Events

March 22, 2012

Local Briefs March 23, 2012

2012 Air Force Assistance Fund kick-off breakfast

Davis-Monthan AFB will kick off our AFAF season with a breakfast March 26 at the Mirage Club, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Come join us for a traditional breakfast buffet of scrambled eggs, biscuits and all the fixings. Share in camaraderie with base leadership and fellow personnel assigned to Davis-Monthan and hear firsthand accounts of how the Air Force Assistance Fund has personally touched the lives of our fellow co-workers and friends. The deadline to sign-up is March 21! Please sign up with your Unit Program Officer.

 

D-M Outdoor Flea Market

March 24, 8 – 11 a.m., Heritage Park

 

Spring to the Outdoors Recreation Expo

March 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bama Park

Have you ever ridden a trikke, handcycle or tandem-bicycle? Shot a paintball gun? Do you know about ALL the camping and boating gear Outdoor Receation has to offer? Spring to Bama Park where ODR will be show-casing all of their equipment. Try out our new ‘toys’ and learn about all the different programs ODR has to offer! Free food and prize give-a-ways will be available! (while supplies last)

 

Community Center UGT (You Got Talent)

April 21, 1 – 4 p.m., Youth Center

Family and teen talent competition! Compete in one of six catagories. For more information, call the Community Center at 228-3500.

 

Auto Hobby Shop: Basic Auto Prevention Maintenance Classes

April 7, 10-11 a.m., $5 (5 students max.)

Learn basic auto maintenance. The class is a great way to expose new drivers to basic maintenance tasks.

 

5K Fun Run

On March 23 at 10 a.m., Tech. Sgt. Eric Griggs, 25th Operational Weather Squadron, is chairing a festive 5K Fun Run at Sunglow Rd. in celebration of Women’s History Month. All Desert Lightning Team members, spouses, and children are welcome and encouraged to attend. Griggs can be contacted at 228-7650.

 

Scheduled power outage

On March 28 there will be an electrical outage along Yuma Road east of Taxiway E for approximately 1 hour between the hours of 7 – 8 a.m. impacting the new Contractor’s yard, Site 5, the dog kennels, the horse stables and the gun range. If there are any other concerns on the day of the outage please contact the CE service desk at 228-3171.

 

Society of Military Widows to meet

The Society of Military Widows will meet for business meeting, luncheon and program at noon, the 3rd Saturday of the month at Atria Bell Court Gardens,6653 E. Carondelet. Please, make your reservations to Virginia Lind Sanborn 721-8091, two weeks prior to the meeting.




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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airmen 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau)

Davis-Monthan Airman helps Tucsonan

One weather forecaster’s self-aid buddy care training quickly resurfaced when she witnessed a car accident outside the gates of Davis-Monthan. Senior Airman Amanda Boone, 355th Operations Support Squadron weather forecaster, ...
 
 

U.S. Air Force to kick off COOL program

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (AFNS) — The Community College of the Air Force officially launched the Air Force Credentialing Opportunities On-Line program March 16. Air Force COOL is a pathway for enlisted Airmen to earn industry recognized professional certifications and licenses to enhance their active-duty work and to prepare them as they transition to...
 
 

Military leads the way in equal opportunity

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — What does it take to change a nation? What force has the power to move millions of people in their fundamental views of the world? For Christopher Daniels, a U.S. Air Force colonel, that answer is simple: leadership. In his words, “The true agent of change is true leadership.”...
 

 

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders to receive Congressional Gold Medal

(U.S. Air Force photo) On April 18, 1942, Airmen of the U.S. Army Air Forces, led by Lt. Col. James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle, carried the Battle of the Pacific to the heart of the Japanese empire with a surprising and daring raid on military targets at Tokyo, Yokohama, Yokosuka, Nagoya, and Kobe. This heroic attack...
 
 

AFAF gives all Airmen a chance to pay it forward

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s Sept. 12, 2005. Senior Airman Dennis Hutchison is recovering from a hard day’s work on the flightline of Robbins Air Force Base, Georgia, when he receives a call that tragedy had struck. “I got a notification from my family that my father had passed away,” Hutchison said. “I immediately contacted...
 
 

Rocketry Club ready to take flight this weekend

TUCSON, Arizona – On March 28 and 29, hundreds of rockets will soar into the Tucson sky at Desert Heat 2015. Rocket enthusiasts from around the Southwest will gather for this annual two-day rocketry event, where there’s no cost to watch, and kids always fly free. The rockets that will be launched vary in size...
 




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