(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen)
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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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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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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby
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Strengthening Resiliency through Diversity

Posted April 19, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby Dancers from the Filipino-American Sampaguita Club of Tucson perform during a cultural awareness festival at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 17, 2017. The festival, titled Strengthening Resiliency through Diversity, included informational booths, food tastings, guest speakers and live events from different cultures, ethnicities and…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore
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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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Living history at Planes of Fame Air Museum

Posted October 6, 2015 by

The monthly Living History Event at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif., is set for 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 3. The museum opens at 9 a.m. This month’s theme is ‘Pioneering Experimental and Jet Aircraft” and will feature the Northrop N9MB flying wing. A speaker panel of distinguished aviation experts, historians and veterans…

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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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First Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event a success

Posted April 24, 2015 by 2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts

The 162nd Wing’s Air Wing Integrator hosted her first Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event on April 10 at the Hilton Garden Inn Tucson International Airport. Christina Desiato began working here last September with a purpose, to assist deployed service members throughout the deployment cycle, and the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program is her number one priority….

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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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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier
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Heritage Flight to bring airpower to Super Bowl LII

Posted January 29, 2018 by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier

While many families, friends and football fans gather to watch Super Bowl LII, members of the U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight are scheduled to visit Minnesota to represent the Air Force during the event.

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