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Default Air Force Logo 2007 1st-quarter award winners announced for D-M, 355th FW
The following personnel were recognized for outstanding performance during the period of January through March 2007: Maj. Lisa B. Firestone, 355th Aerospace Medicine Squadron 355th Fighter Wing and D-M field grade officer of the quarter Capt. Joaquin D. Glomski, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron 355th Fighter Wing and D-M company grade officer
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355th Fighter Wing Commander Col. Kent Laughbaum awards Dr. Dave Roever a commander's coin in appreciation for his sacrifice, dedication, loyalty and continued motivational messages to troops around the world.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alesia Goosic) Nation of prayer: D-M unites in giving thanks
More than 300 Airmen, base leaders and their families united at the Mirage Officers Club here May 7 for the 2007 National Prayer Breakfast where Veteran Dr. Dave Roever shared his miraculous life story "Tragedy to Triumph."After 355th Fighter Wing Commander, Col. Kent Laughbaum greeted guests and introduced Dr. Roever, his humor, enthusiasm,
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Desert Dove Chapel sponsored a Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony honoring the survivors. D-M Airmen attended and escorted survivors honoring them at a luncheon at the Davis-Monthan Mirage Officers club. (DLN photo/Diane M. Kephart)
Holocaust survivors share their strength, faith at D-M memorial service
Holocaust survivors, Airmen and family members attended a luncheon at The Mirage Officer's Club after a solemn, yet hopeful "Day of Remembrance" ceremony at the D-M Desert Dove Chapel Wednesday. Guest speaker, Director of Holocaust Services in Southern Arizona Gail F. Wallen, PhD said, "Everyone here has two things in common -- they were children
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The Aquatic Rehab Treadmill, on display at the Physical Therapy Clinic’s grand opening at D-M April 26, lessens the impact on joints and affords runners quicker recovery progress after an injury. One of many new pieces of equipment at the new PTC, the treadmill will be available for use in June. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jamie Coggan) Physical Therapy Clinic opens at D-M
After more than two years of extensive planning and construction efforts, D-M's Physical Therapy Clinic opened its doors to patients during a grand opening ceremony April 26. The clinic, which is open to active-duty servicemembers, retirees and their families, expects to treat about 600 patients per month. "We aggressively treat and manage
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Ms. Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, General James Doolittle’s granddaughter, and Maj. Gen. (Retired) David Jones, a "Doolittle Raider," cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the General James H. Doolittle Center here May 9. 12th AF unveils Combined Air Operations Center at D-M
Headquarters Twelfth Air Force and Air Forces Southern unveiled the U.S. Air Forces' newest Falconer, the Gen. James H. Doolittle Combined Air and Space Operations Center, today during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The CAOC is the "nerve-center" for the Combined or Joint Forces Air Component Commander (C/JFACC) and serves as the hub of all air and
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Staff Sgt. Michael Long (left) and Airman 1st Class Jason Abbey, both firefighters at D-M, lower a dummy victim onto the "helipad" after a simulated canyon rescue here April 30. The specialized rescue training was part of a three-week course taught by three instructors from the United States Air Forces in Europe Fire Academy, who traveled here and certified 19 D-M firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jake Richmond) USAFE fire academy instructors bring rescue training to D-M
Three instructors from the United States Air Forces in Europe Fire Academy's rescue technician mobile training course at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, came here and trained 19 D-M firefighters April 16 through May 4 in specialized rescue methods. The course was made up of three blocks. The first block trained them on automobile extrications,
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Default Air Force Logo AMARC becomes 309th AMARG in redesignation ceremony
In an activation ceremony here May 2, the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center was officially redesignated as the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, under the 309th Maintenance Wing located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Brig. Gen. Arthur B. Cameron III, commander of the 309th MXW, presided over the group activation
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Capt. Michael Sommers, a pilot for the 357th Fighter Squadron here, and 13-year-old Kellie Miner-Durkit, Davis-Monthan's honorary Pilot for a Day, sit together in the cockpit of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft.  The Pilot for a Day program is designed to find children with serious illnesses and help them enjoy a day totally devoted to them and their interest in aviation. D-M Airmen make local girl 'Pilot for a Day'
Kellie Miner-Durkit, a 13-year-old Arizonan suffering from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, visited here April 27 as the most recent participant in the Pilot for a Day program. The purpose of the program is to find local children with serious illnesses and help them enjoy a day totally focused on them and their interest in aviation. The program
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Default Air Force Logo ACC environmental compliance team visits D-M
Members of Air Combat Command's Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment Management Program visited D-M April 16 to 20. "The goal of the assessment was to review D-M's vulnerability to enforcement action from federal and state agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health
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EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska--An aerial gunner and two pararescuemen off-load an injured aircrew member from a HH-60 Pave Hawk onto a C-130 during a combat search and rescue training mission at Red Flag-Alaska 07-1. The Pave Hawk crew is assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron, detachment 1 here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justin Weaver). Pararescue exercise joins Alaska ANG, D-M Airmen
Ejecting out of a fighter jet at more than 400 miles an hour, aircrew members have one objective--to make it to the ground alive. For an F-15 fighter pilot and his navigator, the combat search and rescue training scenario during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 stranded them with severe injuries on the expansive Pacific Alaskan Range Complex. The 210th Rescue
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