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Military families celebrate the season

Posted December 22, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Ferreira

Air National Guard photograph The 10th Annual Holiday Open House delivered toys to military families at the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 16, 2017. The 10th Annual Holiday Open House delivered toys to military families at the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 16, 2017. The…

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Continuing the legacy: father, son stationed together

Posted February 26, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Master Sgt. Robert Formantes, 355th Component Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuels system section chief, and his son Airman 1st Class Jacob Formantes, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance apprentice, hold an on-camera interview to talk about being stationed together at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb….

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Proposal would shift F-16 unit to Air Guard base in Tucson

Posted July 27, 2018 by AP

The Air Force wants to move an F-16 fighter squadron that trains Taiwanese pilots from one base in Arizona to another. The Air Force said it is proposing that the 21st Fighter Squadron, with its 14 jets and 191 personnel, be moved from Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, a Phoenix suburb, to the Arizona…

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Back to basics

Posted October 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen 

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz — The smell of baking cheese, sizzling meats, and toasting bread waft into the air. In the oven, a pizza rests with its oils glistening in the kitchen lights, waiting to be devoured. While pizza may make mouths water uncontrollably and stomachs lurch with desire, it also may leave you craving…

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Davis-Monthan Airmen return from deployment

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Nearly 300 Airmen deployed from D-M the past six months returned at 10:45 p.m. on July 29. Airmen were greeted by family, friends and base leadership. A total of 1,200 Airmen from across D-M have been deployed around the world including the 354th Fighter Squadron, which deployed as a Theater Security Package to Europe. This…

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Air Force Chief of Staff visits Davis-Monthan

Posted April 3, 2015 by

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski/Released) U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks to Airmen during an all-call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 25, 2015. During the all-call, Welsh emphasized that no matter what their job entails, each individual Airman is critical to the…

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A-10s provide close air support for Green Flag exercise

Posted February 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

Members of the 357th Fighter Squadron were given a unique opportunity to participate in Green Flag-West 15-03 during these past two weeks. Green Flag-West 15-03 is a joint close-air support exercise with the U.S. Army taking place at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. “This is a really unique opportunity for us because…

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Applying pressure

Posted February 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Running through the same morning routine before work, Ivan Grijalva climbed into his truck for his commute to work. As he was driving down a Tucson country road, a single headlight appeared in Grijalva’s rearview mirror. The vehicle sped past his truck and proceeded ahead. The fast-moving motorcycle headed towards a…

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Airman and Family Readiness Center hosts Commissary Night

Posted April 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The 355th Airman and Family Readiness Center will be hosting a Commissary Night, April 24. The free event will be held for spouses of deployed Airmen and Exceptional Family Member Program families at the Commissary from 6-8 p.m. “It’s an opportunity for spouses to shop uninhibited while providing them…

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Side-by-side D-M, local firefighters train together

Posted September 2, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

Firefighters from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and Green Valley Fire District teamed up to participate in live-fire training at D-M AFB, Ariz. A total of about 125 firefighters from both agencies utilized this week’s Class A training to maintain proficiency in fire protection. “Tactics are continuously changing when it comes to firefighting,” said Darren Felish,…

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