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A Holocaust survivor lights a candle during the Holocaust Day of Remembrance at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., May 9, 2016. Dessert lightning team members were invited to listen to holocaust survivors’ personal stories and participate in a candle lighting ceremony to remember those who were lost. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nathan H. Barbour) Holocaust Day of Remembrance 2016
Eight holocaust survivors told their harrowing tales of survival during the Holocaust Day of Remembrance at the Dove Chapel May 9. Dessert lightning team members were invited to listen to holocaust survivors’ personal stories and participate in a candle lighting ceremony to remember those who were lost.Sidney Finkel, Holocaust survivor, recounted
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2016
(courtesy graphic by Maj. Joel Bloomquist) D-M Airmen rise to the occasion
Three Airmen from D-M AFB are championing the summit of Mount Humphreys in Flagstaff, Arizona, 29 May, 2016.We are looking for as many individuals as possible to join. This is an all call to Airmen; Guardsmen, Reservist, Active Duty members and veterans looking for a challenge.This memorial weekend event will mark one more summit to be checked off
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Doria, 355th Security Forces Squadron member, salutes a wreath with Tucson Police Department officers during the 9th Annual Pima County Regional Law Enforcement Memorial at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Ariz., May 6, 2016.  A wreath was presented by 11 local law enforcement agencies to honor past members who have perished while in the line of duty.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Massey/Released) Law enforcement heroes honored at memorial ceremony
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Doria, 355th Security Forces Squadron member, salutes a wreath with Tucson Police Department officers during the 9th Annual Pima County Regional Law Enforcement Memorial at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Ariz., May 6, 2016. A wreath was presented by 11 local law enforcement agencies to honor past members
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Chelsea Ferrar, University of Arizona Museum of Art assistant curator of education, speaks to military families during Month of the Military Child Family Art Series: Creative Explorations for Hope at UAMA in Tucson, Ariz., April 30, 2016. The series invited all branches of active duty military families to participate in touring exhibitions and attending art tutorials free of charge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby/Released) Military families at UAMA
University of Arizona Museum of Art conducted a Family Art Series:Creative Explorations for Hope and invited military families to attend during Month of the Military Child. The series invited all branches of active duty military families to participate in touring exhibitions and attending art tutorials free of charge. The families created art during their guided tours at the UAMA that will be displayed later in the year.
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Children of Soaring Heights Communities plant an Ash tree at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2016. Soaring Heights celebrated Earth Day by inviting their residents to take part in planting a tree and learning about sustainability and conservation. (Courtesy photo) Soaring Heights celebrates Earth Day
Soaring Heights Communities, a privatized Lend Lease housing community at D-M AFB, teamed up with a local landscaping company and local residents to celebrate Earth Day, April 21. More than 70 people attended the event to take part in planting an Ash tree as well as learn about the sustainability and conservation at Soaring Heights.“Soaring Heights
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Donecio Burnell-Chester, 355th Fighter Wing safety technician, prepares to navigate an Arrive Alive Tour simulated impaired driving course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2016. Burnell-Chester experienced a delay in control to simulate what someone would experience under the influence of alcohol. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nathan H. Barbour/Released) Arrive Alive
The 355th Fighter Wing Safety Flight hosted the Arrive Alive Tour at the Exchange April 21-22.The Tour travels the country using a virtual reality simulator to educate communities about distracted and impaired driving.“It is a drinking and driving and a texting and driving simulator,” said Cameron Dodgson, AAT simulator and safety instructor. “It
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The 355th Airman and Family Readiness Center will be hosting a Commissary Night at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 24 from 6-8 p.m. The free event is for spouses of deployed Airman and Exception Family Member Program families. The evening will include trivia with prizes, giveaways, and an area for children to be watched by AFRC volunteers while their parents shop. 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers/ Releaed)
Airman and Family Readiness Center hosts Commissary Night
The 355th Airman and Family Readiness Center will be hosting a Commissary Night, April 24.The free event will be held for spouses of deployed Airmen and Exceptional Family Member Program families at the Commissary from 6-8 p.m.“It's an opportunity for spouses to shop uninhibited while providing them resources around the base that supports them
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Default Air Force Logo D-M’s 2015 Economic Impact is released
 The Desert Lightning Team and military retirees contributed $1.5 billion to the Tucson community last fiscal year, according to the D-M AFB FY 2015 Economic Impact Analysis, released April 22.This annual report captures the base’s employment; annual payroll, expenditures and estimated financial impacts; indirect and direct jobs created; retiree
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Default Air Force Logo New Urgent Care Pilot Program for Prime Beneficiaries
To increase access to care, the Department of Defense is launching an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two visits to a network or TRICARE authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization. The Urgent Care Pilot Program, scheduled to begin spring 2016, is for: • Active duty
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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, Commander of Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, speaks during the during the 70th Anniversary Celebration of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 4, 2016.   As the Department of Defense continues to adjust to national security threats and fiscal realities, AMARG will remain a key force enabler allowing the United States to rapidly adjust to the global environment and provide world-class aircraft maintenance and logistics support as part of the larger Air Force Sustainment Center Enterprise that supports the DoD and other government agencies - truly a National-level Air Power Reservoir. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Chris Massey/Released) 309th AMARG: America's "National-level Airpower Reservoir" celebrates 70th anniversary
Through every key military scene on the stage of American history following World War II up to present day - American Airpower has played a leading role. During its 70 years the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group directly enabled the nation to respond to crisis.Although the name has changed over the years the organization has
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