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Navy Knighthawks conduct joint training with Air Force Thunderbolts

Posted September 26, 2013 by Story and Photos by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

Three U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopters participated in joint training with A-10 Thunderbolt II squadrons and Combat Search and Rescue units here September 12-20. The MH-60S, similar to the Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk, traveled from the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23, Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. along with 20 flight crew members and…

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D-M supports Army Black Hawks

Posted February 13, 2014 by (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier)

Ten UH-60 Black Hawks, assigned to the 3-227th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Air Calvary Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, park on the flightline here Feb. 7. The unit was headed to California for training when they stopped at D-M for refueling.   

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Survival by Luck

Posted May 8, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman

It started on Sept. 1, 1939, more than 2,000 tanks and over 1,000 planes, broke through Polish defenses along the border and advanced on Warsaw. Within weeks the Polish army was defeated. Pawel Lichter, a survivor of the German invasion of Poland, shared his life story with the members of 12th Air Force (Air Forces…

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Local Briefs August 22, 2014

Posted August 21, 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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Retiree Will Night

Posted December 4, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

The 355th Fighter Wing Legal Office has upgraded services provided for retirees by increasing their Retiree Will Nights. With the D-M area’s retiree, snowbird, population outnumbering active duty population about 2-to-1, their need for wills to be drafted or redrafted was in high demand. This demand prompted the legal office to pool their resources together…

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Local Briefs April 3, 2015

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NARFE Chapter 55 to meet April 13, 11 a.m. – Golden Corral The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Chapter 55, will hold their next monthly luncheon meeting on Monday April 13 at the Golden Corral, 4380 East 22nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85711. The luncheon starts at 11 a.m. and ends about 1:30…

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Local Briefs July 17, 2015

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Claims notice for Airman 1st Class David A. Rhodes A1C David A. Rhodes of the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ, passed away on 1 July 2015. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased’s estate may contact the Summary Courts Officer, 2d Lt Denny Miller, at 937-815-4402, or by…

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D-M dependant opens for open house

Posted April 12, 2012 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

While other 15-year-olds are getting their learners permit, Heather Knox, daughter of Maj. Kenneth Knox, 79th Rescue Squadron assistant director of operations, is scheduled to perform the National Anthem in front of approximately 250,000 people at this year’s D-M ‘Thunder and Lightning over Arizona’ open house. “Since I am young and this is such a…

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D-M Honor Guard visit SAVAHCS

Posted June 7, 2012 by Photo by Heather Legg/SAVAHCS Medical Media Staff

The Davis-Monthan AFB Honor Guard present the colors to the attendees at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Southern Arizona VA Medical Center R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium.

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355th CES Airmen participate in night ops training

Posted August 29, 2012 by Story and Photos by Airman 1st Class Michael Washburn

Usually at 11 p.m., D-M is pretty quiet. The streets are clear of traffic and the buildings are dark and deserted.

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