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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Col. Lee DePalo (right) receives the 563rd Rescue Group guidon from 23rd Wing Commander Col. Kenneth Todorov during a change-of-command ceremony here June 1. Colonel DePalo, who has accumulated more than 3,500 flying hours, assumed command of the 563rd RQG after a tour at Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., as the Director of Air Force Executive Review Secretariat. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina D. Ponte) 563rd RQG changes command

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Forty-five D-M Airmen volunteered May 4 to help increase safety awareness during the 2007 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign. The Airmen walked along Craycroft Road on base carrying signs discouraging speeding, along with crosses to symbolize every traffic-related fatality in the Air Force so far this year. Safety takes center stage: 101 Critical Days of Summer are here
Summertime has arrived, and with it begins the 101 Critical Days of Summer 2007 campaign. This year's campaign began at 4 p.m May 25 and will end at 7 a.m. Sep. 4. During last year's 101 CDOS campaign, the Air Force experienced 18 fatalities - a significant decrease from the 29 fatalities during the same period in 2005. As in past years, motor
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Financial Management transformation underway
The Air Force Financial Management transformation currently underway is the greatest single change in the organization's 60-year history. "We - and all of Air Force Financial Management - are transforming the way we conduct business to better provide expert decision support and analysis to commanders while continuing to provide high quality
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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Lt. Col. Francis M. McDonough (right) receives the 355th Operations Support Squadron guidon from 355th Operations Group Commander Col. Mark Koechle during a change-of-command ceremony here May 31. Colonel McDonough, who has accumulated more than 3,600 flying hours, assumed command of the 355th OSS after a one-year tour as chief of the 355th Fighter Wing Inspections, Plans and Programs office here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina D. Ponte) 355th OSS change of command

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Army Sgt. Sheldon Boyajean, a military policeman at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., poses in front of his 2004 Dodge SRT 4, which won the “People’s Choice” award at the Armed Forces Day Car and Motorcycle Show here May 19. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jamie Coggan) Hundreds attend 3rd annual Armed Forces Day Car and Motorcycle Show
The third annual Armed Forces Day Car and Motorcycle Show, sponsored by the base Arts and Crafts/Auto Center, Outdoor Recreation office, Wing Safety office and Culture of Responsible Choices Committee, drew more than 700 people to Heritage Park here May 19. The day-long event, which kicked off with a 6 a.m. motorcycle rally, featured 110 cars and
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Default Air Force Logo Lowell H. Smith Middle School to remain closed
In light of the recent denial by the U.S. District Court to re-open Davis-Monthan's Lowell Smith Elementary School as a middle school next year, D-M and Tucson Unified School District leadership, parents and community members gathered for a Town Hall meeting at the Desert Lightning Community Center Monday to discuss ways to maximize options for
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Col. Bruce McClintock, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, performs a pre-flight inspection of his A-10 Warthog prior to his flight at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan May 23. Col. McClintock is deployed from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. (photo by Staff Sgt. Craig Seals) 354th Bulldogs overcome hurdles to make it to Bagram
A deployment to any forward location presents its own share of unique and sometimes daunting challenges, but for the men and women of the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., the deployment was just half the battle. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is the headquarters
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Col. Kent Laughbaum (far right), commander of the 355th Fighter Wing, joins members of the 357th Fighter Sqaudron to cut the ribbon in front of their new operations building. The new facility now houses the first active-duty Air Force squadron to employ the new A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft exclusively. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacqueline Hawkins) 357th FS opens new building as first A-10C fighter squadron
One of D-M's own units has something big to celebrate. The 357th Fighter Squadron "Dragons" officially opened their new operations building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held here May 18. The building, which began construction in November 2005, houses the first active-duty Air Force squadron to employ the new A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft
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Members of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Honor Guard perform a flag-folding ceremony during the Armed Forces Day Dinner hosted by the DM-50 here May 18. The flag was later presented to Blake Down, a founding DM-50 member and World War II veteran. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Noah Johnson) DM-50 hosts 3rd annual Armed Forces Day dinner
The DM-50, a Tucson community organization dedicated to promoting the base, hosted the third annual Armed Forces Day Dinner at the 79th Hangar here May 18. With cooperation from base leadership, the DM-50 organizes and caters the yearly event to show its support for military members, especially those stationed in southern Arizona. Servicemembers
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Default Air Force Logo 355th Wing now the ‘355th Fighter Wing’
The 355th Wing was redesignated the 355th Fighter Wing April 26. The 355th was previously a "tactical fighter wing" from April 1962 through September 1979 and a "fighter wing" from October 1991 through May 1992, when the names "tactical" and "strategic" were removed from unit designations. On May 1, 1992, before the 41st and 43rd Electronic Combat
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