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Local Briefs May 24, 2013

Posted May 24, 2013 by

Summer Camp for Youth with Autism There is still time left to register for Tucson Alliance for Autism Summer Day Camps.  The Explorer Camps are for children ages 7 to 14 with high functioning autism.  The focus will be on leisure skills, social communication, friendship and fun.  The Wildcat Teen Camp is for teens ages…

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IDC puts Airmen in control

Posted September 15, 2013 by Senior Airman T. Moore

The Installation Dormitory Council, here, is giving Airmen the opportunity to take control of the quality of life on the dormitory campus. The IDC is an organization designed to allow several Airmen representatives the opportunity to present ideas and concerns that affect the living standards of dorm residents directly to the base leadership. “This is…

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(U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)
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Treasures in the Attic

Posted February 6, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

The Airman’s Attic, a little warehouse located behind the Airman and Family Readiness Center, is a place where donated items are offered free of charge to Airmen around the base. Items include clothing, toys, furniture, kitchen and other household items, electronics, uniforms and many other things that Airmen may need, but are unable to afford….

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Five Davis-Monthan Airmen LEAD to USAFA

Posted May 8, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

The U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., will welcome five members of the Desert Lightning Team into the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program. Senior Airman Thomas R. Nguyen and Airman 1st Class Torrence R. Rees, both from the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, will enter directly into the academy through LEAD program. Airman 1st Class…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski)
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2014 D-M Day at U of A

Posted September 18, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski

Approximately 2,000 Davis-Monthan personnel attended the annual DM-50 Tailgate followed by the University of Arizona Wildcats vs. the Nevada Wolf Pack football game at Arizona Stadium Sept. 13. The tailgate party and game tickets were provided at a reduced rate by the DM-50 and the U of A to show appreciation for D-M’s Airmen. For…

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Free Tax services opens on D-M

Posted February 19, 2015 by 355th Figher Wing Public Affairs 

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance tax center is no open for Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve and Public Health personnel. There are 35 volunteers at the VITA office to include 27 tax preparers with the ability to conduct 10 appointments at a time. “The volunteers here are IRS certified tax preparers,” according to Skip Barkley,…

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AF cultural resource managers protect heritage at BMGR

Posted July 9, 2015 by Monica Guevara

  JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO LACKLAND, Texas — The Barry M. Goldwater Range, southwest of Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, is considered a national asset for training fighter pilots. It’s also home to some of the most diverse and historical archaeological sites in the country. Since 1941, the range has served as the nation’s second largest tactical aviation…

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F-16 Alert Launch

Posted April 12, 2012 by

Since September 2001 “Operation Noble Eagle”, part of the 162d Fighter Wing, has been a 24-7 alert rapid reaction force dedicated to preventing an attack on the United States. These Airmen and F-16s scramble at a moment’s notice to ensure aerospace control over more than 225-thousand square miles – including Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado…

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25th OWS keeps heads in the clouds

Posted May 3, 2012 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

The 25th Operational Weather Squadrons is one of three weather squadrons who forecast weather in the United States. After completing a seven-month technical training course at Keesler AFB, Miss., Airmen come to the 25th OWS for two years of on-the-job training before going...

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Wilmot gate slated to re-open

Posted June 28, 2012 by 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Wilmot gate is slated to be re-opening on July 9. In addition, the last day that Gate 29B will be open is July 6. Gate hours for the Wilmot gate are the same as the Swan gate (5:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Monday – Friday).

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