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. D-M hosts 9/11 ceremony
U.S. Air Force Airman Angel Akino, 355th Fighter Wing honor guardsmen, plays taps during the 9/11 Remembrance ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 11, 2017. More than 100 Airmen and civilians attended the ceremony to honor those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman1st Class
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The U.S. Air Force’s last C-5A Galaxy rests before being retired to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2017. The C-5A has been in operation for over 44 years and has over 22,500 flight hours and more than 5,470 full-stop landings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) Last C-5A Galaxy retires to AMARG
The U.S. Air Force’s last C-5A Galaxy rests before being retired to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2017. The C-5A has been in operation for over 44 years and has over 22,500 flight hours and more than 5,470 full-stop landings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie
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355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crashed, damaged or disabled aircraft recovery team place a wing adapter onto pneumatic bags in order to airbag lift an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2017. The A-10’s wings are the primary lifting surfaces and the rear section of the aircraft is supported for stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) Lifting Warthogs with CDDAR
355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crashed, damaged or disabled aircraft recovery team place a wing adapter onto pneumatic bags in order to airbag lift an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2017. The A-10’s wings are the primary lifting surfaces and the rear section of the aircraft is supported for stability.
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A homeless veteran carries a box of clothes at Bravo Base – “Camp Conklin” in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2017. Bravo Base provides shelter to veterans and civilians alike so they can get back on their feet. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Frankie Moore) ALS supports Bravo Base – “Camp Conklin”
U.S. Airmen attending Airman Leadership School, and other Desert Lightning Team members, assisted in the landscaping of Bravo Base, also known as Camp Conklin, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 26. The Airmen spent hours giving back to those who sacrificed so much for their country.
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Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Airmen deployed Aug. 29, 2017, to southeast Texas, for Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts. 48th RQS provides Hurricane Harvey rescue support
Airmen from the 48th Rescue Squadron responded to recovery operations for Hurricane Harvey, arriving in Easterwood Airfield, College Station, Texas, with approximately 20 members, Aug. 29, 2017. The mission is to provide boat-based rescue support in addition to current efforts in southeast Texas.
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A U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron walks in a tactical formation during a personnel recovery exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Aug. 15, 2017. The intent of the exercise was to help combat search and rescue personnel prepare for deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) Rescue Squadrons collaborate, conduct CSAR exercise
The 563rd Rescue Group conducted its third iteration of Tiger Rescue, a personnel recovery exercise focused on combat search and rescue, at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Aug. 14-16. The 3-day-long exercise brought personnel together from the 48th, 55th and 79th Rescue Squadrons to perform rescue missions before they deploy.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick Compton, honor guard flight chief, leads a presentation of colors practice at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2017. During the presentation of colors, all flags dip except the U.S. flag when the national anthem is played. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Honor guardsmen maintain sacred tradition
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick Compton, honor guard flight chief, leads a presentation of colors practice at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2017. During the presentation of colors, all flags dip except the U.S. flag when the national anthem is played. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer)
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron member, reunites with her recently retired military working dog, Rick, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017. Cubbage worked with Rick while she served as a MWD handler at Osan Air Base, South Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Defender reunites with MWD
After nearly a year apart, it was an emotional moment when Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron member and prior military working dog handler, was reunited with her MWD, Rick, Aug. 8. Rick was flown into Tucson, Arizona, from Osan Air Base, South Korea, after a lengthy adoption process.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Elizabeth Huerta, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron technician, loads a flare trailer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 26, 2017. The trailer was taken to the flight line for aircraft loading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) F-AMMO-ly: Augmenting production using exceptional teamwork
From the cartridges used by security forces, to the guided bombs utilized downrange, the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight, also known as AMMO, provides Davis-Monthan Air Force Base the firepower necessary to accomplish its missions and increase the lethality of the U.S. Air Force. Arming Airmen and ensuring our aircraft are ready to destroy the opposition is no small task and requires a great deal of teamwork.
