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Default Air Force Logo Thinking Green: Corps incorporates conservation into new construction on DM
Beginning with the design and continuing through the finished product, the Army Corps of Engineers incorporated "thinking green" into the new 49,000 square-foot structure near completion on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona. Constructed by Au Authum Ki, Inc. of Glendale, Ariz., this almost $8.2 million operations building will be the
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Default Air Force Logo Base to simultaneously celebrate Air Force, D-M birthdays
In conjunction with the Air Force's 60th anniversary "Heritage to Horizons" celebration this year, the base is scheduled to host its own birthday bash Sep. 14 to commemorate its 80-year presence in Tucson. "It's going to be one of the biggest celebrations in the history of Davis-Monthan," said Col. Kent Laughbaum, 355th Fighter Wing commander. The
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Comedian Bernie McGrenahan performs at the base theater Aug. 27. McGrenahan came to D-M as part of his national "Happy Hour" tour, and his hour-long performance featured both stand-up comedy and an inspirational message about alcohol awareness. His visit was sponsored by the base Culture of Responsible Choices Committee in their effort to promote responsible decision-making in young Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alesia Goosic) Straight-talking comic entertains, educates Airmen on alcohol abuse
For about 30 minutes, Bernie McGrenahan's jokes filled the base theater with the raucous laughter of hundreds of young Airmen. They didn't know what was coming next. The comedian spent the next 30 minutes telling the audience his sobering real-life tale of alcohol abuse, incarceration and death. The laughter subsided, and rapt attention took its
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Default Air Force Logo The IDRC: Improving how we deploy
The Installation Deployment Readiness Cell is the latest version of the deployment machine. It aims to increase the efficiency of deployments by collocating several functions and establishing direct lines of communication between all others. The intention is to create a "one-stop shop" aligned under the LRS commander and tactically led by the
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Default Air Force Logo Protection benefits improve for property shipments
Beginning this fall, servicemembers and Department of Defense civilians will be eligible for Full Replacement Value protection on most DOD-funded personal property shipments. This new coverage will apply to personal property shipments with a pickup date on or after: ยท 1 October 2007 for International shipments (to or from outside the continental
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Brig. Gen. Robert Bartlett, mobilization assistant to the 12th Air Force commander, looks on as the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base honor guard presents the American flag during a ceremony Aug. 20 at Presidio San Agustin de Tucson Courtyard. The flag ceremony was one of several events held in celebration of Tucson's 232nd birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alesia D. Goosic)
D-M Airman help celebrate Tucson's 232nd birthday
Airmen from the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base honor guard presented the American flag during a ceremony at Presidio San Agustin de Tucson Courtyard Aug. 20 in celebration of Tucson's 232nd birthday. The city of Tucson celebrates its birthday each year with a variety of festivities held throughout the month of August. This year's festivities include
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Maj. Daniel Clayton, an A-10 pilot with the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, poses with some of the Afghan children you received soccer balls from the donation. (Courtesy photo) Deployed pilot gets 'ball rolling' for Afghan children
Hundreds of Afghan children have some new toys, thanks to a deployed D-M Airman. Maj. Daniel Clayton, an A-10 pilot with the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, has loved soccer since he was a young boy kicking a ball around with his father's Pentagon soccer team. He even went on to play the U.S. Air Force Academy
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Clayton Moore, a community readiness technician at the Airman and Family Readiness Center here, speaks to a group of more than 30 people attending the Building Wealth in the Military seminar held at the AFRC Aug. 3. Mr. Moore discussed basic principles of fiscal responsibility and investment opportunities, and he then shared the floor with other financial experts from businesses and organizations around the local area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jake Richmond) AFRC teaches Airmen how to invest money, build wealth
"If you think about your wealth, your debt will take care of itself." That's how Clayton Moore, a community readiness technician at the Airman and Family Readiness Center here, chose to begin the "Building Wealth in the Military" seminar at the AFRC Aug. 3. Mr. Moore, who's provided financial counseling for thousands of Airmen and their family
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Default Air Force Logo Program presents alternative to retraining, separation
Helping to increase the manpower of the Army, Air Force and Navy, transformation projects have created an avenue for servicemembers reaching the end of an enlistment, nearing the possibility of involuntarily retraining or separation."The Blue to Green program was created to give servicemembers, who are affected by the manpower restructuring in the
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Default Air Force Logo LSF provides outlet for dormitory concerns
Airmen in the dormitories can rest assured knowing any concerns about their living environment, workplace and morale are heard and acted upon - with the help of the base Lightning Strike Force program.First enacted in 2004, LSF was implemented to develop and nurture Airmen residing in the dormitories by providing inspiration, motivation, education
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