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A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team Heritage Flight to bring airpower to Super Bowl LII
While many families, friends and football fans gather to watch Super Bowl LII, members of the U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight are scheduled to visit Minnesota to represent the Air Force during the event.
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Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and its facilities will be impacted due to the government shutdown. 2018 government shutdown: local guidance
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and its facilities will be impacted due to the government shutdown.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class James Oldham, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron armament team member, performs maintenance on safety wires of a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon from an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. Regular maintenance on the cannon includes full disassembly and reassembly in order for it to operate smoothly. Armament team members are given a turnaround time of 72 hours to inspect and service the GAU-8 cannon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Airmen gun for a 72 hour turnaround
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class James Oldham, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron armament team member, performs maintenance on safety wires of a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon from an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. Regular maintenance on the cannon includes full disassembly and reassembly in order for it
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2018
A-10 returns as a single-ship demonstration A-10 returns as a single-ship demonstration
While all members of Davis-Monthan AFB have maintained our mission of sustaining attack airpower, a select group of Airmen have been preparing for an additional mission; demonstrating the capabilities of the A-10C Thunderbolt II.
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A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II during a training exercise over Yuma, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. This was the first time this HC-130J’s crew refueled a fixed-wing aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) 79th Rescue Squadron performs aerial refueling
A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II during a training exercise over Yuma, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. This was the first time this HC-130J’s crew refueled a fixed-wing aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore)
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U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron walk away from igniting a fire during an aircraft rescue firefighting training exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2018. Firefighters from the 355th CES practice these exercises regularly to hone their skills in preparation for the possibility of an aircraft fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Firefighters hone aircraft rescue skills
U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron walk away from igniting a fire during an aircraft rescue firefighting training exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2018. Firefighters from the 355th CES practice these exercises regularly to hone their skills in preparation for the possibility of an aircraft
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Timothy Green and Col. Matthew Brooks, Commander in Chief's Installation Excellence selection board members, speak to Airmen from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron's fire department at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2018. Davis-Monthan AFB is under consideration for the 2018 CINC Installation Excellence Award, a presidential award for exemplary support of Department of Defense missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) D-M under CINC inspection
After receiving the 2018 Air Combat Command Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence award, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is under inspection to be selected for the award at the Air Force level. Established in 1985 by former President Ronald Reagan, the CINC Installation Excellence award is designed to recognize the efforts of all those who operate and maintain military installations at an exceptional level.
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2018
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dante Tost, 355th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, poses for a photograph with his MWD, Darius at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2018. Tost, having recently trained into becoming a MWD handler, completes exercises with Darius in order to create a stronger bond between the two partners.
Darius is an explosives detection MWD; MWDs are specially trained to detect either narcotics or explosives, and go through simulated training exercises in order to hone their skills. Dante and Darius participated in the bomb sweep exercise in order to ramp up their skills for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) Defender and MWD prepare for deployment
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dante Tost, 355th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, poses for a photograph with his MWD, Darius, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2018. Tost, having recently trained into becoming a MWD handler, completes exercises with Darius in order to create a stronger bond between the two
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations
Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
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2018
. Santas in Blue 2017
TUCSON, Ariz., -- Volunteers from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base donated gifts to children from the Tohono O’odham Nation Indian Reservation through the annual Santas in Blue program. This year, over 100 children from pre-K to 12th grade, were grinning from ear-to-ear when Santa Claus showed up at San Xavier Mission School making their Christmas wishes a reality.
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Default Air Force Logo Your estimated wait time is...
