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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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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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Honorary commander program inspires outreach

Posted July 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer

The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Honorary Commander Program gives local civic and business leaders to gain a better understanding and greater insight of the various missions and units on base by providing tours and activities.

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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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#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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Lieutenant in training

Posted April 21, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Coming from Puerto Rico, Jean-Paul Arnaud vied his way through school, picking up English as a second language and struggling to create his own path to success leading him to enlist in the U.S. Air Force. His life has been a growing adventure from leaving Puerto Rico adapting to…

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Commissary case lot sales help maximize the benefit

Posted September 2, 2016 by

FORT LEE, Va.–Smart military shoppers know the commissary has the lowest prices in town. And the really smart ones know that for a few days twice a year, stateside commissaries take savings to another level with their Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales. The sales take place each spring and fall, offering savings as much as…

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