January 5, 2018

Year in Review: February

Fighter aircraft from the World War II era rest on the flightline during the 2017 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 12, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Ariz., Feb. 12, 2017. The modern aircraft that participated in this year’s HFTCC were the F-35 Lightning II, the F-22 Raptor, the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the A-10C Thunderbolt II. The historic aircraft included the P-51 and T-51 Mustang, the P-40 Warhawk, the P-38 Lightning, the P-47 Thunderbolt, the T-33 Shooting Star and the F-86 Sabre.

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Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 1

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Air Combat Command: The base is home to the 355th Fighter Wing, responsible for training and deploying A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots. D-M’s aircraft inventory includes 84 A-10Cs, 15 EC-130H Compass Calls, seven HC-130J Combat Kings, 15 HH-60G Pavehawks, a contingent of F-16 Fighting Falcons and 4,000 assorted aircraft in the 309th...

Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 2

355th Operations Support Squadron Mission: Supports the 355th Fighter Wing combat missions tasked by the President, the Secretary of Defense and the Chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The squadron also directs operational support functions including airfield, air traffic control, and weather services, weapons and tactics, plans and exercises, intelligence and aircrew flight equipment...

Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 3

355th Communications Squadron Mission: Provide 355th FW, 12th AF HQ, and tenant units’ command, control, communications, and computer capability with mobile and fixed communications systems, official mail and knowledge operations support. Secure critical base-wide information resources and exchanges. Anticipate and respond to dynamic customer and mission needs. Deploy professional communicati...