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A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II rests in a wash rack at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 25, 2017. The A-10 recently returned from a deployment to Turkey in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Splish splash: Hog, Compass Call get a bath
A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II rests in a wash rack at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 25, 2017. The A-10 recently returned from a deployment to Turkey in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer)
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Two large, metal containers sit just outside the Airmans Attic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2014.  The containers are used to collect donations for the Attic and their contents are sorted by volunteers twice a week.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) Treasures in the Attic
The Desert Lightning Team has a very valuable, money saving resource available to active-duty
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The 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron leadership work with their Airmen to wash an A-10C Thunderbolt at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014.  The Airmen use pressure washers with more than 3,000 pounds of pressure per square inch to clean the aircraft. 355th AMXS leadership's turn to wash an A-10
The 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron leadership work with their Airmen to wash an A-10C
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U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Christopher Poole, 355th Fighter Wing non-commissioned officer in charge of readiness and programs, stands with his wife, four children and two foster kids after dressing up for Halloween in Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 The foster children can't have their faces published in photos for legal reasons, so the family finds creative ways to involve them in everyday photo events. (Courtesy photo) Fostering for Airmen
People are always in need of help, whether you see the homeless on the corner or a stranger asking
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Patrick King, 755th Operations Support Squadron assistant director of operations, holds up a newspaper containing his most recent movie review at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2013. King started writing movie reviews as a hobby on Facebook in 2010 and recently got hired by Explorer Newspaper to write weekly reviews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier/released) Airman finds a hobby in movies
Movies are very popular in today's society, from date nights to keeping deployed Airmen in touch
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Default Air Force Logo DLT members deliver meals to the homebound
More than 130 Desert Lightning Team members are registered, trained volunteers with Mobile Meals of
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean McKenna, 355th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, bonds with Mushe, 355th SFS MWD, during obedience training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 23, 2014. Due to their upcoming joint deployment, McKenna and Mushe are training together to strengthen the trust in their relationship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Camilla Elizeu/Released) Processing four-legged deployers
Receiving orders is only the first step to actually putting boots on the ground.When Airmen get
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Airman 1st Class Maelynn Staton, 375th Comptroller Squadron. “I support the mission by managing the government travel card accounts of all Scott personnel.” (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jake Eckhardt) Beware of GTC abuse
Airmen are always on the move whether it be for a deployment or a permanent change of station.
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(U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) Bugeting tips to get back on track
It's January! The holiday spending splurge is over and here comes the "morning after" hangover. The
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Medical appointment no shows create a waste of valuable treatment time and deprive others from receiving care. Additionally, with an estimated loss of $212 for every no show, just five missed appointments would cost more than $1,000. The 355th Medical Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., saw a loss of $1.4 million due to no shows during fiscal year 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook/Released) Missed appointments waste money
With today's fast-paced lifestyle it's easy to forget things. For instance, preparing your service
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The Health and Wellness Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. is reaching out to warn smoker's that electronic-cigarettes are not proven to be a safe smoking alternative and may even increase nicotine addiction. The HAWC offers a variety of resources to help Airmen quit tobacco use. (Graphic from http://www. ucanquit2.org) Mislead by e-cigs
Airmen around the base are trying to be healthy for themselves and their environment. One way they
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Default Air Force Logo It’s National what month?—National Blueberry Month
Certain months have certain holidays, like Christmas in December and St. Patrick's Day in March. But
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Official photo for Master Sgt. Monique Harris. (Courtesy photo) Cognitive Influence: Cultivating Responsible Choices
Responsible choices begin with how we process information. A thought pattern or mindset influenced
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Default Air Force Logo D-M senior enlisted corps primed to lead
As my time as the 355th Fighter Wing's command chief draws to a close here, it's hard not to notice
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Default Air Force Logo Fallen Airman remembered on anniversary of death
Four years ago, following an honorable career as an Air Force Master Sergeant, the Davis-Monthan AFB
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Default Air Force Logo 'What do I do now?'
"What do I do know? I don't want to get out of the Air Force." Unfortunately, that is a common
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Default Air Force Logo Cyber Security important at home and the office
Technological advancements utilized in the commercial market continue to gain leverage in the
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Default Air Force Logo Help is Here
Mental health plays an essential role in shaping one's life. A person free of excessive anxiety,
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Walls of Balad to be on display at the 2012 Open House at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 14-15, 2012. (Courtesy photo/Released) Balad Wall on display during Open House
For the last decade, the most notable structure on Pennsylvania Avenue has not been a White House,
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Default Air Force Logo 911 and Emergency Management
Who will respond when you face an emergency and request assistance by calling 911? A simple question
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Default Air Force Logo What constitutes official government vehicle use?
Have you ever thought about taking your official Government Motor Vehicle through a fast food
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