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From deployment to the delivery room

Posted November 20, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

A Desert Lightning Team member returning home from a six-month deployment to Bagram, Afghanistan, made it back just in time to welcome his first born son. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Julius Stokes, 355th Security Forces Squadron member, walked down the stairs at Tucson International Airport expecting to see his wife welcoming him home from…

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Working around the clock: 612th SPTS

Posted November 13, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant

On a day-to-day basis, members of Davis-Monthan AFB drive by what appears to be a normal building on the outside. Those who work in this building understand that the work conducted there is crucial in supporting of one the world’s largest ongoing tasks. The 612th Support Squadron’s primary mission is to support the United States…

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355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron: Armament Flight

Posted November 13, 2014 by (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)

Airmen 1st Class Nicholas Danley and Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, inspect a GAU-8/A Gatling gun to ensure the roll-pin is installed and the muzzle clamp bolt safety wire is intact at Davis-Monthan. The muzzle clamp retains all seven barrels of the gun to keep them secure and in place while…

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(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Hollie A. Hansen)
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Back to basics with open ranks

Posted November 7, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Erich B. Smith

TUCSON, Ariz. — Logistics is the business of being precise, as Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Ramirez can attest. So it only seemed appropriate that on Nov. 2, the 162nd Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) held the one event that reflects that kind of precision: an open ranks inspection. “As the new LRS superintendent, it’s my duty to always…

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355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron

Posted November 7, 2014 by U.S. Air Force Photos by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

Staff Sgt. Erwin Viray, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron alternate mission equipment section supervisor, replaces a stepper switch. The stepper switch controls the order of munition release on an A-10. Staff Sgt. Brandon Coppock, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron alternate mission equipment section supervisor, installs a LAU-105 launcher on a Dual Rail Adapter. The DRA holds two…

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Airmen race to hone emergency management skills

Posted October 30, 2014 by (U.S. Air Force Photos by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)
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On Duty: D-M’s Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight

Posted October 23, 2014 by (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier)
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Tucson’s rocket club to hold rare night launch

Posted October 9, 2014 by

On Saturday, Oct. 11, dozens of rockets will light up the night sky west of Tucson at the Fall 2014 Night Launch hosted by the Southern Arizona Rocketry Association (SARA), Tucson’s own rocket club. This event is free to the general public. Rockets are not fireworks; they must return safely to ground, usually on one…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau)
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Response team in action

Posted October 2, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

Multiple agencies from D-M came together to showcase the expertise and equipment available in the event of a real-world emergency involving hazardous materials here, Sept. 29, 2014. The Multi-Agency Hazardous Material Exercise gave the agencies that participated an opportunity to see each other’s capabilities while developing a harmonious working relationship. “This training is to exercise…

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