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Herschel Walker, former NFL running back and Patriot Support Program spokesman, poses for a group  photo with Airman Leadership School Class 18-A during a visit to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 4, 2017. Walker visited the installation to share his personal experience with mental illness and treatment as a spokesman for Patriot Support Program's Anti-Stigma Campaign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty Chevalier) Breaking the stigma: Herschel Walker spotlights mental fitness to D-M Airmen
Herschel Walker, former NFL running back and Patriot Support Program spokesman, shared his experiences about leadership and mental illness with Airmen and civilians at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 4.
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. 68th RQS conducts jump training
The 68th Rescue Squadron held jump upgrade training at the Marana Regional Airport in Marana, Ariz., this week. Jump phase is important to get pararescuemen comfortable and competent on a canopy enabling them to land in a given drop zone with precision.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Keith Buckman, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, and Mark Byrne, a 57-year-old Army veteran, share a handshake at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 2, 2017. Buckman came to Byrne's aid in the middle of the night and helped get him the medical attention he needed during a Transient Ischemic Attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) Airman assists veteran during medical crisis
After a long day of work, Senior Airman Keith Buckman, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, returned to his home to get some well-deserved rest. Later that night, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Buckman was awakened by a phone call from his friend, Mark Byrne, a 57-year-old Army veteran. “He was incoherent and I couldn’t understand what he was saying,” Buckman said. “He could have been mistaken for being extremely intoxicated, but that wasn’t like him.”
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Elsie Delgadillo, 25th Operational Weather Squadron forecaster and Staff Sgt. Seth Reab, 355th Operations Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape, noncommissioned officer in charge, practice the Spontaneous Protection Enabling Accelerated Response System at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2017. The SPEAR System takes advantage of the human body's startle/flinch mechanism, enabling a user to counter an oncoming attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer) SERE teaches SPEAR: Airmen learn primal defense tactics
For the first time since learning the course themselves, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists hosted a 2-hour-long introductory course in the combative system of Spontaneous Protection Enabling Accelerated Response here Sept. 28. The SPEAR System takes advantage of the human body’s startle/flinch mechanism to convert an aggressor’s attack into a tactical counter.
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. 68th RQS polish their rescue skills
The 68th Rescue Squadron held a mountain rescue training course in the Coronado National Forest in Tucson, Ariz., late last month. The training course covered multiple rescue techniques including low and high angle rescues, rock climbing, and rappelling.
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D-M Lodging Davis-Monthan, Spangdahlem earn Innkeeper Awards
The 2017 Air Force Innkeeper Awards, sponsored by the Air Force Services Activity, recognizes those inns that provide the comforts of home while building and sustaining readiness and resilience.
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The first of 11 T-1A Jayhawks arrives at AMARG from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on Aug. 1, 2017, for hail damage repair. 309th AMARG the first FAA Military Repair Station in AFSC
When a severe hailstorm swept through Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, in February 2016, it left behind 39 severely hail-damaged, Air Force T-1A “Jayhawk” trainer aircraft in its wake. Derived from the Hawker/Beechcraft 400A corporate aircraft and used by the U.S. Air Force’s Air Education and Training Command, the Jayhawk is essentially a civil aircraft modified to fit military training needs as an advanced trainer for airlift and tanker pilots.
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Airmen from the 55th Helicopter Maintenance Unit pose in front of an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2017. The 55th HMU performed an engine swap on mountainous terrain in less than 48 hours after an in-flight emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) The 55th HMU: Ready to repair at a moment’s notice
High above the desert mountains, an HH-60G Pave Hawk glided through the evening air. What was supposed to be a standard maneuvering exercise turned into an inflight emergency when the helicopter suffered a detrimental bird strike. “The impact was enough for the pilots to decide to land the aircraft as soon as possible and see what was going on,” said Tech. Sgt. Jason Lesieur, 55th Helicopter Maintenance Unit flightline expeditor. “From there, we got a call saying that the aircraft had landed out in the middle of nowhere on the side of a mountain.”
