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Defeating “Monster Mouth”

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski) Airman Jessika Silva-Gomez, 355th Dental Squadron dental assistant, helps a child sort out foods that are beneficial to dental hygiene during a presentation at the Finley Child Development Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Feb. 24. Personnel from the 355th DS provided examples of proper…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Tucson

Posted May 4, 2018 by

1. Arizona -Sonora Desert     Museum www.desertmuseum.org/ 2. International Wildlife    Museum www.thewildlifemuseum.org/ 3. Saguaro National Park www.saguaronationalpark.   com/ 4. San Xavier Mission www.sanxaviermission.org/ 5. O.K. Corral www.ok-corral.com/ 6. Biosphere 2 www.b2science.org/ 7. Sabino Canyon www.emol.org/tucson/sabino   canyon/index.html 8. Tucson Botanical Gardens www.tucsonbotanical.org/ 9. The Tombstone Epitaph www.tombstone-epitaph.     com/#epitaph 10. Pima…

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Dan Clark talk affirms Air Force Green Dot initiatives with resiliency message

Posted September 2, 2016 by By Carolyn Herrick

One of the top 10 speakers in the world visited Davis-Monthan Aug. 24 to speak to a crowded theater of Desert Lightning Team members about leadership and the art of significance. Among Dan Clark’s messages on “achieving a level beyond success,” he said the Air Force initiatives with its new Green Dot program essentially align…

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So here I am

Posted March 1, 2016 by Master Sgt. Nichelle S. Hunter Nichols Superintendent

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — As I sit and ponder on what Black History Month means to me, I can’t help but to wonder, am I wrong for wanting to celebrate and remember those who have come before us and those who are still making a difference today?  For me, this month is a…

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Third generation pilot comes to D-M AFB

Posted July 7, 2017 by Courtesy of 14th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs

Editor’s note: This article was written with contributions by retired Lt. Col. Curtis Hughes. COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — When one Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-10 graduate pinned on his Air Force wings, June 9, he became the third generation of Air Force fighter pilots in his family. Second Lt. Curtis Hunter Hughes…

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47th Fighter Squadron

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Mission: To train, educate, and mentor the world’s finest attack pilots for the Combat Air Forces while honing the core competencies of A/OA-10 instruction, operations management and aircrew life support. To develop leaders, wingmen and warriors in all ranks to meet the challenges of leading our service today and into the future. Description: The squadron…

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Raytheon, US Army improve TOW missile

Posted October 8, 2018 by

Army photograph Raytheon systems like the TOW missile enable ground forces to achieve overmatch against adversary armored and wheeled systems, regardless of the environment or conditions. TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company a $21 million contract to develop a new propulsion system for the venerable TOW® missile. The contract funds a three-year effort…

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Lieutenant in training

Posted April 21, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Coming from Puerto Rico, Jean-Paul Arnaud vied his way through school, picking up English as a second language and struggling to create his own path to success leading him to enlist in the U.S. Air Force. His life has been a growing adventure from leaving Puerto Rico adapting to…

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Air Force Enlisted Village: Not just a place to live, a place to call home

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DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — I first visited the Air Force Enlisted Village as a young first sergeant in 2009, when I was stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. I went to visit with the Tyndall Active Airmen’s Association, Tyndall’s E-1 to E-4 Professional Association, and was amazed at what I saw. This…

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162nd Wing alert detachment receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Posted February 12, 2016 by 2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award has been awarded to the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing Aerospace Control Alert detachment located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for the period of Nov. 1, 2012 through Oct. 31, 2014. The award is given to units that have distinguished themselves by outstanding achievement and distinctly standout…

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