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162nd hosts Dutch air force commander

Posted June 23, 2017 by 1st Lt. Lacey Roberts

Lt. Gen. Dennis Luyt, the commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force, spent the day visiting Airmen at the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing located at the Tucson International Airport and the evening attending a graduation for his newest fighter pilots June 16, 2017. 

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U.S. Army awards Raytheon $116.4 million contract for Long-Range Precision Fires technology maturation and risk reduction

Posted June 12, 2017 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon a $116.4 million contract to enter the technological maturation and risk reduction phase of the Long-Range Precision Fires program. LRPF is a new, longer-range surface-to-surface weapon that can defeat fixed land targets out to 499 kilometers which replaces the existing Army Tactical Missile System. Raytheon’s LRPF solution, named…

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162nd hosts bring a buddy event

Posted June 9, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Gregory Ferreira

TUCSON, Ariz. — The 162nd Wing based at Tucson International Airport, initiated the first “Bring Your Buddy to Work” event during the Unit Training Assembly June 2, 2017. Members of the wing were encouraged to invite a guest to participate in this one day event and inform them about the role the 162nd Wing plays…

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68th RQF transitions to 68th RQS

Posted June 5, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour

As the only human based weapon system in the Air Force, Guardian Angel must have highly trained personnel dedicated to the Air Force core function of Personnel Recovery.

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D-M, local community attend Air Force Partnership meeting

Posted June 2, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base leadership and local Tucson community leaders attended an Air Force Community Partnership annual update meeting at the Pima County Abrams Public Health Center in Tucson, Ariz., May 25, 2017.

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Ground-breaking base-wide improvements

Posted June 2, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

The 355th Communications Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., held a ground-breaking ceremony at Heritage Hangar, May 24.

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The Women of Quail Creek

Posted May 26, 2017 by Video by Tech. Sgt. Micah Hill

The Women of Quail Creek Host a Baby Shower at the 162nd Wing in Tucson, Ariz.

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Arizona Marine competes in international sniper competition

Posted May 26, 2017 by

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Bernadette Wildes Sgt. Johnathon Solinsky spots for a Marine calibrating an M40A6 sniper rifle, May 14, 2017, as part of the Australian Army Skills at Arms Meeting, in Puckapunyal, Australia. The meet brings together 20 countries to compete in a variety of competitions, including the pistol, rifle and machine…

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Former 12th Air Force/CCC Article 32 hearing scheduled

Posted May 23, 2017 by

JOINT BASE LANGLEY EUSTIS, Va. — An Article 32 hearing has been scheduled for Chief Master Sgt. Jose A. Barraza, previously assigned as the 12th Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant, on May 23, 2017, at Davis Monthan Air Force Base Ariz., as the result of charges stemming from an investigation conducted by the Air…

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HT Arizona May 19

Posted May 19, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Mia R. Mendoza Molina graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete…

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