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‘I will give you my best. I promise.’

Posted November 22, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Erich Smith

Brig. Gen. Andrew MacDonald took command of the 162nd Wing in a ceremony Nov. 5 at the Tucson International Airport.

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Raytheon plans Southern Arizona expansion

Posted November 18, 2016 by

Raytheon plans to expand its Southern Arizona operations by adding nearly 2,000 jobs at the Missile Systems business headquarters over a five year period.

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For retirees, by retirees

Posted November 15, 2016 by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour U.S. Navy retired Senior Chief Petty Officer Allen Estes, D-M’s Retiree Activities Office manager, and his wife Barbara Estes, D-M’s RAO editor and receptionist, pose for a portrait at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Nov. 9, 2016. Alan and Barbara volunteer their time to provide services and information…

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AFREP cuts costs with in-house repairs

Posted November 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

The Air Force has tens of thousands of pieces of equipment in its inventory. Coming across broken components is inevitable.

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Gunning for Success

Posted October 31, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

The A-10C Thunderbolt II’s arsenal creates a sound that is unforgettable; it puts fear into our enemies and exhilarates our forces.

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48th RQS maintains AIE proficiency

Posted October 24, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier Pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron load gear on an HH-60G Pave Hawk in preparation for alternate insertion/extraction training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 18, 2016. The 48th RQS deploys worldwide in support of national security objectives and homeland defense, providing highly trained…

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AMUs go warhead to head during load competition

Posted October 12, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Airman Nathan H. Barbour Staff Sgt. Leon Jones, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew chief, inspects an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile that was loaded onto an A-10C Thunderbolt II during a load crew of the quarter competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 7, 2016. The load crews were evaluated…

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Training detachment expands maintainers’ knowledge AF-wide

Posted October 10, 2016 by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier

From the outside, it’s a barren building with no windows and few travelers through the doors, but down its concrete halls, Airmen from all over the world are expanding their knowledge on aircraft maintenance.

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Pioneering new ground

Posted October 7, 2016 by Maj. Shannon Vinson

As the Air Force Reserve Command’s only unit-equipped, both actively and classically associated organization, the 924th Fighter Group stood up at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Ariz., in the spring of 2014.

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355th SFS: A day in the life of a defender

Posted October 7, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby U.S. Air Force military working dog Ootter, assigned to the 355th Security Forces Squadron, barks at another 355th SFS member during a demonstration at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 29, 2016. The 355th SFS mission is to protect, defend and fight to enable Air…

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