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12th Air Force prepares for Blue Flag Exercise

Posted January 31, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin

The 612th Air and Space Operations Center is currently preparing for a blue flag exercise. The expected dates of the exercise are February 5 – 15. The blue flag exercise is used to certify the 612th AOC as a combined air and space operations center and to certify Lt. Gen. Robin Rand as the combined…

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Angel Thunder: Korean War POW offers perspective

Posted May 16, 2013 by Maj. Sarah Schwennesen 

Fusilier Derek Kinne, a prisoner of war during the Korean War, helped bring realism to the start of Angel Thunder 13, with his opening remarks to the 500 participants. Kinne was awarded the George Cross Medal for valor he showed in withstanding torture at the hands of the Chinese Communist forces during the Korean War….

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Local Briefs October 4, 2013

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Officers’ Spouses’ Club to meet Join the Officers’ Spouses’ in playing Bunko on October 17 at the “Bookno” Luncheon.  11 a.m. -1 p.m. at the Mirage Club.  Reservations required by October 14.  Go to www.dmosc.org to make a reservation. Society of Military Widows to meet The Society of Military Widows will have their luncheon at…

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Local Briefs

Posted February 20, 2014 by

Leaders Are Readers Book Club Are you looking for some mentorship and development? Do you like to read? Then Leaders are Readers is for you! Our purpose is to enhance the professional growth of all Desert Lighting Team members through reading and mentoring. Leaders are Readers discuss leadership novels from the CSAF Reading List as…

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Local Briefs May 16, 2014

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NARFE Chapter 1874 to meet May 19, 11:30 a.m. – Golden Corral Restaurant Current and retired Federal employees, spouses, guests, and visitors are invited to join NARFE Chapter 1874 at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 6865 N. Thornydale Dr.  The May meeting will be on Monday, May 19. (Senior menu $7.95)  Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m….

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski)
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D-M pilots have lunch with unique veterans

Posted August 21, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski

Pilots from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base met with members from the Veterans of Underage Military Service during a lunch in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 13. VUMS is an organization consisting of individuals who served in any branch of the United States Armed Services before they were of legal age to do so. Maj. Christopher Palmer, 357th…

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(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)
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Thanksgiving Dorm Bash held at D-M

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz)
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Air Force Chief of Staff visits D-M

Posted April 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III visited Davis-Monthan Air Force Base March 25. Welsh made stops at several organizations including the 355th Fighter Wing, the 354th Fighter Squadron, the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group and also held an all-call at the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hangar. During the all-call, Welsh…

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Matt Chapman

Posted April 12, 2012 by

Matt Chapman is recognized as an extraordinary aerobatic pilot who brings thrills to millions of airshow fans each summer. Chapman began flying aerobatics in 1984 and quickly worked his way up to the highest level of competition aerobatics–the unlimited category. Recognized for his skills, Chapman won one of only five slots on the U.S. Unlimited…

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Airmen, family members put the pedal to the metal

Posted June 7, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Michael Washburn

Members from D-M and their families gathered at the Southwestern International Raceway to find out who would be bringing home the trophy at a drag racing tournament May 30. “Two years ago, when Colonel…

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