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Hello Air Education and Training Command,

Posted February 2, 2018 by

I invite you to watch the newest video on my intent for AETC. The topic is the big picture, and how we all fit into it. I truly believe that one of our greatest attributes as Airmen is that we are thinkers. We want to know ‘why.’ Once you have watched the video, I invite…

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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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79th Rescue Squadron performs aerial refueling

Posted January 26, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II during a training exercise over Yuma, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. This was the first time this HC-130J’s crew refueled a fixed-wing aircraft.   Air Force photograph by…

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A-10 returns as a single-ship demonstration

Posted January 24, 2018 by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier

While all members of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., have maintained our mission of sustaining attack airpower, a select group of Airmen have been preparing for an additional mission; demonstrating the capabilities of the A-10C Thunderbolt II.

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Airmen gun for a 72 hour turnaround

Posted January 22, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Airman 1st Class James Oldham, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron armament team member, performs maintenance on safety wires of a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon from an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. Regular maintenance on the cannon includes full…

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Davis-Monthan under CINC inspection

Posted January 15, 2018 by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Maj. Gen. Timothy Green and Col. Matthew Brooks, Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence selection board members, speak to Airmen from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s fire department at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2018. Davis-Monthan AFB is under consideration for the 2018 CINC…

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Firefighters hone aircraft rescue skills

Posted January 15, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron walk away from a controlled fire at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2018. The controlled burn simulated the result of a downed aircraft that burst into flames.   Air Force photograph by Airman…

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Defender, MWD prepare for deployment

Posted January 9, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Senior Airman Dante Tost, 355th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, poses for a photograph with his MWD, Darius, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2018. Tost, having recently trained into becoming a MWD handler, completes exercises with Darius in order to…

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Year in Review: January

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Staff Sgt. Mark Siefner, 334th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, out of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., repairs an F-15E Strike Eagle Jan. 18, 2017, at Davis-Monthan AFB. New pilots from the 334th Fighter Squadron participated in a two-week training course with the F-15E throughout southern Arizona’s military operating…

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Year in Review: February

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Fighter aircraft from the World War II era rest on the flightline during the 2017 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 12, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Ariz., Feb. 12, 2017. The modern aircraft that participated in this year’s HFTCC were the F-35 Lightning II, the F-22 Raptor, the…

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