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D-M Thrift Store holds Grand Re-Opening

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy Moore) U.S. Air Force Col. Kevin Blanchard, 355th Fighter Wing commander, and Wilma English, D-M Thrift Store manager, cut the ribbon at the grand re-opening of the D-M Thrift Store on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 8. The store is now located on Flora St….

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Airman, wife make harmonious music

Posted September 20, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Michael Washburn

Music is the soundtrack to our lives. We listen to it at work, at home, in the car and even when riding in elevators. Music can be an expression of our emotions for those who listen to it, as well as those who create it. For Senior Airman Kai Eilert, 43rd Electronic Combat Group airborne cryptologic linguist, and his wife Annette,…

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Airman Dormitory Leaders

Posted September 13, 2012 by U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Timothy Moore

Airman dormitory leaders may not have the most dynamic job, but they do have one of the most important: ensuring junior enlisted Airmen have a place to stay when they arrive to their first duty location. They aid Airmen and their supervisors in ensuring needs are met from the time Airmen check in until the…

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EOD Airmen have a blast at work

Posted September 6, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths

The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal conducted monthly explosives training on D-M Aug. 29. The EOD Airmen conducted this exercise for both overseas operations and for when hazardous material on base needs to be destroyed. “We were destroying jammed 30mm projectiles from an aircraft,” said Master Sgt. Dustin Prowell, 355th CES EOD flight…

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Collecting those childhood memories

Posted September 6, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Michael Washburn

Walk into the toy room that’s located in the house of Tech. Sgt. Brent Scarano, 355th Component Maintenance Squadron resource advisor, and it’s like stepping into a time machine.

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D-M Honor Guard: Honorably serving

Posted August 29, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

The mission of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard is to be a positive representation of Airmen to the general public. Be it the posting the colors at a football game or performing military funeral honors at the service of a retiree who served their country for 20 years, the HG can be the first…

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Large solar array planned for Davis-Monthan AFB

Posted August 23, 2012 by Jennifer Elmore

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — The Air Force plans to expand its renewable energy portfolio substantially with a 14.5-megawatt photovoltaic solar array at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The base has entered into an agreement with SunEdison, LLC to design, finance, build, operate and maintain the array on 170 acres of underutilized base…

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D-M Vet Clinic gives affordable care for military pets

Posted August 10, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

To most, pets are considered members of their families. Military members are no different when it comes to caring and loving their animal companions. The D-M Veterinary Clinic helps ensure that these family members stay healthy and happy. The Vet Clinic services active-duty, guard, reserve and retiree pets. “We do basic preventative care, such as…

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D-M Honor Guard

Posted August 10, 2012 by U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin

The Airmen of the base honor guard work on their technique and sharpen their skills on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 24.

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How does a firefighter train to stop a fire?

Posted August 3, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

How does a firefighter train to stop a fire? This isn’t a trick question or the beginning of a bad joke. The question is real and the answer is simple: they have to start a fire and practice putting it out.

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