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Living in the New Normal

Posted January 30, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Brad Sisson

The Military Child Education Coalition, or MCEC, will be hosting Living in the New Normal Institute, Feb. 4-5. LINN-I is a free two-day institute outlining specific community resources, deployment information and practical strategies for encouraging resilience in all children. Some learning outcomes to expect from the training are differentiating affective aspects of children dealing with…

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Warfighter of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Cassandra White

Posted February 15, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — Tech. Sgt. Cassandra White, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) non-commissioned officer in charge of knowledge management was recognized as the Warfighter of the Week, Jan. 25, 2016. At first, White didn’t have an idea of what she wanted to do when she graduated high school. “I didn’t have plans to…

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D-M’s 2015 Economic Impact is released

Posted April 25, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The Desert Lightning Team and military retirees contributed $1.5 billion to the Tucson community last fiscal year, according to the D-M AFB FY 2015 Economic Impact Analysis, released April 22. This annual report captures the base’s employment; annual payroll, expenditures and estimated financial impacts; indirect and direct jobs created;…

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AF readiness for global combat power

Posted September 2, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.— The 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planners, a shop of 14 Airmen, coordinate and direct Airmen and cargo from Davis-Monthan. They control and direct everything having to do with the process of deployments and exercises in order to support operations around the globe. “We may be small, but we have…

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214th Reconnaissance Group

Posted December 2, 2016 by

Mission: Provide superior, persistent armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and incident awareness, and assessment capabilities to support, and defend national, regional and state interests. Vision: Charting the course today for tomorrow’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and incident awareness and assessment. Description: The 214th RG, also known as “The Black Sheep,” is composed of two squadrons:…

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Upgrade advances A-10s search capability

Posted January 9, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to active duty fighter squadrons at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., are in the process of having new lightweight airborne recovery systems installed.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby
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Ground-breaking base-wide improvements

Posted June 2, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

The 355th Communications Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., held a ground-breaking ceremony at Heritage Hangar, May 24.

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The 55th HMU: Ready to repair at a moment’s notice

Posted September 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

High above the desert mountains, an HH-60G Pave Hawk glided through the evening air.

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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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DM hometown April 18

Posted April 18, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force Airman Natalie Ramos-Romero 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 basic training also earn four credits toward an…

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