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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron member, reunites with her recently retired military working dog, Rick, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017. Cubbage worked with Rick while she served as a MWD handler at Osan Air Base, South Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Defender reunites with MWD
After nearly a year apart, it was an emotional moment when Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron member and prior military working dog handler, was reunited with her MWD, Rick, Aug. 8. Rick was flown into Tucson, Arizona, from Osan Air Base, South Korea, after a lengthy adoption process.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Elizabeth Huerta, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron technician, loads a flare trailer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 26, 2017. The trailer was taken to the flight line for aircraft loading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) F-AMMO-ly: Augmenting production using exceptional teamwork
From the cartridges used by security forces, to the guided bombs utilized downrange, the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight, also known as AMMO, provides Davis-Monthan Air Force Base the firepower necessary to accomplish its missions and increase the lethality of the U.S. Air Force. Arming Airmen and ensuring our aircraft are ready to destroy the opposition is no small task and requires a great deal of teamwork.
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A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II rests in a wash rack at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 25, 2017. The A-10 recently returned from a deployment to Turkey in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Splish splash: Hog, Compass Call get a bath
A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II rests in a wash rack at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 25, 2017. The A-10 recently returned from a deployment to Turkey in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer)
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A graphic illustrates the location of construction of a new visiting quarters facility at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The Heritage Inn visiting quarters, estimated to cost approximately $44 million, will provide Airmen and government civilian employees a contemporary lodging experience. (Courtesy graphic) VQ construction to begin this week
The construction of a new visiting quarters facility is scheduled to commence here at the end of this month. The Heritage Inn visiting quarters, estimated to cost approximately $44 million, will provide Airmen and government civilian employees a contemporary lodging experience.
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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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U.S. Airmen from the 25th Operational Weather Squadron pose for a photograph at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 19, 2017. The 25th OWS works 24 hours a day and seven days a week by monitoring the base’s weather conditions and their potential effects on operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) 25th OWS ramps up operations for monsoon season
From late June to late September, monsoon season not only brings with it heavy rains and severe thunderstorms, but also sends a surge of personnel from the 25th Operational Weather Squadron right to the unit’s operations hub. “It’s definitely a lot more busy,” said Airman 1st Class Cody Leahy, 25th OWS forecaster. “We issue a lot more watches, warnings and advisories for each zone.”
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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement began July 31, 2017. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson) New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
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Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron commander, conducts a preflight check on an A-10 Thunderbolt II July 11, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Rudolphi has provided a dual role in Operation INHERENT RESOLVE as the commander of the 407th EOSS in Southwest Asia and being directly in the fight against ISIS conducting A-10 flying missions with the 447th Air Expeditionary Group.The A-10 supports ground forces with rapid employment close air and contact support. It utilizes a variety of bomb, missiles and a 30mm GAU-8 seven-barrel Gatling gun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ramon A. Adelan) Cleared Hot: Red Tails A-10 pilot spits fire in the fight against ISIS
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey - The darkness of a desert night surrounds his aircraft. The wind rushes past his cockpit. As the target approaches, nervousness builds deep within the core and the heart races at extraordinary speeds.Locking in on the tasks at hand, the pilot’s eyes glow as he focuses through night vision goggles to locate targets below.
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Flames engulf a palm tree after it was struck by lightning at the General William Blanchard Golf Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 15, 2017. The A Shift fire crew from Station 2 of Davis-Monthan AFB's Fire Emergency Services extinguished the fire within 10 minutes of arriving on scene. (Courtesy photo) D-M firefighters snuff golf course blaze
Firefighters responded to a fire that was the result of a lightning strike at General William Blanchard Golf Course here last night. At approximately 11 p.m., the lightning struck a palm tree adjacent to the green area on the golf course's first hole.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., passes the guidon to Col. Jason Pifer, newly appointed 563rd Rescue Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. Pifer is a combat rescue officer and prior commander of the 48th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Drzazgowski) 563rd Rescue Group changes command
U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., passes the guidon to Col. Jason Pifer, newly appointed 563rd Rescue Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14, 2017. Pifer is a combat rescue officer and prior commander of the 48th Rescue Squadron at
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Last year, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., raised more than $480,000 during the 2010 campaign. The goal for the 2011 campaign has been increased to $500,000. (Courtesy logo) CFC set to kick off
Want to support a cause or donate to your favorite charity? Here's your chance. This year's Combined
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Senior Airman Gailin Manzonie carries his teammate, Senior Airman Cody Speckman, up to the top of Calispell Peak during a medical evacuation exercise as part of the 2007 SERE Challenge at the Colville National Forest north of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Rosine) D-M Airman wins ACC award
Senior Airmen Christopher Osnes, 355th Operation Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance,
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(Courtesy Photo) BGCA names D-M teen Pacific Military Youth of the Year
