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National Energy Action Month at D-M

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

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Desert Lightning Team members are celebrating National Energy Action Month, the federal government and U.S. Air Force commemoration designated to inform people on how to save energy, from Oct. 1 to 30. This year’s theme is Mission Assurance through Energy Assurance. The goal is to inspire the total force to be…

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Airman assists veteran during medical crisis

Posted October 9, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

After a long day of work, Senior Airman Keith Buckman, 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., returned to his home to get some well-deserved rest.

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Colombian Kfirs fighters train with the A-10, F-16

Posted July 23, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz Airmen from the Colombian Air Force and U.S. Air Force pose for a group photo in front of a Colombian Air Force 767 Multi-Mission Tanker Transport Jupiter aircraft, a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, a Colombian Air Force Kfir fighter jet and an U.S. Air Force…

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D-M welcomes newest chiefs

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Senior Master Sgt. Jason Schmitz, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron productions section chief, embraces his daughter after being notified Dec. 1, 2017, of his selection for the rank of chief master sergeant at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Schmitz was one of six senior master sergeants at D-M to be selected for the rank of chief master…

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Open house in review

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

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The Thunder and Lightning over Arizona Open House was held here, March 12-13. The free event gave the community a chance to view aerial demonstrations and more than 40 static displays of current and historic aircraft, while having the opportunity to learn about the Air Force and interact with…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Tucson

Posted May 4, 2018 by

1. Arizona -Sonora Desert     Museum www.desertmuseum.org/ 2. International Wildlife    Museum www.thewildlifemuseum.org/ 3. Saguaro National Park www.saguaronationalpark.   com/ 4. San Xavier Mission www.sanxaviermission.org/ 5. O.K. Corral www.ok-corral.com/ 6. Biosphere 2 www.b2science.org/ 7. Sabino Canyon www.emol.org/tucson/sabino   canyon/index.html 8. Tucson Botanical Gardens www.tucsonbotanical.org/ 9. The Tombstone Epitaph www.tombstone-epitaph.     com/#epitaph 10. Pima…

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Heritage flight training, certification course 2018

Posted March 5, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore Spectators watch as aircraft from the annual Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course perform aerial maneuvers at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 1, 2018. The HFTCC provides civilian and military pilots the opportunity to practice flying formations together in preparation for future air shows….

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Key Spouse Program: Supporting the families and Airmen of 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

Posted September 3, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman

DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB, Ariz. — It is in the nature of military service that at some point you will be separated from the ones who love you.  Often times a permanent change of station forces spouses and significant others to be geographically separated from their family members and friends.  With limited contacts and a new home what are…

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D-M deploys 1,100 Airmen around the globe

Posted March 6, 2015 by

Approximately 1,100 Airmen have been tasked to deploy from D-M during the first three months of 2015, more than twice the normal amount. Typically, the base would have around 500 Airmen deployed at any given time which makes this deployment a significant increase. This deployment includes Airmen from the 563rd Rescue Group, 55th Electronic Combat…

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48th Rescue Squadron

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Mission: To rapidly deploy Guardian Angel forces worldwide in support of national security objectives and homeland defense, providing highly trained personnel recovery experts capable of quickly and effectively executing personnel recovery operations across the spectrum of conflict. Vision: Develop and inspire highly qualified leaders able to effectively integrate Guardian Angel with joint, interagency and coalition…

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