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U.S. Air Force Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, lights a candle during a Holocaust remembrance ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 24, 2017. The ceremony was held to honor the 6 million Jews and millions of others that lost their lives during the Holocaust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims) Holocaust survivors share their stories with D-M
Five Holocaust survivors shared their stories during the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Desert Dove Chapel here, April 24. The ceremony invited Airmen to listen to personal stories of Holocaust survivors, and to participate in a candle lighting to memorialize the 6 million Jews and millions of others that lost their lives during the genocide
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U.S. Airmen, assigned to the 924th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, load a Guided Bomb Unit-38 onto an A-10C Thunderbolt II during a load crew of the quarter competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2017. The quarterly events allow Airmen to exhibit their teamwork on a competitive platform, while providing conditions to spark the sense of urgency and attention to detail that are imperative for Airmen to destroy enemies downrange. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour First quarter load crew competition
U.S. Airmen, assigned to the 924th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, load a Guided Bomb Unit-38 onto an A-10C Thunderbolt II during a load crew of the quarter competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2017. The quarterly events allow Airmen to exhibit their teamwork on a competitive platform, while providing conditions to spark the
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Haji Stewart, 355th Civil Engineering Squadron firefighter, drains a fire hose of excess water after a fire attack drill at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 19, 2017. The 355th CES Fire Emergency Services recently received Accredited Agency status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie Moore) D-M Fire Department’s new accreditation provides safer future for the base and community
The 355th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Emergency Services here received Accredited Agency status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International March 22, 2017. Accreditation for both civilian and Department of Defense fire departments consists of a comprehensive self-assessment and quality improvement model that allows organizations to examine past, current and future service levels and internal performance and compare them to current research and industry best practices.
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Dancers from the Filipino – American Sampaguita Club of Tucson perform during a cultural awareness festival at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 17, 2017. The festival, titled Strengthening Resiliency through Diversity, included informational booths, food tastings, guest speakers and live events from different cultures, ethnicities and groups. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby Strengthening Resiliency through Diversity
A cultural awareness festival was held at Bama Park here April 17. The festival, titled Strengthening Resiliency through Diversity, was held as an alternative to the Department of Defense supported-observances by combining all monthly observances into a family-friendly, annual event.
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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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Default Air Force Logo FORMER 12 AF/CCC CHARGED
On 30 March 2017, the 355th Fighter Wing commander preferred charges against Chief Master Sgt. Jose A. Barraza, previously assigned as the 12th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant. The charges are the result of an ongoing investigation conducted by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
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U.S. Airmen from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight prepare to neutralize an improvised explosive device during the Raven's Challenge XI Interoperability Exercise at Pinal Airpark in Marana, Ariz., March 21, 2017. The exercise consisted of identifying and eliminating IEDs found in a number of locations such as the cargo hold of a large aircraft, a mortar production facility and the property of an individual in federal custody. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour) D-M EOD engages in joint-training exercise
Personnel from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight participated in the 2017 Raven's Challenge XI Interoperability Exercise at Pinal Airpark in Marana, Ariz., March 19-24. The main focus of the exercise was to utilize interagency tactics to counteract improvised explosive devices in realistic stateside and overseas operational scenarios. The teams were tasked with formulating a plan and performing diagnostics with tools such as X-rays and robots.
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A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II, assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron and a part of the A-10 West Heritage Flight Team, and a P-38 Lightning fly in formation during the Los Angeles County Air Show in Lancaster, Calif., March 26, 2017. The A-10 WHFT is scheduled to perform in 9 more air shows throughout the U.S. this year after resurging from a 5-year-long inactivation period. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby) A-10 West Heritage Flight Team returns to the skies
The A-10 West Heritage Flight Team performed at its first air show after nearly five years of inactivation March 25-26. The demo team out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., kicked off its resurgence at the Los Angeles County Air Show in Lancaster, Calif., by flying in formation with the World War II-era P-38 Lightning.
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Senior Airman Iiae Hess, 355th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, monitors air traffic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2017. Hess was recently named Air Combat Command’s Outstanding Airman of the Year in the Airman category for her personal and professional accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour) D-M Airman wins MAJCOM-level award
From the moment an individual raises their right hand and repeats the Oath of Enlistment, they become an ambassador for the U.S. armed forces. In order to be an effective ambassador for the Air Force, Airmen must exemplify the Whole Airman Concept. This concept details the expectations for an Airman to embody the Air Force Core Values, engage in personal and professional development, esprit de corps and community relations. Senior Airman Iiae Hess, 355th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, was recently named Air Combat Command’s Outstanding Airman of the Year for her personal and professional accomplishments.
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Default Air Force Logo Claims notice for Airman First Class Ashley R. Quinonez
A1C Ashley R. Quinonez of the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ, passed away on 23 February 2017.
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