A member of the D-M AFB Youth Programs has earned the 2013-14 Boys and Girls Club of America Pacific
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U.S. Air Force capt. Brandon Liabenow, 355th Fighter Squadron pilot, receives a letter of appreciation from Col. Kevin Blanchard, 355th Fighter Wing commander at Davis-Monthan Air Force base, Ariz., September 3, 2013. Liabeknow is being recognized for his quick thinking, systems knowledge, and physical endurance directly resulted in the prevention of injury, or loss of life, and the preservation of a $12 million combat asset. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin/ cropped) Don't punch out
Military aircraft go through vigorous inspections, daily, to ensure air crew safety, but what
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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 355th Maintenance Group sit with John Eslinger, 355th MXG honorary commander, as they discuss an upcoming group event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2013. The intent of D-M's Honorary Commander program is to educate community leaders on the inner workings of the base and the Air Force as a whole. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook/Released) (cropped) A perfect fit
A community relations initiative, known as the Honorary Commander program, allows D-M to open its
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Cedeno and Senior Airman Andrew Longaker, 355th Comptroller Squadron financial management flight technicians, play rock, paper, scissors during a squadron burger burn at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2013. Relaxed interaction with coworkers is one way Airmen can strengthen the social pillar of their Comprehensive Airman Fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore). Blocks to build on: The social pillar
(Editor's Note: "First and foremost, we must continue to care for our Airmen and their families. At
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U.S. Air Force Capt. (Chaplain) John Boyer, 355th Fighter Wing, sits in a dunking booth at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2012. The booth was part of an event for the D-M Awana organization, a faith-based initiative to give children and youths a place to have fun while learning about the Bible. (Courtesy photo/Released) Airmen make a difference with Awana
Are you looking for a way to serve your community in a positive way? The Approved Workmen Are Not
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Two pararescuemen from D-M recently received the chance to compete in Maxim magazines Maximum Warrior. Maximum Warrior is an internet-based reality show in which special operations forces members from different branches of the military compete in a series of challenges to earn the title of Maximum Warrior. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Courtney Richardson) America’s warriors compete
(Editor's note: The subjects of this story have chosen to omit their full names for operational
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Ellen Jimenez, the chairman of the Military Affairs Committee of the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, displays 355th Fighter Wing jersey given to her by base leadership for her efforts in supporting the base at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, June 14, 2012. As a member of the MAC, Jimenez has helped to foster understanding and cooperation between military and civilian communities in Tucson, Ariz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths/Released) Fighting in her own way
Approximately five years ago, Ellen Jimenez attended a meeting in Tucson, Ariz. that changed both
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A group of subject matter experts gather together to look at a base map at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., August 14, 2013. The SMEs are working on ways to enhance security for base assets.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin/Released) D-M’s subject matter experts work together to enhance base security
With millions of dollars worth of assets, the Air Force is constantly at risk from threats locally
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Default Air Force Logo Summer transitions: Planning, leadership and attitudes matter
"Change is the only constant.""Flexibility is the key to Airpower." For those of us who have been
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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Women participating in the Rape Aggression Defense systems class practice defense maneuvers as part of the R.A.D. training at the Haeffner Fitness Center here April 14. The R.A.D. program is geared towards women and teaches simple self-defense strategies and techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jerilyn Quintanilla) RADS an excellent source of confidence
Growing up, my mother always called me the "scariest person in the world." Not scary as in I
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2011
Default Air Force Logo What kind of attitude do you choose to have?
"Attitude is everything" is a famous quote from Jimmy Valvano, the former coach of NC State
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2011
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Chief Petty Officers from the Navy and Air Force noncommissioned officers pose for a picture. They are celebrating the 118th birthday of the Chief Petty Officer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Angela James) Navy celebrates historic birthday with Airmen
The historic event was hosted by the Navy Operational Support Center, Tucson. The Chief Petty
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Default Air Force Logo Customs, courtesies crucial to mission success
If you were to ask most people what military customs and courtesies are, you would more than likely
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Default Air Force Logo 'Rosie the Riveter' reminder of women's history
In an era where women typically held a position as a housewife, there were many that opted to take
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Default Air Force Logo Reflecting on Iraq
I sit impatiently waiting for my car's oil change. An hour and half wait at the dealership - my
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Default Air Force Logo Be aware of Air Force Tobacco Policy at medical treatment facilities
Tobacco use is inconsistent with a fit and healthy force and continued use of tobacco products by
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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.- A photo of Amelia Earhart's signature in the Davis-Monthan Register here at the Base Operations building. (U.S. Air Force photo /Airman 1st Class Jerilyn Quintanilla) March honors women's history
March is Women's History Month and to this year's national theme is, "Our history is our strength."
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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz- Col. Brian Hastings, 355th Fighter Wing vice commander, displays the personal protective equipment recommended for the sport of mountain biking. Only go as fast as your helmet allows
Since purchasing my first off-road bike in 1988, I have always loved the sport of mountain biking. A
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