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Former World War II POW, Walter Ram, gives a speech during a POW/MIA remembrance ceremony at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2017. Ram served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a B-17E radio operator and gunner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) D-M remembers POW/MIAs
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s Desert Lightning Team hosted a ceremony in honor of U.S. prisoners of war and service members missing in action at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 15. The ceremony was held in accordance with the 2017 National POW/MIA Recognition Day to honor U.S. prisoners of war, missing service members and their families. The event began with opening remarks from Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander.
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2017
355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crashed, damaged or disabled aircraft recovery team place a wing adapter onto pneumatic bags in order to airbag lift an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2017. The A-10’s wings are the primary lifting surfaces and the rear section of the aircraft is supported for stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) Lifting Warthogs with CDDAR
355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crashed, damaged or disabled aircraft recovery team place a wing adapter onto pneumatic bags in order to airbag lift an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2017. The A-10’s wings are the primary lifting surfaces and the rear section of the aircraft is supported for stability.
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2017
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Sandra Suito, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron project manager, attempts the final obstacle of the Alpha Warrior Competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 21, 2017. The top three male and female performers received a variety of prizes such as a complimentary lunch for Club Ironwood and sporting goods. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) D-M Airmen take on Alpha Warrior Competition
The 355th Force Support Squadron hosted the Alpha Warrior Competition at the Haeffner Fitness and Sports Center here, July 21. In April 2016, Davis-Monthan AFB was one of the 18 military installations to be selected to host the battle rig competition.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael McCarthy, 354th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, prepares to take off from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. The A-10 has provided close air support in worldwide operations for the past three decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) D-M Warthogs prepare for takeoff
U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael McCarthy, 354th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, prepares to take off from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. The A-10 has provided close air support in worldwide operations for the past three decades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby)
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2017
U.S. Air Force 355th Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and equipment Airmen, also known as the Dirt Boyz, pose on top of the newly-reconstructed Atterbury Wash and bridge at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 28, 2017. The Dirt Boyz spent approximately 2,900 man hours and $157,000 on the project. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby) Monsoon prep: Dirt Boyz can dig it
The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and equipment Airmen rebuilt Atterbury Wash at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 28. The pavements and equipment Airmen, also known as the Dirt Boyz, reconstructed the wash in hopes of creating a permanent foundation to withstand the rapidly approaching monsoon season.
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2017
Leadership from 355th Mission Support Group and 355th Force Support Squadron along with contractors perform a ceremonial ground breaking for the Inn at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 9, 2017. Construction of the new lodging facilities are scheduled to be completed between January and February of 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie Moore) Ceremonial Ground Breaking
Leadership from 355th Mission Support Group and 355th Force Support Squadron along with contractors perform a ceremonial ground breaking for the Inn at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 9, 2017. Construction of the new lodging facilities are scheduled to be completed between January and February of 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st
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2017
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kelly Coats, a 35th Operations Support Squadron airfield manager, poses for a photo on the flight line at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 25, 2017. In her capacity, Coats cares for the maintenance of runways, lighting and other airfield components and systems, and helps ensure all takeoffs and landings can proceed without incident. When she’s not working, she’s drawing the base’s comic strip, “Airmanitis.” Coats’ art is her escape from reality lending to her resiliency as a warfighter in the Pacific theater. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton) 'My art is who I am'
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kelly Coats, a 35th Operations Support Squadron airfield manager, shares her story and the road to drawing comic art for the Air Force.
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2017
Combat Leaders Course students prepare to land during training in Florence, Ariz., Aug. 31, 2016. The students mission planned and executed a multitude of scenarios including a jump mission with an overland movement, a mass casualty, and a technical rescue with the rotary wing exfiltration all within the climates of southern Arizona and California.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby) Guardian Angel Combat Leaders Course put into action
It takes countless years of career field education, multiple deployments and temporary duty assignments to become a pararescue team leader. The 68th Rescue Flight executed a 65-day course for ten pararescuemen in a newly-designed course to develop their leadership abilities while obtaining their 7-level certification for their dynamic career field.
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2016
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joice Dominguez and Dejah Grant, 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planners, communicate on deployment details at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2016. The logistics planners deploy Airmen in support of five combatant commands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby) AF readiness for global combat power
The 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planners, a shop of 14 Airmen, coordinate and direct Airmen and cargo from D-M. They control and direct everything having to do with the process of deployments and exercises in order to support operations around the globe.
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