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A newly modified A-10C Thunderbolt II taxis in during the roll-out ceremony Nov. 29 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.  The A-10 has been modified with precision engagement technology to create the new and improved A-10C.  The enhancements include full integration of sensors, multi-functional color displays and a new hands-on-throttle-and-stick interface.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alesia Goosic) Next generation A-10: C-model rolls out at D-M
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. - The A-10C made its official roll-out debut at Davis-Monthan Wednesday revealing its transformation from the A-10 and its enhanced capabilities under the Precision Engagement program. The Precision Engagement program will offer the A-10 the most significant modifications it has ever received in its 30-year
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Saluting our Veterans: Arizona hero Arthur J. Benko
I am thankful for the thousands of good men and women, across the many generations since 1776, who answered the clarion call to defend the United States of America in battle. On this Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, 2006, we honor those who risked all to serve their country. The Declaration of Independence, our cherished document that established us as a
0 11/09
2006
Default Air Force Logo 162nd Fighter Wing completes successful deployment at D-M
The Air National Guard's 162nd Fighter Wing will return to Tucson International Airport today after a successful deployment at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The 162nd FW has operated 38 F-16s out of D-M since Sept. 15 while the main runway at TIA was being re-surfaced. "We appreciate the support of Davis-Monthan to allow us to continue our vital
0 10/23
2006
Default Air Force Logo 2006 Weapons and Tactics Conference Held at D-M
The 2006 Air National Guard/Air Force Reserve Command Weapons and Tactics Conference titled "Advancing the Fight - Technology and Tactics," was held at Davis-Monthan Oct. 16 through 19. More than 800 personnel representing Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and the Air Force active-duty total force attended the three-day conference that was
0 10/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo D-M 50 hosts picnic for Desert Lightning Team
Food, fun, laughter and friends. That is what the D-M 50 Picnic was all about Saturday at Bama Park. "The most important ingredients to any good time are the people," said Staff Sgt. Ivan Jasper, 355th Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector and volunteer for the event. The event was a success with the help of Sergeant Jasper and over 300
0 10/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo Self-help project yields big improvements for Det.11, causes big savings for Air Force
The bad news: Detachment 11 of the 372nd Training Squadron needed additional space to complete their maintenance training mission. The good news: Building 2409, formerly the AAFES Home and Garden building, was available. The really good news: Eleven months and 5,600 hours of self-help labor later, the detachment completely transformed the building
0 10/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo TUSD to open middle school at Davis-Monthan
Tucson Unified School District plans to re-open Lowell Smith School. The district discussed the plans during a town hall meeting Oct. 10. Bobbe Woods, the principal for Blenman Elementary School and special projects officer for Smith, chaired the meeting and said TUSD's goal is to have a middle school up and running at D-M in time for next fall's
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2006
Default Air Force Logo D-M Airmen advocate for youth detenion facilitiy mentoring
Several Airmen at Davis-Monthan have found a way to make a difference outside the gate - by going inside the Pima County Juvenile Detention Facility. The Airmen have been taking part in the facility's Community Mentoring Program. The program is making a difference for the kids and mentors alike, according to participants, and drawing state-wide
0 10/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo LOVED ONE LOST: Portrait of an Airman thirty-nine years Missing in Action
They are your husband, wife, mother, father, sister, brother, or maybe a friend. They are deployed in the support of their country, in support of you. One day you receive a phone call, through the jumble of words, "missing in action," is the only thing you can grasp. What does that mean? Where are they? How do you get to them? When will you see
0 9/29
2006
Default Air Force Logo D-M Mustangs end season with a bang
The clang of a metal bat making contact with a baseball is the noise you hear. The anxious body movements of a coach signaling the player's next move is what you see. Who are they you ask? The Davis-Monthan Mustangs is their name. Baseball is the game. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Mustangs played in the Air Force Bash tournament at Kino
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2006
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