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D-M awarded ACC-level CINC award

Posted November 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — Air Combat Command announced Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., as the 2016 ACC Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence award recipient. Established in 1985 by President Ronald Reagan, the CINC Installation Excellence award recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who maintain and operate U.S. installations. “Congratulations to all of you,” said…

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ANGEL THUNDER to bring increased flying in Arizona

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The 8th annual ANGEL THUNDER Personnel Recovery exercise will take place May 30 – June 13, here and throughout the southwest. ANGEL THUNDER is the world’s largest Personnel Recovery exercise, integrating sister services and numerous state, national, multinational and interagency assets dedicated to saving lives in incredible circumstances. Davis-Monthan provides an ideal training location due…

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‘Making energy efficiency a consideration in all we do’

Posted March 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

D-M was recognized for being an energy efficiency installation by Tucson Electric Power during the Bright Energy Efficiency award presentation at TEP’s headquarters building, Feb. 11, 2015. The BrightEE award is given to customers who have reduced their energy use and lowered their monthly electric bills by adopting significant energy efficiency measures according to TEP….

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Tucson Chapter of the DFC Society renamed

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(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Chris Massey/Released) A plaque with a picture of U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Charles M. Walling and the new name of the Tucson Chapter of the Distinguished Flying Cross Society was unveiled at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2016. Walling died while flying an F4C Phantom…

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SecAF & U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy visit Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Posted March 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Deputy Secretary of Energy Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall visited Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for the first time to gain firsthand knowledge about the various missions operations, priorities, capabilities, March 9. The officials also visited the base to discuss D-M’s significant contributions…

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355th FW awarded first ever Outstanding IG rating

Posted June 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The Air Combat Command Inspector General team gave the 355th Fighter Wing an Outstanding rating during a Unit Effectiveness Inspection Capstone, April 25-29. This is the first time a unit in the Air Force has received an outstanding rating since the new grading scale was put into motion April…

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AMUs go warhead to head during load competition

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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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41st Electronic Combat Squadron

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Mission: Conducts operations designed to degrade the transfer of information essential to command and control of enemy weapons systems and other resources. The squadron also conducts mission qualification training for EC-130H flight crews, mission crews and support personnel. Vision: Provides war-fighting commanders with combat-ready EC-130H Compass Call aircraft and aircrews trained to execute electronic attack…

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Making military members smile

Posted October 13, 2015 by 2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts

TUCSON, Ariz. — A local dentist provided complimentary dental services to three members of the 162nd Wing on August 22, 2015. Dr. Jeffrey Roberts from Tucson Spectrum Dentistry belongs to a group of dental offices that offer free services one day a year.  This year Roberts elected to give this opportunity to service members at the 162nd….

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Pride in perfection

Posted November 12, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — The constant strive for perfection, pride in their aircraft, and responsibility of knowing they have someone’s life in their hands; these are a few examples of what A-10C Thunderbolt II crew chiefs have resting on their shoulders each day. “The never ending pursuit of perfection is what the job demands,”…

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