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  • 55th RQS receives rescue squadron of the year award

    In the first year of partnering with the Air Rescue Association, the 55th Rescue Squadron was awarded the That Others May Live Foundation Rescue Squadron of the Year Award in 2020. This annual award is presented to an active duty, Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve rescue unit that scores highest in the categories of mission events, combat effectiveness, squadron accomplishments and community relations.
  • A new year

    Fellow airmen, I implore you, do not let time just pass by, waiting for that next benchmark in your life. Each and every day, let us look at it not as a check box we need to get through, but as an opportunity to grow and develop as Airmen and more importantly, as human beings. Let us grow in resilience and perseverance each day, and not let time pass us by, but grow into the people we are meant to be, ready to take on the next challenge that awaits us.
  • SAPR's new look

    In an effort to adjust to an ever-changing Air force, the 355th Wing is constantly finding ways to tailor to the Airmen’s needs.
  • Wing commander emphasizes mission priorities

    While following guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the 355th Wing commander held a series of virtual all calls with limited in-person attendance on Dec. 4, 2020.
  • DM unit commemorates attacks on Pearl Harbor

    A unit with history dating back to the attacks on Pearl Harbor commemorated the 79th anniversary of the tragic event with a ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Dec. 7, 2020.
  • Department of the Air Force moves Physical Fitness Assessments to April 2021, removes waist measurement from composite score permanently

    To ensure social distancing practices remain in place during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and to give Airmen and Space Professionals time to prepare, testing was delayed from October to January and is now further delayed to April.
  • Coming together from a distance

    The 355th Wing hosted its annual holiday tree lighting at the Desert Dove Chapel, Nov. 30, 2020.
  • DOD annual housing satisfaction survey begins soon

    Defense Department leaders are inviting DOD housing residents to participate in the department's annual housing satisfaction survey, which launches this month. 
  • Coming Home Whole

    In the Air Force, we deploy. That means going and getting the mission done, away from our families, friends, and loved ones, but serving our country and making sure that the people we love are safe. It can be tough to be away, and sometimes, it can be tough coming home.
  • A not so secret ingredient

    It’s thanksgiving. The table is set, everyone has arrived, and you start digging in to your favorite yearly delicacies. You fill a plate with all the fixings, but there’s one dish in particular you scoop with anticipation. Biting into what you think is your grandmother’s famous homemade casserole you quickly deduce a problem. It tastes different. Something seems to be missing. You can’t put a finger on the answer, but you know with absolute certainty what you tasted is not the casserole you grew up on.