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Notice to claimants

Posted February 3, 2017 by

Master Sgt. Eric Kieffer of the 68th Rescue Flight, Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, passed away on Jan. 1, 2017. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased’s estate may contact the Summary Court Officer, 1st Lt. Meaghan Maki, at 520-228-9258, or by email at meaghan.maki@us.af.mil.

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Monsoon prep: Dirt Boyz can dig it

Posted July 7, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and equipment Airmen rebuilt Atterbury Wash at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 28, 2017.

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309th AMARG sends off final regenerated C-27J

Posted October 20, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore A C-27J Spartan prepares to depart from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2017. This aircraft was the last of 13 C-27Js which were regenerated from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at D-M and given to the U.S. Coast Guard.   Air…

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News briefs

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Nevada Air Force base: No serious injuries in aircraft fire Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., says there were no serious injuries when an aircraft had to abort its takeoff and caught fire at the installation in Nevada. The Australian Government Department of Defence said in a statement Jan. 27 that the incident involved an EA-18G…

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355th Fighter Wing Commander hosts final all call

Posted June 4, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, hosts his final all call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 1, 2018. Campbell discussed the successes of the base and its Airmen during his command, where he sees the Air Force going in the future, what…

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Raytheon, Rheinmetall join forces for U.S. Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle competition

Posted October 8, 2018 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have joined forces to meet the U.S. Army’s requirement for the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle-Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program. The global industry team will offer the new Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle paired with Raytheon weapons, sensors and system integration expertise to provide the Army with an advanced, modular, survivable and…

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D-M to hold operational readiness exercise

Posted November 3, 2015 by

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Davis-Monthan AFB will be conducting a routine operational readiness exercise Nov. 3-5.  Please be advised there will be increased activity on the base during the exercise. During the exercise period, alarms, sirens and loudspeaker announcements may be heard at residences on and near the base. These exercises are held…

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Cookie Crunch brings holiday cheer to single Airmen, far and near

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — Like elves in Santa’s workshop, volunteers worked hard to package cookies for the annual Cookie Crunch at D-M AFB Dec. 7. Cookie Crunch is a holiday event where donations of cookies are collected by the Officers’ Spouses’ Club, allowing on and off-base community participation; the bags are then distributed to…

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D-M, military retirees have $1.47 billion impact on local community

Posted March 6, 2015 by

D-M and military retirees circulated approximately $1.47 billion and helped create more than 4,400 jobs in the local area. The EIA, an annual publication, is designed to inform the community of personnel assigned or employed at the base; annual payroll of all assigned and employed personnel; construction expenditures; and an estimated number and dollar value…

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Warfighter of the Week: Capt. Jasmine N. Candelario

Posted January 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman

DAVIS-MOTHAN AFB, Ariz. — Capt. Jasmine Candelario, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Deputy Chief of General Law, was recognized as the Warfighter of the Week, Jan. 4, 2016. Candelario began her military career in the Army, where she served for more than a decade. “I served in the Army for almost 12 years before joining the…

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