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2018 Thunder and Lightning Open House rescheduled for 2019

Posted December 8, 2017 by

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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D-M Airmen march in Tucson Veterans Day Parade

Posted November 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

TUCSON, Ariz. — Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base participated in the Tucson Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11. A formation of more than 100 Airmen, consisting of D-M Honor Guardsmen, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technicians in full gear and Airmen from various units, marched in the streets of downtown Tucson. “I was able to…

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Exchange Toy Book makes spirits bright

Posted October 22, 2015 by emmauribe

DALLAS –  Military shoppers can fill their sleighs with the hottest toys for children of all ages this holiday season with help from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Toy Book, which features a selection of gifts both in-store and online. The 32-page shopping guide, available Oct. 23 in the continental United States and Nov. 6…

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Cookie Crunch

Posted November 23, 2015 by
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D-M holds annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

Posted April 30, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore Col. Chad Balettie, 355th Fighter Wing vice commander, lights a candle during Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., April 23, 2018. The candle lighting was part of a ceremony that memorialized the six million Jews and millions of…

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Tucson Veterans Day Parade 2016

Posted November 15, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, and his wife Col. Kim Campbell, 612th Theater Operations Group commander, arrive at the Tucson Veterans Day Parade in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 11, 2016. Scott Campbell is responsible for one of the largest installations and flying operations in the Air…

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ASBP to host blood drive at D-M

Posted January 30, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

The Armed Services Blood Program is scheduled to host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Tech. Sgt. Arthur J. Benko Fitness Center on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The ASBP is the official U.S. military blood and blood product supplier for deployed military members. Their mission…

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A-10 demonstration team to perform during 2018 airshow season

Posted October 6, 2017 by by Public Affairs

The U.S. Air Force A-10 demonstration team will once again display the capabilities of the Thunderbolt II at approximately 14 shows throughout the 2018 airshow season. The A-10 demonstration team last flew in 2011. The A-10 flew exclusively with the Air Force Heritage Flight program in 2012 and 2017. Specifically designed for close-air support, the…

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Starry, Snowy, Southwest Night held at Bama Park

Posted December 7, 2015 by Airman Basic Nathan H. Barbour

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — A free family event was held at Bama Park Dec. 3. The annual “Starry, Snowy, Southwest Night” was organized by the 355th Force Support Squadron and Outdoor Recreation with approximately 30 volunteer Airmen assisting during the event. Sixty tons of snow were split into two areas for people of all ages…

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9/11 strengthened resolve of 162nd Wing

Posted October 7, 2016 by by Tech. Sgt. Erich B. Smith

TUCSON, Ariz—The tragic events of 9/11 shook the foundation of peace and security for the United States. No longer could its citizens take for granted the relative tranquility of their homeland. In the aftermath of what happened in New York City, the Pentagon and in the rolling hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, the Air National Guard…

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