air traffic at the BMGR provided the JTACs with a fast track to becoming more proficient in their career field.British Armed Forces JTACs are the link between air and ground communication and are charged with
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U.S. service members sit around a campfire playing instruments, roasting marshmallows and drinking hot chocolate at Mather Camp Ground along the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park Sept. 19, 2015. The service members were at the canyon as part of the 2015 Grand Canyon Breakaway Weekend. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen/Released) Connecting through faith and campfires
Military stations around the western United States, came together for the 2015 Grand Canyon Weekend Breakaway camping trip to Grand Canyon National Park Sept. 18-20.More than 90 people attended the weekend breakaway, including active duty U.S. Airmen and Marines, Air National Guardsman, military spouses and couples, as well as, civilians and
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Members of the Hispanic Heritage Committee and volunteers prepare to serve food during Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting a food tasting at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2015. The observance for HHM is from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, while the committee will be hosting events for Desert Lightning Team members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released) Hispanic Heritage Month at D-M
Desert Lightning Team Airmen are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, the yearly appreciation of the heritage and cultural diversity of Hispanic Americans, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.On the authority of the National Council of Hispanic Employment Program Managers, the theme for this year's Hispanic Heritage Month is "Hispanic Americans:
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U.S. Air Force Col. James Meger, 355th Fighter Wing commander, speaks to Desert Lightning Team Airmen during the Combined Federal Campaign kickoff breakfast at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2015. The CFC is the only authorized solicitation of federal employees in the workplace on behalf of approved charitable organizations. The theme this year is “You can change a life,” last year the CFC raised $193 million for charitable causes worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz/Released) CFC kicks off at D-M
Nearly 200 people attended a Combined Federal Campaign Kick-off Breakfast at the Mirage Club, Sept. 10, which was held to inform attendees of the fundraiser and provide motivation to give while encouraging others to do the same.The theme this year, "You can change a life," equates with the fact that donations go toward various charitable causes.The
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A wreath honoring prisoners of war and those who are missing in action sits on display during a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2015. The wreath was crafted and donated by Ms. Helen Glass, a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who served in Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers/ Released) D-M hosts POW/MIA remembrance ceremony
A remembrance ceremony was held in honor of prisoners of war and those missing in action, Sept. 18.Every year D-M alternates turns with the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System to host the ceremony. This year D-M hosted the event at the Pima Air and Space Museum.The ceremony consisted of display tables with prisoners of war
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U.S. Airmen assigned to the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., work together to put a soft cover over the engine of an A-10 Thunderbolt II at Nellis AFB, Nev., Sept. 16, 2015.  Pilots from D-M’s 357th Fighter Squadron have been flying missions for Green Flag- West 15-10, a joint combat air support integration exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airmen Betty R. Chevalier/Released) 355th AMXS recovers A-10s at Green Flag-West

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U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots from the 357th Fighter Squadron listen to preflight briefings at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2015, prior to departing for Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to participate in Green Flag 15-10.  Green Flag is an advanced, realistic and relevant air to surface training exercise that prepares joint and coalition warfighters to meet combatant commander requirements across air, space and cyberspace.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Massey/Released) 357th FS trains at Green Flag-West
More than 100 Airmen and eight A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, arrived at Nellis AFB to participate in Green Flag-West 15-10 from Sept. 13-25.Green Flag-West is an advanced, realistic, and relevant air-to-surface training exercise, preparing joint and coalition warfighters to meet combatant commander requirements
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Default Air Force Logo New trainer provides huge benefits for Compass Call crews
After nearly five years in the works, the 55th Electronic Combat Group's EC-130 Compass Call flight deck simulator went fully operational in June.The new $35 million weapons system trainer allows 55th ECG aircrew and maintenance members to perform multiple types of annual training without ever prepping an aircraft for a mission or leaving the
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Christopher Cochran, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munition systems section chief, lights a candle at the Missing Man Table during an Air Force Ball at the Tucson Convention Center, in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2015. The table is set to honor those killed in action, missing in action, or deployed who could not join in celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen/Released)  Air Force Ball: Davis-Monthan through time
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base held an Air Force Ball at the Tucson Convention Center, Ariz., Sept. 12. The ball is an annual Air Force tradition to celebrate the heritage and history of the U.S. Air Force.More than 750 military members attended the ball wearing the Air Force mess dress uniforms and semi-formal attire, while their guests wore gowns
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Default Air Force Logo D-M Chapel team furthers success in marriage retreats
The D-M Chapel team received positive feedback from Desert Lightning Team members after another successful marriage retreat at the Loews Ventanta Canyon Resort, Tucson, Ariz., August 28-30.The "A Marriage Care Weekend at Loews Ventanta" retreat was originally offered to DLT members who deployed within six months or were scheduled to deploy in the
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The Benko Fitness Center 2012 fitness calendar Benko’s New Year’s fitness challenges set
The start of every New Year brings New Year's resolutions. Every year a handful of resolutions tend
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Crewmembers from the 55th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron prepare to land their HH-60G Pave Hawk at a deployed location. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jay Humphrey) 55th RQS returns from deployment
Not all deployments that Airmen get tasked with are to far away locations where danger lurks around
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Megan Cotter, 355th Medical Group noncommissioned officer in charge of immunizations, poses for a picture before running in the New York City marathon Nov. 6. She wears her shirt which has the names of five U.S. Army soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan. Sergeant Cotter and her medical team provided aid to them while deployed to Afghanistan. (Courtesy photo) From medical syringes to running shoes
Most people have a goal - something they wish to achieve or accomplish. Some have the drive and
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The home of U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Joshua Palochak, 41st Electronic Combat Squadron electronic warfare officer, is covered in about 40,000 incandescent lights. The Palochaks put on a Christmas Light Show every holiday season. They also use the show to collect new, unwrapped donations for Toys for Tots. (Courtesy Photo/Released)   Lighting up for Toys for Tots
For most people decorating their house for Christmas involves a couple strings of lights and some
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Default Air Force Logo Staying safe, fit this holiday season
It's that time again. Christmas trees with lights and ornaments are on display in houses across the
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Adley Vahue, 41st Electronics Combat Squadron, checks the seal of his oxygen mask at the 41st ECS on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths/Released) Nobody jams like the 41st ECS
As an Air Force, it's our mission to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. In order to
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Senior Amn. Michael Craig, 563rd Maintenance Squadron, 55th Helicopter Maintenance Unit, fuels an HH-60 helicopter at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, on April 4, 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Noah R. Johnson) EOC exercises response to fuel spill scenario
Imagine if thousands of gallons of jet fuel spilled on D-M. What kind of environmental repercussions
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This handout lists the types of office paper that can be recycled at the recycling center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. (Handout courtesy of Joe Uremovich) Reminding Airmen of the importance of recycling
America Recycles Day is Nov. 15 and was established to remind Americans of the importance of
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Default Air Force Logo AFSA lobbies for Airmen, vets
Lobbyists. I am going to take a wild guess and assume the first thing that came into most of your
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(Courtesy photo) CCAF degrees help Airmen succeed in the work force
Having higher education such as an associates or bachelor's degree can be an important part of
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