Three units will train at D-M during January
Release Number: 010115
Published January 20, 2015
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will host three Air Force flying units for training during January.
* Two KC-135R Stratotankers from the 128th Air Refueling Wing will refuel A-10s participating in Operation Snowbird at D-M Jan 23-31.
* Twelve A-10C Thunderbolt IIs from the 127th Wing will conduct Combat Search and Rescue training at D-M Jan 23- Feb 6.
* Two C-130H Hercules 179th and 165th Air Wings will be participating in operation snowbird at D-M Jan 5- Feb 25.
The training scenarios will take place in southern Arizona's many outstanding military training ranges and will give the units a chance to test their skills and ready them for future operations. During their visits, the pilots will adhere to all Davis-Monthan arrival and departure procedures and noise abatement procedures.