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. 355th Fighter Wing commander updates community partners
The 355th Fighter Wing commander met with members of the Davis-Monthan Tucson Valley Council for a quarterly update here Feb. 9. The DMTVC was established to identify areas of mutual concern between Davis-Monthan AFB and Tucson and Pima County leaders.
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Former World War II POW, Walter Ram, gives a speech during a POW/MIA remembrance ceremony at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2017. Ram served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a B-17E radio operator and gunner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) D-M remembers POW/MIAs
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s Desert Lightning Team hosted a ceremony in honor of U.S. prisoners of war and service members missing in action at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 15. The ceremony was held in accordance with the 2017 National POW/MIA Recognition Day to honor U.S. prisoners of war, missing service members and their families. The event began with opening remarks from Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander.
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U.S. Air Force military working dog, Lana, assigned to the 355th Security Forces Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., relaxes after completing obedience training at the new MWD facility March 16, 2017. MWDs and their handlers support the Department of Defense, other government agencies and allies through training, logistical, veterinary support and research and development for security efforts worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims) MWDs, handlers receive new training facility
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – The construction of a new military working dog training facility was completed here March 1. The facility was constructed to replace the previously outdated training grounds utilized by the MWD handlers at the 355th Security Forces Squadron.
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A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 334th Fighter Squadron, out of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., takes off from Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., Jan. 18, 2017. New pilots from the 334th Fighter Squadron participated in a two week training course with the F-15E throughout southern Arizona's military operating areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims) Students complete F-15E Strike Eagle training at D-M
Approximately 50 new pilots from the 334th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., participated in a training course at Davis-Monthan AFB, Jan. 8-20. The purpose of this two week training course is to teach student pilots and weapons systems officers what it’s like to deploy in a war-like scenario.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Katherine Street, 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, receives packages for delivery at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2016. Once supplies are delivered to the installation, LRS distributes them to individual units across the base allowing supplies to be readily available. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley N. Steffen) Thinking outside of the box: 355th LRS enhances deliveries using Wi-Fi
The 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron devised a new method that has changed its efficiency of delivering supplies to more than 250 organizations. The approach of tracking deliveries through Wi-Fi developed when 355th LRS personnel discovered they were spending too much time finding signatures that were dropped on account of the outdated system.
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Noah Hepner, 10, poses for a photo with his family and friends in front of an A-10C Thunderbolt II during his visit to the 47th Fighter Squadron as part of the “Pilot for a Day” program at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 4, 2016. The goal of the program, which focuses on children of all ages who have terminal or chronic conditions, is to give each child and family a special day and a break from the daily challenges they face. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson) “Don’t stop, won’t stop, keep fighting”
The 47th Fighter Squadron hosted a local Tucson child as part of the "Pilot for a Day" program, Dec. 4. The program focuses on children of all ages who have terminal or chronic conditions. The goal of the program is to give each child and their family a special day and a break from the daily challenges they face. The honoree for the day was Noah Hepner, 10. He was diagnosed with high risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, August 2015. He arrived at the base excited and nervous but he didn't face the unexpected alone. He was joined by his parents, siblings and two best friends.
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Combat Leaders Course students prepare to land during training in Florence, Ariz., Aug. 31, 2016. The students mission planned and executed a multitude of scenarios including a jump mission with an overland movement, a mass casualty, and a technical rescue with the rotary wing exfiltration all within the climates of southern Arizona and California.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby) Guardian Angel Combat Leaders Course put into action
It takes countless years of career field education, multiple deployments and temporary duty assignments to become a pararescue team leader. The 68th Rescue Flight executed a 65-day course for ten pararescuemen in a newly-designed course to develop their leadership abilities while obtaining their 7-level certification for their dynamic career field.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Gregory Marzolf, 414th Combat Training Squadron, commander,  Lt. Col. Christopher Cunningham, Detachment 1, 414th CTS, commander and Senior Master Sgt. Stephen Hoss, 414th CTS, Red Flag superintendent, unroll the guidon of Detachment 1 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 24, 2016. The new detachment will be planning, coordinating and executing Angel Thunder 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen/ Released)  Preparing the thunder
A new detachment here will aim to boost personnel recovery readiness across the military. Detachment 1 of the 414th Combat Training Squadron, out of Nellis AFB, Nevada, was activated today. The new detachment’s mission is to increase readiness by conducting exercises meant to train personnel recovery forces. Using an application of joint service, multinational, interagency combat search and rescue exercises the team will focus on training personnel recovery though a simulated environment and real world scenarios.
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A family watches as Kent Pietsch operates the Jelly Belly aircraft while he performs aerial demonstrations during the Thunder and Lightning over Arizona Open House at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 13, 2016. The open house featured aerial demonstrations from various teams and numerous static displays allowing the public to gain a better understanding of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airmen 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen/Released) Open house in review
The Thunder and Lightning over Arizona Open House was held here, March 12-13.The free event gave the community a chance to view aerial demonstrations and more than 40 static displays of current and historic aircraft, while having the opportunity to learn about the Air Force and interact with D-M’s Airmen.“It was an absolute honor to showcase the
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Aaron Diver, 55th Helicopter Maintenance Unit HH-60G maintenance journeyman, marshals an HH-60G Pave Hawk for takeoff at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 8, 2017. The 55th HMU is under the 923d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and operates 24/7 to make sure the aircraft are ready to fly for any mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier) 55th RQS: The maintainers that keep HH-60Gs flying
(This story is part of the “55th RQS series” which highlights the different AFSCs associated with the unit.) The 55th Rescue Squadron conducts training missions on a regular basis, but when the HH-60G Pave Hawk is grounded, a completely different crew handles the aircraft.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Macy Benjamin, 355th Contracting Squadron contract administrator, prepares to perform a dead lift at the Haeffner Fitness and Sports Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016. Benjamin uses weightlifting as a personal escape from everyday stressors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen) Worth the weight
With her brow furrowed and teeth gritting as every muscle in her body tenses up, the dissonant sounds of metallic ringing, determined grunting, and echoed overhead music, constructs this 25-year-old bodybuilder’s place of serenity. Staff Sgt. Macy Benjamin finds her escape from everyday life within her workouts. Starting with a scarce amount of fitness knowledge, she began transforming herself from an average Airman to a fitness guru.
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Achieving the rank of chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force wasn’t initially a goal for a few
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