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  • Bringing Airmen's ideas to life

    Lightning Spark, the 355th Wing Innovation Office, began their mission to shorten the rescue and attack processes, through innovation in July 2021. In June 2022, a charter was signed that officially made the 355th WIO a Wing Staff Agency as well as defined its roles, responsibilities and rules. This

  • Combat Operations Leader Training Course

    The 354th Fighter Squadron (Bulldogs) hosted the Combat Operations Leader Training course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, July 13-15, 2022. This course is designed to develop company grade officers and senior non-commissioned officers from Air Combat Command’s Lead Wings into proficient

  • Under the Helmet

    The U.S. Air Force 355th Civil Engineer Squadron leadership team participated in the Under the Helmet event on the fire training grounds at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, June 17, 2022. The purpose of this event was to give leadership a live-in experience of what 355th CES Airmen have to

  • Homecoming

    Family and friends greet redeploying members assigned to the 355th Wing and 563rd Rescue Group on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, June 7, 2022. After an overseas deployment supporting the Air Force mission, these members returned home to their families.

  • D-Day codename "Operation Overlord"

    In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, still long before the sun began its rise, the thunderous drone of over a thousand Allied aircraft taking to the skies awakened residents near the several aerodromes in England. The aircraft represented the first phase of "Operation Overlord," the Allied

  • MWD: the beast defender

    U.S. Air Force 355th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handlers are responsible for caring and training all assigned MWDs to protect and defend military installations by detecting potential explosive ordinances and illegal substances. MWDs are also trained to respond upon command to

  • MARE; DM is Always Prepared

    Major Accident Response Exercises are held quarterly at DM and incorporated into the 355th Wing's readiness training. These exercises are also scheduled before air shows and the annual Heritage Flight Training Course, so personnel are primed for any base emergency.

  • Multi-capable Air Force

    As an Air Combat Command Lead Wing, conducting regular multi-capable Airmen training ensures the 355th Wing is prepared to take on any task or situation they may encounter while downrange. This two week training includes multiple strategies in entry control point procedures, medical readiness

  • Air, earth, water, but especially fire

    The 355th Wing is continually enhancing the partnership between Davis-Monthan and the local community, but especially when it comes to fighting fire.

  • Search and Rescue: taking survival skillsets to new heights

    U.S. Air Force members from the 563rd Rescue Group forward deployed to Camp Navajo, Arizona, from Jan. 24-28, 2022, to complete cold weather survival training while implementing agile combat employment by operating and flying out of a contingency location at a higher elevation of about 7,100 feet.