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Tucson military, community leader laid to rest with honor

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Guard and Reserve servicemembers representing all branches of the United States armed forces provided military funeral honors for Bill Valenzuela at his final resting place…

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Helping man’s best friend

Posted November 21, 2012 by Senior Airman Michael Washburn

This is an interview with U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christian Sewart, 79th Rescue Squadron hydraulic specialist. Sergeant Sewart spends most of his free time volunteering at the Pima Animal Care Center and for a non-profit organization called Adopt-A-Bull. He helps care for and tries to adopt out pit bulls and other dog that are…

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Sonic boom claims assistance

Posted March 7, 2013 by 355th Fighter Wing Legal Office

On Feb. 27, 2013 at approximately 7:45 p.m. the 425th Fighter Squadron from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. was flying F-16 training missions in the Sells area. The Airspace Management Office from the base has confirmed an aircraft from the 425th went supersonic just northwest of Kitt Peak, the altitude the aircraft broke the sound…

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D-M closes library for remainder of fiscal year

Posted June 13, 2013 by Senior Airman Timothy Moore

D-M Library here will close its doors June 14 for the remainder of fiscal year 2013. Base leadership decided to close the base library due to fiscal challenges. “As we continue to face these challenges, we are forced to make tough decisions with regard to where our valued dollars are invested,” said Lt. Col. Donald…

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Team D-M journeys through the jungle

Posted October 3, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

Approximately 450 military members, spouses and children attended a community outreach and information fair hosted by the Airman and Family Services flight at the Mirage Club, Sept. 19, 2013. The event, Jungle Journey, was held to provide families vital information about community services including early intervention programs, mentorship programs, counseling services, special education, school supports…

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Air Force Assistance Fundraiser to begin in March

Posted February 27, 2014 by Senior Airman Camilla Elizeu

The Air Force Assistance Fundraiser will run from March 24, and ends May 2. The Desert Lightning Team goal this year is $121,074. “The Air Force Assistance Fund is an annual opportunity for Air Force members to contribute to four specific Air Force Charities,” said Capt. Benjamin Coffman, 12 AF Staff Acquisitions officer. “It is…

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D-M AFB Gospel Service celebrated its 41st anniversary

Posted May 22, 2014 by Chaplain Capt. Charles P. Hollstein

On April 27, the Davis-Monthan AFB Gospel Service celebrated its 41st anniversary on this base. This milestone was noted by the Mayor of Tucson, Jonathan Rothschild with a proclamation declaring April 27, 2014 as Davis-Monthan Gospel Service Day. More than 120 people participated, including some who have attended since the gospel service’s inception. Three choirs,…

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Archeologists unearth artifacts at Luke AFB

Posted March 22, 2012 by

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Luke Air Force Base plans to build a large solar array on the south side of the base to help offset energy costs. First, however, site preparation must be done, including mitigation of surface archaeology and testing for subsurface archaeology. Unbeknownst to anyone, significant…

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Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona brings fun and flight to Tucson Skies

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More than 130,000 people converged on Davis-Monthan AFB April 14 and 15 to watch a spectacular display of aeronautic stunts and tour...

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May is mental health month

Posted May 17, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

May is National Mental Health Month and D-M’s Mental Health Clinic has a variety of programs to ensure that Airmen and their families know the proper ways to deal with pressures in any situation. National Mental Health Month is a nation-wide movement to educate communities on mental health issues and the appropriate avenues of assistance….

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