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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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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D-M hosts 9/11 ceremony

Posted September 13, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Airman Angel Akino, 355th Fighter Wing honor guardsmen, plays taps during the 9/11 Remembrance ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 11, 2017. More than 100 Airmen and civilians attended the ceremony to honor those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist…

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Holocaust Day of Remembrance

Posted May 15, 2015 by (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz)

Pawel Linchter, Holocaust survivor, recites the prayer “Mourner’s Kaddish” in Hebrew while Senior Airman Delanie Gray, 355th Comptroller Squadron, listens during the Holocaust Day of Remembrance at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, May 7. The “Mourner’s Kaddish” is a prayer of remembrance, which Gray translated in English for the audience. U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt Charles…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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