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March 2, 2018
 

Desert Destinations: Humphreys Peak

Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Humphreys
The Peak towers over Coconino National Forest, located just north of Flagstaff. Humphreys Peak is Arizona’s highest landmass with an elevation of 12,633 feet

An elevation sign stands atop the summit of Humphreys Peak. Humphreys Peak is Arizona’s highest point and the tallest mountain in the San Francisco Peaks.

Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, hikes Humphreys Summit Trail north of Flagstaff. The trail is a 9.5-mile out-and-back route with rocky terrain recommended for experienced hikers.




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Cardinals salute military members

Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Members of the 306th and 68th Rescue Squadrons pose Nov. 18 with Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Thompson, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, for a picture during the Arizona Cardinals Salute to Service game ...
 
 
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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – December 7, 2018

Desert Lightning News – Digital and print publication serving Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson AZ and surrounding communities Happy Holidays to everyone at D-M AFB, from the staff of Aerotech News! Click on the link below for a digi...
 
 

Eyes wide open: The time we saved a life

F. E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. — As Airmen, we are constantly preparing to be ready for the worst days of our lives. We live by a fit-to-fight ethos and maintain readiness for the most extreme of emergency situations. Sometimes, though, we realize we aren’t just prepared to fight for our lives, we remember...