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History of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Posted April 12, 2012 by

Charles Lindbergh dedicates Davis Monthan Field: September 23, 1927 In 1925, Tucson’s City Council purchased 1,280 acres of land southeast of town to relocate the city’s municipal airport. Unknown at that time this new site would become the nucleus of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Six years earlier Tucson had the proud distinction of opening the…

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Local Briefs May 18, 2012

Posted May 17, 2012 by Staff

Annual Build-Boat Competition The 2012 Build-a-Boat competition is scheduled for May 24 at the Outdoor Rec pool. Squadrons must be present with their full crew to register nlt 8 a.m. on May 24. Boat building will be from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m., Wing Safety will inspect all water craft at 9:30 a.m., and the race…

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A fond farewell from your Chief

Posted July 26, 2012 by Chief Master Sgt. Vincent Howard

On Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. in the Base Theater, I will retire from the United States Air Force after 30 years and 2 months of active duty service.…

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Changing of the guards

Posted October 4, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths

Security officers of Chenega Corporation, formerly Tanya Walker and Company, are no longer guarding the front gates due to their contract ending Sept. 30. The 355th Security Forces Squadron will take over as permanent gate guards. The company had been in contract with the base for roughly six and a half years. The transition from…

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Local Briefs February 7, 2013

Posted February 7, 2013 by

Focus on Fathering Workshops Airman & Family Readiness Center In partnership with United Way of Tucson and First Things First, the Easter Seals Blake Foundation introduces Focus on Fathering – a group for dads about being a dad. Workshops will be held on Fridays, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn about the importance of…

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CAF week starts Monday

Posted May 16, 2013 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

The Air Combat Command-mandated, quarterly Comprehensive Airman Fitness week begins May 20, here. CAF is comprised of four pillars: physical, social, spiritual and mental fitness. Leadership has decided that for this quarter’s CAF week, the focus will be on social fitness. “CAF is an Air Force concept that is significant to mission accomplishment and personal…

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Airmen invited to participate in ‘Days of Caring’

Posted October 3, 2013 by Senior Airman Camilla Elizeu

Desert Lightning Team members have the opportunity to take part in Tucson’s 14th Annual Days of Caring Oct. 23 and Oct. 26. Annual Days of Caring is Tucson’s single largest volunteer event where thousands of people from local businesses, community groups and schools lend a hand to make a difference in the community. “United Way…

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Annual D-M 50 picnic scheduled for March 15

Posted February 20, 2014 by Senior Airman Camilla Elizeu

The annual DM-50 picnic will be held March 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bama Park here. The picnic is a free event for active duty members, families, retirees and any guests sponsored onto the base. The DM-50 will be providing a variety of free entertainment, food, drinks and events. “It is a…

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D-M Judge Advocates teach the importance of voting

Posted May 15, 2014 by Senior Airman Sivan Veazie

More than 280 students from local schools in Tucson learned about the importance of law and why U.S. Government leadership is voted upon during Law Day, May 1. Law Day is meant to emphasize the important role law plays in the foundation of the country. Law Day was originally the idea of Charles S. Rhyne,…

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Local Briefs August 28, 2014

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Retired Officers’ Spouses Club Sept. 4, 11 a.m. – Radisson Suites Tucson The Tucson Retired Officers’ Spouses Club will hold its first luncheon of the season on Thursday, Sept. 4 at Radisson Suites Tucson, 6555 E. Speedway Blvd., located just east of Wilmot Rd. The luncheon will be held in the private dining room on…

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