Did you call the Enterprise Service Desk yesterday, but you're still on hold today?The
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U.S. Air Force Col. James Meger, 355th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ryan Peterson, 355th FW command chief, punch the rank of technical sergeant on to Tech. Sgt. Lisa Brow, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of the Emergency Management flight’s training section, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 23, 2014. Brow was promoted via Stripes for Exceptional Performers for her consistent drive to serve her Airmen and excel in her career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau/Released) D-M Airman receives early gift before the holidays
What seemed to be a normal visit from base leadership to the Civil Engineer Squadron's Emergency
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2014
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Daniel Hughes, 355th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, participated in his first IRONMAN Arizona located in Tempe, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2014. Hughes placed 1,729 out of 3,202 competitors. (Courtesy Photo) I am an IRONMAN
On Nov. 16th, Senior Airman Daniel Hughes, 355th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, tested
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2014
Default Air Force Logo From deployment to the delivery room
A Desert Lightning Team member returning home from a six-month deployment to Bagram, Afghanistan,
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2014
(Graphic courtesy of www.ready.gov) National Preparedness Month: Be Ready
How would you react in an emergency situation? If you don't already have a plan, there will be
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2014
Debris is strewn alongside E Florence-Kelvin Hwy in the wake of an automobile accident Aug. 24, 2014. Three D-M Airmen used their Self Aid Buddy Care training to provide first aid to four victims. (Courtesy photo) D-M Airmen respond first to desert wreck
Three D-M Airmen were driving through the desert on their way to a popular hiking spot to enjoy a
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2014
(Photo courtesy of Customs and Border Patrol Office of Air and Marine) Office of Air and Marine
D-M is home to the largest air operations program within the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's
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2014
The cover of the May 1967 issue of Airman magazine announced the creation of a new NCO leadership position, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, and the appointment of Chief Master Sgt. Paul Airey as the first to fill the position. (U.S. Air Force photo) American Resilience - CMSAF#1 Paul W. Airey
On his 28th combat mission, TSgt Paul Airey's airplane was shot down over Austria. After
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2014
Airmen 1st Class Eddie Morgan and Kyle Selsor drag Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftsman Gareth Dight out of imminent danger after being 'wounded' March 16, 2011, during a Desert Eagle exercise at the Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman) "Solicit help; don't hide"
Over the years, the term "Wingman" has evolved in the Air Force. The traditional military definition
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2014
The World Trade Center was attacked September 11, 2001. The Memorial park surrounds two enormous reflecting pools set within the footprints of the North and South towers. This is where the towers used to stand. The names of people who were killed in the 9/11 attacks in New York, at the Pentagon, and on Flight 93, as well as in the 1993 bombing at the WTC, are etched in bronze around the edges of the pools.(Courtesy Photo) American Resilience - The World Trade Center attacks
The September 11 attacks were launched by Al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the
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Col. Kevin E. Blanchard is the Commander of the 355th Fighter Wing on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Professionalism, mission focus, and a new way forward for base inspections
Professionalism, mission focus, and a new way forward known as the Air Force Inspection System -
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2014
Default Air Force Logo CMSAF #5 Robert Gaylor inspires D-M's newest Chiefs
The Desert Lightning Team Chiefs' Group honored six Airmen recently selected for promotion to the
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2014
Default Air Force Logo Keeping Families Informed
The Air Force's on-going force shaping initiatives affect more than our Airmen--they also affect our
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2014
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt.'s Kyle Wireman and Kristy Stowell, 355th Dental Squadron dental technicians, give a presentation on proper dental hygiene and healthy eating habits during a presentation at the D-M Child Development Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 3, 2014.  Wireman and Stowell used props and activities to teach children that dental health, although important, can be fun.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) "Join the Super Smile Team"
The month of February is National Children's Dental Health Month.  This year's slogan is "Join the
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2014
Check the National Safe Kids Campaign web site, www.safekids.org, for updates and information on recent toy recalls. (Photo courtesy of www.live-safe.org)
"Safe Toys and Gifts Month"
 The month of December is observed as "Safe Toys and Gifts Month," as a means of alerting parents to
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Situational awareness is the identification of dangerous situations, criminal behavior or potential threat and reporting to law enforcement. Report suspicious activity to BDOC at 228-3200 or Eagle Eyes at 228-8888.       SA: Identifying threats before they become a danger
Situational awareness is not a skill only practiced by government officials, private security
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Airman 1st Class Chris Massey holds his son, Mason, while hugging his wife, Sarah after an Air Force basic military training graduation at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 28, 2013.  Massey arrived at BMT 26 days before his 28th birthday and believes that age doesn’t define a person, rank or position because everyone who has joined the military committed to serve our country. (Courtesy Photo/Released) A 10 year decision
When most people decide to join the military, it's usually right after high school. They don't
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2013
Master Sgt. Christopher Campbell, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing,
photojournalist, completes one of his runs while the sun rises in the
background here, Aug. 28, 2013. Campbell runs every day he can and he
averages between 4.5 to 8 miles each run.  Campbell, a native of Phoenix, is
deployed out of the 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Christopher A. Campbell) Running for others
In the words of Vince Lombardi "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack
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A car sits in the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons parking lot representing a drunk driving accident at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 15, 2013. The car is part of the squadron's campaign to bring awareness to the effects of drunk driving and help prevent similar incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty Chevalier/Released) 755th AMXS brings DUI awareness
Rarely am I able to pass through any of the base gates without my eyes being drawn to the status
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2013
Can you identify the seven signs of terrorism? Identifying seven signs of terrorism
Every day we see signs of unsafe acts and bad driving habits by ordinary folks. Some common examples
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