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  • Detachment 1, 355th Wing activated at Nellis

    The 355th Wing activated Detachment 1, 355th Wing, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during a ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, June 15, 2020.
  • Maintaining ground power

    The 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s Aerospace Ground Equipment flight maintains, inspects and supports ground equipment for Davis-Monthan’s flight line.
  • EOD is on the range

     The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted real-world training from March 9th to March 13th, 2020 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.The training involved locating, identifying and disposing of foreign ordnance with the intention of recovering an airfield after an attack or disposing of legacy munitions
  • MWD: Welcome to the dog show

    Weekly military working dog competitions are held on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, where scenarios like these are set up for MWD teams to test their abilities in a safe and controlled environment.
  • 563d RQG Airmen rescue injured Mexican fishermen

    Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s 563d Rescue Group traveled more than 1700 miles, to save two critically injured Mexican fishermen onboard the Mazatun fishing vessel, July 10, 2019. The fishermen were injured when their vessel’s crane collapsed more than 1300 miles southwest of San Diego in international waters at approximately 8 p.m., July 9. Fishing nets obstructed Mazatun’s propellers during the incident making the boat unable to transit under its own power. The two severely injured fishermen were transferred to Mazatun’s sister ship, Tamara, who began making the three day journey to the nearest land, a Mexican naval outpost on Socorro Island located more than approximately 840 miles away.
  • Joint Efforts Reach New Heights

    The 355th Wing is made up of diverse and dynamic teams whose mindsets are focused on mission success and maintaining high-end readiness through continuous training and exercises. On June 6, 2019, the 79th Rescue Squadron provided air support to a Combat Search and Rescue training mission. Home to the 563d and 943d Rescue Group, Davis-Monthan is capable of performing CSAR missions in austere and contested locations around the world. Rescue squadrons assigned to these groups often work together to execute CSAR missions downrange.
  • Nighttime GBU-12 build up

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron work together to build an [inert] GBU-12 Paveway II, an aerial laser-guided bomb, in a simulated deployed location on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 9, 2019. Exercising the capability to build GBU-12s in unconventional settings, the Airmen showcase
  • Holocaust Remembrance 2019

    The 355th Wing hosted its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Desert Dove Chapel, May 2, 2019. By the end of World War II in 1945, more than 6 million European Jews were killed by the Nazi regime or by the conditions they faced while in concentration camps. In 1980, the U.S. Congress established the Days of Remembrance as our nation’s annual commemoration to victims of the Holocaust and their families.
  • Thunder and Lightning over Arizona

    Thunder and Lightning over Arizona, a free, public event, is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23-24, 2019 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.
  • ASBP to host blood drive at D-M

    The Armed Services Blood Program is scheduled to host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Tech. Sgt. Arthur J. Benko Fitness Center on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.