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Matthew Belleau, 7, D-M's Pilot for a Day June 7, helps his 4-year-old sister try on a pilot's helmet while visiting the 358th Fighter Squadron here. Matthew, who suffers from mild cerebral palsy and ataxia, is the second local child to participate in the Pilot for a Day program at D-M so far this year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alesia D. Goosic) Local boy becomes 2nd D-M 'Pilot for a Day' this year
Matthew Belleau, a 7-year-old Arizonan suffering from mild cerebral palsy and ataxia, toured the base June 7 as this month's participant in the Pilot for a Day program. The purpose of the program is give local children with serious illnesses an enjoyable day completely devoted to them and their interest in aviation. Matthew was nominated as
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2007
Davis-Monthan Mustangs starting pitcher Travis Sanford prepares to deliver a pitch during the June 8 rivalry game between D-M and the Luke Air Force Base Fighting Falcons at Tucson Electric Park. Sanford pitched five innings and went 2-for-4 at the plate with a double, a single and two RBI. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alesia D. Goosic) D-M edges Luke 10-9 in baseball rivalry game
The Davis-Monthan Mustangs added another win to their record by defeating the Luke Air Force Base Fighting Falcons, 10-9, June 8 at Tucson Electric Park. Although he began the game as the third baseman, it was thanks to the no-run pitching of Timothy Villaran in the sixth inning that the team was able to pull ahead and hold off the Fighting Falcons
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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Lt. Col. David A. Delmonaco (right) receives the 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron guidon from 55th Electronic Combat Group Commander Col. Mark S. Haskins during a change-of-command ceremony here June 8. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Noah Johnson) 43rd ECS changes command

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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Capt. Jerime L. Reid (right) receives the 355th Services Squadron guidon from 355th Missions Support Group Commander Col. Hal Hoxie at a change-of-command ceremony here June 8.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins) 355th SVS changes command

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Default Air Force Logo ‘Raise the roof’: 1st ever D-M SNCO induction ceremony July 27
At a Davis-Monthan Top 3 meeting in September 2006, 355th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Jim Parkhill issued a challenge. He challenged the Top 3 to organize a committee specifically designed to plan and conduct the first annual D-M Senior Noncommissioned Officer Induction ceremony. Everyone loves a challenge, so naturally the Top 3
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2007
Lt. Col. Douglas F. Roth (right) receives the 755th Operations Support Squadron guidon from 55th Electronic Combat Group Commander Col. Mark S. Haskins during a change-of-command ceremony here June 4. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Noah Johnson) 755th OSS changes command

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2007
An A-10 from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, for a recent mission. (Photo by Dutch Navy Sgt. Ruud Mol) A-10 weaponry, training, teamwork paying off in OEF
More bad news for the Taliban: A-10 Thunderbolts are again looking down on them. The aircraft, crews and maintainers - world-renowned for their keen ability to conduct close air support - deployed to Bagram from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., in early April. Their unit, at home station the 354th Fighter Squadron, is in Afghanistan to provide
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2007
Default Air Force Logo CCAF awards 125 associate degrees in spring ceremony
The Community College of the Air Force granted 125 associate degrees to 114 D-M Airmen during its spring graduation ceremony May 24 at the Mirage Officer's Club here. The CCAF is an accredited Air Force-wide college that provides curricula for Airmen to pursue an associate's degree, most often in their own Air Force specialty. As the largest
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2007
Members of the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center perform a traditional lion dance during the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Luau at Bama Park here June 1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina D. Ponte) Luau celebrates Asian/Pacific American heritage
More than 400 members of the Desert Lightning community celebrated Asian/Pacific American Heritage at a luau held June 1 at Bama Park here. The entertainment, with its variety of festive dances in a family-oriented environment, provided attendees an up-close look at some unique cultural customs. "The main goal of the luau was to showcase different
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 'Life skills' renamed 'mental health'
All Air Force "life skills support centers" will be renamed "mental health clinics" effective immediately. After a poll of subject matter experts, first sergeants, command chief master sergeants and mental health patients, it was determined that the name "life skills" was confusing and did not appropriately reflect the mission of providing mental
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2007
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