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(Courtesy photo) The 355th Fighter Wing: 75 years of history
The legacy and heritage of the 355th Fighter Wing began Nov. 12, 1942, when it was activated as the 355th Fighter Group in Orlando Army Air Base, Florida. The 355th FG became fully operational on Sept. 9, 1943 at Steeple Morden, England. By war's end the 355th FG had destroyed 865 enemy aircraft and logged more than 17,000 sorties in P-47Thunderbolt and P-51Mustang aircraft. The unit was inactivated Nov. 20, 1946.
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U.S. Air Force and coalition forces cover themselves as a CH-47 Chinook helicopter takes off at Florence, Ariz., during Angel Thunder 17, May 9, 2017. Angel Thunder is a two-week, Air Combat Command-sponsored, joint certified and accredited personnel recovery exercise focused on search and rescue. The exercise is designed to provide training for personnel recovery assets using a variety of scenarios to simulate deployment conditions and contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Hook) Angel Thunder: Augmenting CSAR Readiness via Evolution
Exercise ANGEL THUNDER, a personnel recovery exercise focusing on Combat Search and Rescue, began operations out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 4. The 2-week-long exercise will join personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines as well as personnel from Canada, France, Italy, and Poland to conduct training to prepare to support survivors, referred to as isolated personnel, in a deployed environment.
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. ALS names schoolhouse after devoted chief
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base's Airman Leadership School held a naming ceremony as a tribute to Chief Master Sgt. Carl E. Beck, here Nov. 3. Beck spent countless hours mentoring Airmen and impacted lives across a spectrum which few will match.
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A U.S. Air Force firefighter from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron puts out a fire in a burn room during fire training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2017. In addition to protecting installation assets, Air Force firefighters collaborate with and host training for local fire departments. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) 355th CES conducts live fire training
A U.S. Air Force firefighter from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron puts out a fire in a burn room during fire training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2017. In addition to protecting installation assets, Air Force firefighters collaborate with and host training for local fire departments. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by
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A C-27J Spartan prepares to depart from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Oct. 19, 2017. This aircraft was the last of 13 C-27Js which were regenerated from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at D-M and given to the U.S. Coast Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) 309th AMARG sends off final regenerated C-27J
A C-27J Spartan prepares to depart from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Oct. 19, 2017. This aircraft was the last of 13 C-27Js which were regenerated from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at D-M and given to the U.S. Coast Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore)
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Ralph Stoffler, Headquarters Air Force director of weather, answers questions during a lunch at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2017. Stoffler met with Airmen and witnessed how D-M weather teams conduct operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) HAF weather director visits 25th OWS, forecasts future for 1W0X1s
Ralph Stoffler, Headquarters Air Force director of weather, visited the 25th Operational Weather Squadron here Oct. 13. Mr. Stoffler’s visit included meeting the squadron’s key leadership, receiving mission briefings and interacting with Airmen at all levels.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, constructs a matte board photo overlay at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 13, 2017. Campbell spent his morning performing various tasks with the 355th Force Support Squadron as part of a unit immersion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) Wing leadership joins FSS in unit immersion
The 355th Fighter Wing’s top leadership participated in a unit immersion with the 355th Force Support Squadron here today. Col. Scott Campbell, 355th FW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shanece Johnson, 355th FW command chief, have made visits similar to todays to five other D-M squadrons. They plan on going to more in the future to better relate to the Airmen they lead.
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Herschel Walker, former NFL running back and Patriot Support Program spokesman, poses for a group  photo with Airman Leadership School Class 18-A during a visit to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 4, 2017. Walker visited the installation to share his personal experience with mental illness and treatment as a spokesman for Patriot Support Program's Anti-Stigma Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty Chevalier) Breaking the stigma: Herschel Walker spotlights mental fitness to D-M Airmen
Herschel Walker, former NFL running back and Patriot Support Program spokesman, shared his experiences about leadership and mental illness with Airmen and civilians at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 4.
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2017
. 68th RQS conducts jump training
The 68th Rescue Squadron held jump upgrade training at the Marana Regional Airport in Marana, Ariz., this week. Jump phase is important to get pararescuemen comfortable and competent on a canopy enabling them to land in a given drop zone with precision.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Keith Buckman, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, and Mark Byrne, a 57-year-old Army veteran, share a handshake at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 2, 2017. Buckman came to Byrne's aid in the middle of the night and helped get him the medical attention he needed during a Transient Ischemic Attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) Airman assists veteran during medical crisis
After a long day of work, Senior Airman Keith Buckman, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, returned to his home to get some well-deserved rest. Later that night, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Buckman was awakened by a phone call from his friend, Mark Byrne, a 57-year-old Army veteran. “He was incoherent and I couldn’t understand what he was saying,” Buckman said. “He could have been mistaken for being extremely intoxicated, but that wasn’t like him.”
