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Ready for anything

Posted February 8, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Airman Frankie D. Moore Tech. Sgt. Edward Israel, 355th Wing Inspector General inspector, examines the processes of a simulated aircraft crash exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2019. As an examiner, Israel must take note of faults in the exercise so they may be fixed for real world…

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F-35 demos new bag of tricks at D-M air show

Posted February 1, 2019 by by Staff Sgt. JENSEN STIDHAM

As one of the premier acts at the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona air show, March 23 and 24 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team has something new in its bag of tricks. Capt. Andrew Olson, demonstration team commander and pilot, has spent much of the last three months designing,…

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Give blood to sustain life

Posted February 1, 2019 by

The Armed Services Blood Program is conducting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 4 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Benko Gym.  It is open to all service members, their spouses and Defense Department civilians.    The ASBP is the official military blood program and sole provider of blood to Iraq and…

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March 23 and 24 at Davis-Month AFB

Posted February 1, 2019 by

Free admission The 2019 Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Air Show promises to be a weekend packed with heart-pounding air performances and family friendly activities. This is your chance to get up close and personal with the aircraft and pilots. Although general admission is free, a limited amount of premium seating is available while supplies…

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Get free tax return preparation on base

Posted February 1, 2019 by

The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Office is gearing up for tax season. D-M AFB VITA volunteers are trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service to prepare a variety of returns for our military community. This is a free service for any active-duty members, dependents (with military ID), National Guard, Reserve,…

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Team D-M, A-10 Demo Team help local youth A.I.M. High

Posted January 30, 2019 by

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona held the first Aviation, Inspiration and Motivation High Outreach Program on Jan. 26, 2019.

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One base, one boss: 355th wing strengthens mission competence

Posted January 5, 2019 by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims and Airman Frankie Moore

After winning the 2018 U.S. Air Force Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence award, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona continued to strengthen its mission competence by officially re-designating as the 355th Wing on Jan. 2, 2019.

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Digital Guardians: Installation Cyber Security

Posted December 28, 2018 by Airman Frankie D. Moore

Due to technology’s exponential growth, access to powerful computers and dynamic software has become increasingly easier for a wide margin of people to obtain.

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Propulsion back shop pushes forward

Posted November 19, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

The 355th Component Maintenance Squadron TF-34 Propulsion back shop at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., has reached a goal not seen in years. The shop is responsible for maintaining and repairing A-10 Thunderbolt II engines that have sustained damage as well as keep a stock pile of spares. Earlier in 2018 they set a record by producing 10 war-ready engines, but have now surpassed that with 15 spares.

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Citizen-Warrior: Military, police work go hand-in-hand for Guard member

Posted November 5, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Erich B. Smith

Air Force Staff Sgt. Rodrigo Acosta, a security forces specialist with the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing in Tucson, said he felt fortunate to belong to an Arizona-based unit when he deployed to Kuwait last summer.

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