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372nd Training Squadron, Det. 11 (AETC)

Posted December 2, 2016 by

The 372 Training Squadron, Detachment 11 has 40 personnel teaching 68 courses that provide mission-essential maintenance training across 12 career fields, supporting six major commands. Det. 11 provides training for the A-10/OA-10, EC-130, HH-60, F-16 and aerospace ground equipment at units locally and throughout the CONUS. They manage the U.S. Air Forces A-10 Mission Ready…

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Relationships built through maintenance expertise

Posted March 24, 2017 by 1st Lt. Lacey Roberts

The United States Air Force’s commitment to develop partner nation air forces is sometimes accomplished one officer at a time, and the Arizona Air National Guard is offering one of its best assets to the exchange program---maintenance experience.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer
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Defender reunites with MWD

Posted August 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron member, embraces retired military working dog, Rick, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017. Cubbage was afforded the opportunity to adopt Rick via “Robby’s Law” which enables retired MWDs to be adopted after their service. After nearly a…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims
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Santas in Blue 2017

Posted December 18, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Santa Claus arrives with Col. Chad Balettie, 355th Fighter Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joshua Hurt, 355th Maintenance Group superintendent, by helicopter to San Xavier Misson School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 13, 2017. Each year, Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., visit schools…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims
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Bomb Building Airmen: AMMO flight sustains AF lethality during readiness exercise

Posted February 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

It’s day six of a base-wide readiness exercise. Airmen are dressed in an intricate but lightweight suit, consisting of a protective gas mask, gloves and over boots, specifically made to prevent deadly agents from reaching the skin and respiratory system.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers)
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D-M hosts POW/MIA remembrance ceremony

Posted October 13, 2015 by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers 

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — A remembrance ceremony was held in honor of prisoners of war and those missing in action, Sept. 18. Every year D-M alternates turns with the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System to host the ceremony. This year D-M hosted the event at the Pima Air and Space Museum. The ceremony…

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Local Briefs

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Sunset Horseback Ride  August 8, 4 – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Rec Saddle up and enjoy a 2-hour sunset horseback ride through the Saguaro National Park.. Final deadline for sign-ups is July 31. Minimum age: 18. Cost of $25/person. Call 228-3736 for more information. White water rafting and camping Aug. 20 – 24 – Grand…

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Motorcycle safety rally held at D-M

Posted April 3, 2015 by

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released) An Airman motorcyclist prepares to take off during a motorcycle safety rally at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 27, 2015. Approximately 115 Airmen from D-M participated in the rally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released) An Airman motorcyclist maneuvers his…

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D-M celebrates Biomedical Science Corps 50th anniversary

Posted February 6, 2015 by

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz) U.S. Air Force Staff. Sgt. Nick DeLong, 355th Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometry NCO in charge, performs a cover test on a patient at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 28. There are 2,400 officers, and 5,800 enlisted members in parallel career fields that encompass the Biomedical Sciences…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen)
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#InnovateDLT: Innovation by consolidation

Posted February 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Chris Massey

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The 355th Fighter Wing commander, U.S. Air Force Col. James Meger, reached out to Airmen of Davis-Monthan AFB to get ideas for innovating the base through a new initiative called Innovate DLT, which gives Airmen a direct line to the him and allows them to define a problem or propose an…

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