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79th RQS and 923rd AMXS return from deployment

Posted December 14, 2015 by Senior Airman Chris Massey

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — U.S. Airmen from the 79th Rescue Squadron and 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron returned home from deployment Dec. 7 and 10. The HC-130J Combat King II aircrews and maintainers were deployed for three months to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is the first time in five years that all…

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Santas in Blue 2017

Posted December 18, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Santa Claus arrives with Col. Chad Balettie, 355th Fighter Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joshua Hurt, 355th Maintenance Group superintendent, by helicopter to San Xavier Misson School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 13, 2017. Each year, Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., visit schools…

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Not all trash belongs in dumpsters

Posted October 29, 2015 by Senior Airman Chris Massey

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — A dumpster may seem like the perfect place to dispose of personal and government property that is no longer wanted or needed. This is not the case with the dumpsters on base according to the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron. Common items found in and around dumpsters, that are prohibited, include couches…

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Second chance to fly: Pilot, cancer survivor reunite after 28 years

Posted February 3, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour

Marcus Foiles beamed with excitement as he piloted an A-10 in the skies over a virtual southern Arizona landscape.

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D-M, military retirees have $1.47 billion impact on local community

Posted March 6, 2015 by

D-M and military retirees circulated approximately $1.47 billion and helped create more than 4,400 jobs in the local area. The EIA, an annual publication, is designed to inform the community of personnel assigned or employed at the base; annual payroll of all assigned and employed personnel; construction expenditures; and an estimated number and dollar value…

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D-M’s first cultural festival

Posted June 3, 2016 by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

The Equal Opportunity office hosted D-M AFB’s first ever Cultural Awareness Festival Breaking Through Barriers: Past, Present and Future, May 20. The festival was held as an alternate to the Department of Defense supported observances by combining all observances into one event. Cultural and special observances are conducted to enhance cross-cultural awareness and to promote…

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Tucson Chapter of the DFC Society renamed

Posted January 18, 2016 by

(U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Chris Massey/Released) A plaque with a picture of U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Charles M. Walling and the new name of the Tucson Chapter of the Distinguished Flying Cross Society was unveiled at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2016. Walling died while flying an F4C Phantom…

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D-M to host Motorcycle Safety Rally

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Airmen of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is hosting Motorcycle Safety Rally Mar. 27.  There will be various activities during this event to include Tucson Police Department and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department conducting a motorcycle demonstration and awards given to the best bikes. After a safety briefing, the bikers will depart for a 2-3 hour…

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D-M hosts units for training in February

Posted February 5, 2016 by

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — Units from across the country will be visiting Davis-Monthan through the month of February. Ten A-10s from the 122nd Fighter Wing at Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base, IN, will arrive February 13 and will train here until February 27. The 10 A-10s from the 104th Fighter Squadron of…

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‘Don’t stop, won’t stop, keep fighting’

Posted December 12, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson

The 47th Fighter Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., hosted a local Tucson child as part of the "Pilot for a Day" program, Dec. 4.

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