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Pearl Harbor survivor honored at UA stadium

Posted November 4, 2016 by Air Force photographs by Senior Airman Chris Drzazgowski

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Drzazgowski) James Francis, University of Arizona senior associate director of athletics, shows Lauren Bruner, one of six living survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, a commemorative jersey to be worn by the UA Wildcats football team Sept. 16, 2016….

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby
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D-M remembers POW/MIAs

Posted September 20, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s Desert Lightning Team hosted a ceremony in honor of U.S. prisoners of war and service members missing in action at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 15.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Basic Nathan H. Barbour/Released)
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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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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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Pararescuemen train doing activites they enjoy

Posted February 5, 2016 by (U.S. Air Force photos by Carolyn Herrick)

U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Matt Gaddy, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, lands on a private skydiving field in Eloy, Ariz., Jan 13. Skydiving is an off-duty hobby he learned to love when he began to perform military jumps as part of his job. He now holds a Class C license. U.S. Air Force Reserve…

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Mentorship, adaptability key for recognized Airmen at OSAY

Posted March 27, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Erich B. Smith

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Arizona’s military citizenry honored the best of its air and ground power at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa here March 21. The 162nd Wing nominees at the Arizona National Guard’s 2015 Outstanding Soldiers and Airmen of the Year (OSAY) Banquet were as follows: For Airman of the Year category: Senior Airman Nicholas Hoffman,…

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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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Winter Wonderland

Posted November 2, 2015 by
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Air National Guard photograph by Tech. Sgt. Erich B. Smith
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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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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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