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  • DOD announces use of masks, other public health measures

    Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III signed a memo Feb. 4 that, effective immediately, directs all individuals on military installations and all individuals performing official duties on behalf of the Department from any location other than the individual’s home, including outdoor shared spaces, to wear masks in accordance with the most current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
  • Celebrating Black History Month

    Whether it be local or nation-wide recognition, all contributions and endeavors, grand or small, made by African Americans should be appreciated and celebrated. Let us not take for granted the opportunities given to us as Americans and to look towards bettering the future.
  • DM opens new lodging facility

    The new Air Force Inns lodging facility held its grand opening ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Jan. 27, 2021. The $60 million facility provides increased capacity, modernized amenities and replaced the existing lodging facility.
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
  • Red Flag 21-1 kicks off at Nellis

    Southern Nevada residents may notice an increase in military aircraft activity from Jan. 25 through Feb. 12 as Nellis begins Red Flag 21-1, one of the U.S. Air Force’s largest combat training exercises.
  • 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group returns final T-1A to training operations

    A fleet of hail-damaged T-1A “Jayhawk” trainers are now back in the air thanks to a unique repair and maintenance mission performed by the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.
  • 355th Wing member Spark Tank 2021 finalists

    It’s been nearly a year since Master Sgt. Gabrial Valenzuela, Capt. David Coyle and Lt. Adam Treece were selected as co-winners of Spark Tank 2020 for their Smart Weapons Loading Checklist and Low-Cost Threat Emitter concepts.
  • The life of Dr. King

    The life of Dr. King was filled with sacrifice, commitment, and perseverance. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was more than a man, he was also a movement.
  • Strength Through Faith

    Despite the rise in COVID-19 cases, the 355th Wing Chapel has adjusted to meet the religious needs of its Airmen.
  • Davis-Monthan begins administering COVID-19 vaccine

    The 355th Medical Group began administering the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Jan. 6, 2021.