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  • 355th CMS Airman named IDEA winner

    Come up with an idea that saves the Air Force a significant amount of money per year, earn up to $10,000. That couldn't get any easier. It's the concept behind the Innovative Development through Employee Awareness program.The IDEA program awards Airmen who have smart proposals that lead to improvements or monetary savings, with payments based on
  • May is mental health month

    May is National Mental Health Month and D-M's Mental Health Clinic has a variety of programs to ensure that Airmen and their families know the proper ways to deal with pressures in any situation.National Mental Health Month is a nation-wide movement to educate communities on mental health issues and the appropriate avenues of assistance."The
  • A home away from home for dormitory Airmen

    For Airmen living in the dorms, life outside of work can be isolating. Most are away from their friends and family, and may not know a lot of people living around them. The Airmen's Ministry Center runs an area called the Loft, which provides Airmen a place go to meet others and enjoy a number of amenities. The Loft is located on the second floor
  • 25th OWS keeps heads in the clouds

    The 25th Operational Weather Squadrons is one of three weather squadrons who forecast weather in the United States.After completing a seven-month technical training course at Keesler AFB, Miss., Airmen come to the 25th OWS for two years of on-the-job training before going to their individual Weather Flights and Detachments to support Army and Air
  • D-M student to travel to International Science Fair

    As the winner of the observer award, Chelsea West and her family are slated to travel to Pittsburgh in May for the International Science and Engineering Fair.West, a student at D-M's Sonoran Science Academy, took home the International Science and Engineering Fair observer award at the Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair in
  • Skits educate Airmen, eliminate misconceptions

    More than 400 Airmen took time out of their day to watch "Sex Signals" live show at the Mirage Club on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10.Sex Signals is an improvised, two-person presentation geared to educate Airmen about the stereotypes and misconceptions surrounding sexual assault. The show uses different scenarios, audience
  • 358th FS reestablishes ‘First Friday’ with Easter extravaganza

    The 358th Fighter Squadron held an Easter egg hunt for their military members' children here April 6.The Easter egg hunt helped the Airmen meet each other's family. About nine children participated in the hunt, all of them looking for more than 60 eggs."I recently took command and really wanted to get the 'first Friday' reestablished," said Col.
  • FSS hosts “Battle of the Sexes” basketball game

    The Equipment Maintenance Squadron men's basketball team reined victorious, 67-64, during the "Battle of the Sexes" basketball game hosted by the 355th Force Support Squadron at the Benko gym April 6. The EMS base champion men's team took on the Davis-Monthan women's varsity team in a high-pressure game.The event was put together by Master Sgt.
  • Royal Air Force trains with A-10s

    The Royal Air Force's Tornado GR4 is scheduled to be at Davis-Monthan until April 23 for Exercise Torpedo Focus.Torpedo Focus is a heavy weapons training exercise for Tornados to work with A-10 pilots in D-M's vast airspace. The Royal Air Force comes to D-M annually for this training that allows them to train side by side A-10 pilots in live-round
  • D-M Airmen paint planes for protection

    Stepping into the paint barn on D-M feels like being on the set of the movie "E.T." or "Outbreak." Airmen are dressed up in white hazardous material suits like the actors in those films, except they're not looking for a candy-munching life form or trying to stop a deadly disease from spreading. The Airmen are trying to stop the disastrous spread of