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Did you call the Enterprise Service Desk yesterday, but you're still on hold today?The
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U.S. Air Force Col. James Meger, 355th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ryan Peterson, 355th FW command chief, punch the rank of technical sergeant on to Tech. Sgt. Lisa Brow, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of the Emergency Management flight’s training section, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 23, 2014. Brow was promoted via Stripes for Exceptional Performers for her consistent drive to serve her Airmen and excel in her career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau/Released) D-M Airman receives early gift before the holidays
What seemed to be a normal visit from base leadership to the Civil Engineer Squadron's Emergency
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Daniel Hughes, 355th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, participated in his first IRONMAN Arizona located in Tempe, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2014. Hughes placed 1,729 out of 3,202 competitors. (Courtesy Photo) I am an IRONMAN
On Nov. 16th, Senior Airman Daniel Hughes, 355th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, tested
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Default Air Force Logo From deployment to the delivery room
A Desert Lightning Team member returning home from a six-month deployment to Bagram, Afghanistan,
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(Graphic courtesy of www.ready.gov) National Preparedness Month: Be Ready
How would you react in an emergency situation? If you don't already have a plan, there will be
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Debris is strewn alongside E Florence-Kelvin Hwy in the wake of an automobile accident Aug. 24, 2014. Three D-M Airmen used their Self Aid Buddy Care training to provide first aid to four victims. (Courtesy photo) D-M Airmen respond first to desert wreck
Three D-M Airmen were driving through the desert on their way to a popular hiking spot to enjoy a
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2014
(Photo courtesy of Customs and Border Patrol Office of Air and Marine) Office of Air and Marine
D-M is home to the largest air operations program within the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's
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2014
The cover of the May 1967 issue of Airman magazine announced the creation of a new NCO leadership position, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, and the appointment of Chief Master Sgt. Paul Airey as the first to fill the position. (U.S. Air Force photo) American Resilience - CMSAF#1 Paul W. Airey
On his 28th combat mission, TSgt Paul Airey's airplane was shot down over Austria. After
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Airmen 1st Class Eddie Morgan and Kyle Selsor drag Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftsman Gareth Dight out of imminent danger after being 'wounded' March 16, 2011, during a Desert Eagle exercise at the Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman) "Solicit help; don't hide"
Over the years, the term "Wingman" has evolved in the Air Force. The traditional military definition
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2014
The World Trade Center was attacked September 11, 2001. The Memorial park surrounds two enormous reflecting pools set within the footprints of the North and South towers. This is where the towers used to stand. The names of people who were killed in the 9/11 attacks in New York, at the Pentagon, and on Flight 93, as well as in the 1993 bombing at the WTC, are etched in bronze around the edges of the pools.(Courtesy Photo) American Resilience - The World Trade Center attacks
The September 11 attacks were launched by Al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the
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Default Air Force Logo CMSAF #5 Robert Gaylor inspires D-M's newest Chiefs
The Desert Lightning Team Chiefs' Group honored six Airmen recently selected for promotion to the
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Default Air Force Logo Keeping Families Informed
The Air Force's on-going force shaping initiatives affect more than our Airmen--they also affect our
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt.'s Kyle Wireman and Kristy Stowell, 355th Dental Squadron dental technicians, give a presentation on proper dental hygiene and healthy eating habits during a presentation at the D-M Child Development Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 3, 2014.  Wireman and Stowell used props and activities to teach children that dental health, although important, can be fun.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) "Join the Super Smile Team"
The month of February is National Children's Dental Health Month.  This year's slogan is "Join the
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Check the National Safe Kids Campaign web site, www.safekids.org, for updates and information on recent toy recalls. (Photo courtesy of www.live-safe.org)
"Safe Toys and Gifts Month"
 The month of December is observed as "Safe Toys and Gifts Month," as a means of alerting parents to
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Situational awareness is the identification of dangerous situations, criminal behavior or potential threat and reporting to law enforcement. Report suspicious activity to BDOC at 228-3200 or Eagle Eyes at 228-8888.       SA: Identifying threats before they become a danger
Situational awareness is not a skill only practiced by government officials, private security
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Airman 1st Class Chris Massey holds his son, Mason, while hugging his wife, Sarah after an Air Force basic military training graduation at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 28, 2013.  Massey arrived at BMT 26 days before his 28th birthday and believes that age doesn’t define a person, rank or position because everyone who has joined the military committed to serve our country. (Courtesy Photo/Released) A 10 year decision
When most people decide to join the military, it's usually right after high school. They don't
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Master Sgt. Christopher Campbell, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing,
photojournalist, completes one of his runs while the sun rises in the
background here, Aug. 28, 2013. Campbell runs every day he can and he
averages between 4.5 to 8 miles each run.  Campbell, a native of Phoenix, is
deployed out of the 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Christopher A. Campbell) Running for others
In the words of Vince Lombardi "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack
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A car sits in the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons parking lot representing a drunk driving accident at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 15, 2013. The car is part of the squadron's campaign to bring awareness to the effects of drunk driving and help prevent similar incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty Chevalier/Released) 755th AMXS brings DUI awareness
Rarely am I able to pass through any of the base gates without my eyes being drawn to the status
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2013
Can you identify the seven signs of terrorism? Identifying seven signs of terrorism
Every day we see signs of unsafe acts and bad driving habits by ordinary folks. Some common examples
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Default Air Force Logo Is your security clearance current?
To support the Air Force's global mission, you must commit to maintaining your personnel readiness.
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