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Making military members smile

Posted October 13, 2015 by 2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts

TUCSON, Ariz. — A local dentist provided complimentary dental services to three members of the 162nd Wing on August 22, 2015. Dr. Jeffrey Roberts from Tucson Spectrum Dentistry belongs to a group of dental offices that offer free services one day a year.  This year Roberts elected to give this opportunity to service members at the 162nd….

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen)
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Pride in perfection

Posted November 12, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — The constant strive for perfection, pride in their aircraft, and responsibility of knowing they have someone’s life in their hands; these are a few examples of what A-10C Thunderbolt II crew chiefs have resting on their shoulders each day. “The never ending pursuit of perfection is what the job demands,”…

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162nd Wing provides assistance as D-M security forces goes “down range”

Posted April 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Erich B. Smith

For decades now, the 162nd Wing and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base have maintained the presence of global air power in the Tucson skies while invoking a patriotic sprit in the community. Their military presence, however, is not exclusive of each other. From facilitating the sites that sustain the Total Force Training Center and Operation Noble…

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Representative Martha McSally visits D-M

Posted February 20, 2015 by

(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released) Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally speaks during an Air Force Reserve Command’s Junior Officer Leadership Development course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2015. The JOLD course is for lieutenants and captains and focuses on leadership, career development and force management. (U.S. Air Force…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen)
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Innovating fitness

Posted February 10, 2016 by Nathan Barbour

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The 355th Fighter Wing commander invited U.S. Airmen to showcase their original ideas during the Innovate DLT event. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Camille Galang, 355th Fighter Wing Command Post emergency action controller, was one of the nine innovators presenting their ideas to the panel; which included the 355 FW commander…

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Security Forces on two wheels

Posted April 14, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The patrolmen, dressed in navy cargo shorts and blue polo shirts with “Police” printed on the back, slow their bikes down as they arrive in front of the crowded entrance of the Exchange. They secure their bikes and remove their helmets as they prepare to patrol the area when…

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Hometown Heroes

Posted August 10, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Luis H. Vazquez Garcia graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete…

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923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

Posted December 2, 2016 by

Mission: Ensure rapid mobilization of HH-60G and HC-130J aircraft, and maintenance forces supporting combat/peacetime combat search and rescue operations. Vision: We aggressively maintain two elements of the rescue triad; we generate both vertical lift and fixed wing sorties … that others may live. Description: Maintains, services and inspects seven HC-130J, and nine HH-60G aircraft. Plans,…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ashley N. Steffen
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Thinking outside of the box: 355th LRS enhances deliveries using Wi-Fi

Posted December 19, 2016 by Senior Airman Ashley N. Steffen

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ashley N. Steffen Airman 1st Class Katherine Street, 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, receives packages for delivery at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2016. Once supplies are delivered to the installation, LRS distributes them to individual units across the base allowing supplies to be readily available….

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims
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Holocaust survivors share their stories with D-M

Posted April 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Col. Scott Campbell, 355th Fighter Wing commander, lights a candle during a Holocaust remembrance ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 24, 2017. The ceremony was held to honor the 6 million Jews and millions of others that lost their lives during the Holocaust. Five…

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