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Brett Neilson, 55th Electronic Combat Group instructor, and Capt. Megan Russell, 42nd Electronic Combat Squadron evaluation pilot, simulate a landing of an EC-130H Compass Call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2017. The 42nd ECS flight simulator went through a $10.5 million upgrade to better prepare the pilots for their future flights. 42nd ECS simulator gets a facelift
The 42nd Electronic Combat Squadron celebrated a re-opening of their EC-130H Compass Call flight deck simulator, Sept. 22. The upgraded flight simulator features the EC-130Hs new glass cockpit which allows the pilots to keep up with the aviation community and civilian advances.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Erika Chute, 355th Force Support Squadron commander, serves an Airman a special lunch during the Air Force’s 70th Anniversary meal at the Desert Inn Dining Facility at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2017. The 355th FSS leadership decided to serve Airmen in order to show appreciation for all they do. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore) FSS celebrates Air Force's 70th Anniversary
U.S. Air Force Maj. Erika Chute, 355th Force Support Squadron commander, serves an Airman a special lunch during the Air Force’s 70th Anniversary meal at the Desert Inn Dining Facility at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2017. The 355th FSS leadership decided to serve Airmen in order to show appreciation for all they do. (U.S. Air
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Two large, metal containers sit just outside the Airmans Attic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2014.  The containers are used to collect donations for the Attic and their contents are sorted by volunteers twice a week.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) Treasures in the Attic
The Desert Lightning Team has a very valuable, money saving resource available to active-duty
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The 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron leadership work with their Airmen to wash an A-10C Thunderbolt at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014.  The Airmen use pressure washers with more than 3,000 pounds of pressure per square inch to clean the aircraft. 355th AMXS leadership's turn to wash an A-10
The 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron leadership work with their Airmen to wash an A-10C
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U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Christopher Poole, 355th Fighter Wing non-commissioned officer in charge of readiness and programs, stands with his wife, four children and two foster kids after dressing up for Halloween in Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 The foster children can't have their faces published in photos for legal reasons, so the family finds creative ways to involve them in everyday photo events. (Courtesy photo) Fostering for Airmen
People are always in need of help, whether you see the homeless on the corner or a stranger asking
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Patrick King, 755th Operations Support Squadron assistant director of operations, holds up a newspaper containing his most recent movie review at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2013. King started writing movie reviews as a hobby on Facebook in 2010 and recently got hired by Explorer Newspaper to write weekly reviews. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier/released) Airman finds a hobby in movies
Movies are very popular in today's society, from date nights to keeping deployed Airmen in touch
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Default Air Force Logo DLT members deliver meals to the homebound
More than 130 Desert Lightning Team members are registered, trained volunteers with Mobile Meals of
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean McKenna, 355th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, bonds with Mushe, 355th SFS MWD, during obedience training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 23, 2014. Due to their upcoming joint deployment, McKenna and Mushe are training together to strengthen the trust in their relationship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Camilla Elizeu/Released) Processing four-legged deployers
Receiving orders is only the first step to actually putting boots on the ground.When Airmen get
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Airman 1st Class Maelynn Staton, 375th Comptroller Squadron. “I support the mission by managing the government travel card accounts of all Scott personnel.” (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jake Eckhardt) Beware of GTC abuse
Airmen are always on the move whether it be for a deployment or a permanent change of station.
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(U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) Bugeting tips to get back on track
It's January! The holiday spending splurge is over and here comes the "morning after" hangover. The
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Medical appointment no shows create a waste of valuable treatment time and deprive others from receiving care. Additionally, with an estimated loss of $212 for every no show, just five missed appointments would cost more than $1,000. The 355th Medical Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., saw a loss of $1.4 million due to no shows during fiscal year 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook/Released) Missed appointments waste money
With today's fast-paced lifestyle it's easy to forget things. For instance, preparing your service
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The Health and Wellness Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. is reaching out to warn smoker's that electronic-cigarettes are not proven to be a safe smoking alternative and may even increase nicotine addiction. The HAWC offers a variety of resources to help Airmen quit tobacco use. (Graphic from http://www. ucanquit2.org) Mislead by e-cigs
Airmen around the base are trying to be healthy for themselves and their environment. One way they
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Default Air Force Logo Who sets the first impression for your unit?
Recently, I was at the Tucson International Airport returning home from a TDY when I noticed a very
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Default Air Force Logo It’s National what month?—National Blueberry Month
Certain months have certain holidays, like Christmas in December and St. Patrick's Day in March. But
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Official photo for Master Sgt. Monique Harris. (Courtesy photo) Cognitive Influence: Cultivating Responsible Choices
Responsible choices begin with how we process information. A thought pattern or mindset influenced
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Default Air Force Logo D-M senior enlisted corps primed to lead
As my time as the 355th Fighter Wing's command chief draws to a close here, it's hard not to notice
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Default Air Force Logo Fallen Airman remembered on anniversary of death
Four years ago, following an honorable career as an Air Force Master Sergeant, the Davis-Monthan AFB
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Default Air Force Logo 'What do I do now?'
"What do I do know? I don't want to get out of the Air Force." Unfortunately, that is a common
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Default Air Force Logo Cyber Security important at home and the office
Technological advancements utilized in the commercial market continue to gain leverage in the
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Default Air Force Logo Help is Here
Mental health plays an essential role in shaping one's life. A person free of excessive anxiety,
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Walls of Balad to be on display at the 2012 Open House at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 14-15, 2012. (Courtesy photo/Released) Balad Wall on display during Open House
For the last decade, the most notable structure on Pennsylvania Avenue has not been a White House,
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Default Air Force Logo 911 and Emergency Management
Who will respond when you face an emergency and request assistance by calling 911? A simple question
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