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D-M Airmen participate in exercise Cactus Flag

Airment from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., participated in the annual Cactus Flag exercise, which began operations Dec. 4, 2017.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Carlos Treviño Local

San Antonio civic leaders go west, experience Total Force

"Go west, young man" American author Horace Greeley said about America's expansion westward. Recently, 22 civic leaders from the San Antonio area did just that during the 433rd Airlift Wing's Civic Leaders' Tour to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16-17, 2017.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson Local

AF, Apple building maintenance efficiency

Most people hear the words Apple and think either a fruit or an electronic device, but for the 924th Fighter Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., it means efficiency.

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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.

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Military aviation leaders discuss readiness, urge budget certainty

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress today on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.


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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore
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D-M Airmen participate in exercise Cactus Flag

Posted  December 13, 2017

Airment from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., participated in the annual Cactus Flag exercise, which began operations Dec. 4, 2017.

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Defense

Raytheon completes first lot production of Small Diameter Bomb II

Posted  December 13, 2017

Raytheon has completed Lot 1 production of the Small Diameter Bomb II, a new  weapon that will give fighter pilots the ability to destroy moving targets at any time and in all-weather conditions. The U.S. Air Force has also contracted with Raytheon to produce Lots 2 and 3. The SDB II™ bomb is a gliding…

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Events

2018 Thunder and Lightning Open House rescheduled for 2019

Posted  December 8, 2017

The 2018 Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Open House slated for March 17-18 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., has been rescheduled to March 23-24, 2019.  The air show was moved to better accommodate performer requirements and give Arizona the chance to host an airshow annually by establishing alternating years for Luke Air Force Base…

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Health & Safety

When using heaters, beware of carbon monoxide

Posted  December 8, 2017

As the temperature drop here in the Sonoran desert the time has finally arrived to turn on your heaters. With that there is an increased risk of carbon monoxide being produced in your home. Carbon monoxide is a byproduct of incomplete combustion and is often called the invisible killer and can have devastating results for…

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Chaplains host coping with grief workshop

Posted  December 6, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Tech. Sgt. Huey Wyche, 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instrumental flight control systems technician, discusses a past grieving experience with Capt. Thomas Webb, 355th Fighter Wing chaplain, during the coping with grief workshop at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2017. The coping with grief workshop…

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