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  • Relax with Family Advocacy

    There is a common misconception that Family Advocacy only handles abuse cases, but that's not true.On 3 March, the Family Advocacy Office held a relaxation class as a part of CAF Day. I participated in this class and was honestly skeptical. I thought it was going to be one of those "let's all sit in a circle and share our feelings" class but I was
  • The German Bulldog

    A North Atlantic Treaty Organization officer was given the opportunity to foster a bilateral relationship through the Exchange Officer Program which ends today.German Air Force Maj. Andreas Jeschek, attached to the 354th Fighter Squadron as an A-10 Thunderbolt pilot, has been part of the program since 2011 and his tour here ends today.An exchange
  • Lift to Compete

    Airman 1st Class Molly Moloney, 355th Fighter Wing general law paralegal, competed in the National Physique Committee Natural Outlaw Competition at the Fox Theater in Tucson, Ariz., March 15. The NPC Natural Outlaw Competition is for both men and women wanting to compete in body building, figure, fitness, bikini and physique. Moloney decided six
  • Tucson offers DLT opportunity to horse around

    The city of Tucson, and its always sunny climate, allows for a plethora of outdoor sports options for military families to participate in, such as soccer, football, tennis or hiking.However, some Davis-Monthan families have found their niché in the less common, but also accessible, sport of horseback riding.Keegan Rawls is one of those few; the
  • D-M Airman to be honored as a Tucson Father of the Year

    The Father's Day Council Tucson has chosen a Desert Lightning Team member as a 2014 Tucson Father of the Year.Capt. Joshua Palochak, 41st Electronic Combat Squadron senior mission crew commander, is one of six Tucson fathers who will be honored during an awards gala June 13. Each honoree will be recognized for mastering the balancing act of career,
  • Old Dawgs & Pups recognize one of D-M’s Finest

    The Old Dawgs & Pups organization recently visited the kennel here and presented Staff Sgt. Aaron Escalante, 355th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, with their Alpha Dog Coin. The Alpha Dog Coin is one of the more prestigious awards presented by Old Dawgs & Pups. Escalante is only the sixteenth recipient of the award since Old
  • Surviving the Summer in Arizona

    With summer on the way, there are a few extra precautions that Airmen and their families should take before heading outdoors. Tech. Sgt. Mathew Anderson, 355th Fighter Wing ground safety noncommissioned officer, and Cindy Davis, the Health and Wellness Center's community dietician share helpful tips to keep Airmen safe during the Arizona summer.
  • From detection to relaxation

    D-M held its first official retirement ceremony for a military working dog, Feb. 19.Dexter, a 355th Security Force Squadron MWD, retired due to a medical condition after more than three years of honorable service.Dexter, a 5- year-old German Shepard, entered the U.S. Air Force at the age of two on Oct. 29, 2009, at Lackland AFB, Texas where he
  • D-M Airman is recognized for his work overseas

    Master Sgt. Bruce Archer, 355th Security Forces Squadron defender, was presented the bronze star for his work in Afghanistan, Jan. 10.Archer spent a year in Afghanistan working as the sole advisor for the Afghan Security Forces Company Commander, six Afghan Technical school instructors and over 100 security forces personnel.Having been a prior