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Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance

Posted April 24, 2019 by

The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition. The changes highlighted include authorization of the two-piece Flight Duty Uniform in garrison and updated patch guidance for the OCP uniform. “During…

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Black Sheep still up for 214th AG mission

Posted April 5, 2019 by by Senior Airman GIOVANNI SIMS

About 60 years ago, at an undisclosed location, ground troops would sit for hours and sometimes days on top of a hill collecting information on our adversaries; a reconnaissance both dangerous and demanding. The grueling winter nights and scorching summer days made this mission an arduous one, but these Airmen were dedicated day in and…

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CAS teams help Airmen meet new challenges

Posted April 5, 2019 by by Senior Airman CHEYENNE POWERS

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Airmen are known to be strong, resilient and hard-charging. Time and again the base has proven to be one of the best and has never backed down from the high-end fight. The base and Airmen have gone through many changes that have resulted in a higher operation tempo with very little…

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2019 USAF Test Pilot School applications due May 29

Posted March 25, 2019 by Kat Bailey

Application packages for the 2019 U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School selection board are due by May 29. The board is set to convene at the Air Force’s Personnel Center July 29 through Aug. 2, and will consider Total Force officer and current Air Force civilian applicants to attend training as early as July 2020.

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2019 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign

Posted March 20, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Blake Gonzales

The 2019 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign began March 18 and runs through April 26. Air Force bases worldwide support the Air Force Assistance Fund, a campaign to support Air Force charities that benefit all members of the Air Force family. AFAF covers four charities: the Air Force Aid Society, the General and Curtis E….

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D-M Leaders

Posted March 15, 2019 by

355th Wing Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is one of the largest installations and flying operations in the U.S. Air Force, with 34 mission partners, more than 11,000 Airmen, 150 aircraft and $50 billion in assets. It is comprised of 20 squadrons, two of which are fighter squadrons. The 355th Wing provides A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft…

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Information assists air show attendees

Posted March 15, 2019 by

1. Craycroft and Swan gates will be used for all non-ID card holders and handicapable. • Both gates will open at 9 a.m. both days of the Air Show. • All non-ID card holders will be directed to general parking. Expect up to a half-mile walk to the show floor. • All handicapable will be…

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AIR SHOW FAQs

Posted March 15, 2019 by

From fast, formation military demonstrations, to gravity-defying aerobatic acts to rocket-propelled trucks, parachutists, and a host of on-the-ground displays and activities, a day at the air show is a fantastic and memorable experience, whether you’re an avid aviation fan or just love a great show. Tens of millions of spectators attend air shows every year,…

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Shockwave Jet Truck

Posted March 15, 2019 by

The world-famous Shockwave Jet Truck is one of three of the world’s fastest jet-powered trucks and will perform at the 2019 Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Air Show and Open house. Shockwave is a custom-built race truck equipped with three huge J34-48 Pratt & Whitney jet engines originally out of the U.S. Navy T2 Buckeye….

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