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Air Force Association recognizes D-M pilot

Posted January 4, 2019 by

The annual joint awards dinner for the Old Pueblo Flight and Tucson’s Air Force Association Chapter was held on Dec. 6, 2018, at Davis-Monthan AFB. Each year the Daedalian Flight recognizes an active-duty pilot from Davis-Monthan AFB as its “Pilot of the Year.”  The winner was Capt. Sergio Lozano, 55th Electronic Combat Group. Lozano is…

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Year in Review: January 2018

Posted January 4, 2019 by

Senior Airman Cheyenne Powers HVAC team installs new chiller U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Henry Alexander, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment operator, directs a crane operator Jan. 30, 2018, during the positioning of a new chiller at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The installation was necessary after the previous chiller at the 563rd Operational Support…

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Year in Review: February 2018

Posted January 4, 2019 by

Airman 1st Class Michael Beyer 355th LRS conducts large-scale cargo movement U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jarett Cash, 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron air terminal representative, assists in unloading cargo onto a weigh station Feb. 9, 2018, during a training exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The exercise was held to test readiness in response…

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Year in Review: March 2018

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Airman 1st Class Michael Beyer Airman to attend medical degree prep U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shane Berger, 755th Operational Support Squadron airborne linguist, poses for a photo April 19, 2018, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Berger was accepted into a program to complete the preparatory coursework for admission to medical school while maintaining active-duty…

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Cardinals salute military members

Posted December 7, 2018 by

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 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Thompson, who reclassified into the pararescue career field more than 20…

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Staff Sgt. Charlie Rivezzo
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More cadets given opportunity to fly

Posted December 7, 2018 by by JENNIFER SPRADLIN

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — More than 530 U.S. Air Force Academy cadets from the 2019 graduating class have been matched to attend pilot training pending final qualifications and commissioning. This is a 26-percent increase over the 2018 class. “Airmanship is a large part of the academy experience, and a core part of our…

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Turn stress into strength this holiday season

Posted December 7, 2018 by

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — The holiday season presents opportunities to engage in multiple forms of resiliency. Engaging in close relationships, practicing gratitude, and participating in religious activities that promote spirituality are often helpful aspects of the holidays. However, the holidays may also create stressors that are unique to this time of year. Extra…

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Staff Sgt. Lausanne Kinder
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Reservist serves underserved communities

Posted December 7, 2018 by by Tech. Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Native Americans make-up about 1.5 percent of the U.S. population. Last month, during Native American History Month observance, we recognized their significant past and present contributions to this country, including efforts to give back to their communities. Tech. Sgt. Renelle Conner, 944th Medical Squadron dental flight chief and Reserve…

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AF academy cadets help family out of crashed car

Posted December 7, 2018 by by JENNIFER SPRADLIN

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Returning from a weekend ski trip in Breckenridge, Colorado, five Air Force Academy cadets witnessed the vehicle in front of them fishtail, turn perpendicular to the road and slide off the ridge. Fearing the passengers were injured, Cadets 3rd Class Connor Settle, Joseph Canoy, Karl Boerwinkle, Joel Krause and…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Frankie D. Moore)
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Search, rescue training puts edge on blade

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Agae, 66th Rescue Squadron special mission aviator, communicates with other pararescuemen during the Tiger Rescue VI exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Frankie D. Moore) U.S. Air Force pararescuemen with the 66th Rescue Squadron approach a simulated isolated person during the Tiger Rescue VI exercise in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 3, 2018….

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