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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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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau)
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D-M Airman receives early gift before the holidays

Posted January 9, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski

What seemed to be a normal visit from base leadership to the Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management building, quickly unveiled itself to be a career-changing day for a young staff sergeant. The 355th Fighter Wing commander and command chief stopped by under the cover of discussing the success of a recent exercise. “I was under…

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#InnovateDLT: Innovating the game
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#InnovateDLT: Innovating the game

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

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The 355th Fighter Wing commander, U.S. Air Force Col. James Meger, reached out to Airmen of Davis-Monthan AFB to get ideas for revolutionizing the base through a new initiative called Innovate DLT, which gives Airmen a direct line to Meger and allows them to define a problem or propose…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nathan H. Barbour/Released)
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Airman finds his voice in a virtual world

Posted May 4, 2016 by Airman Nathan H. Barbour

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — There is a social stigma attached to video games and the people who play them. When picturing a gamer; a well-lit room, socialization, and a strong sense of community, generally doesn’t come to mind. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Anthony Webb, isn’t your typical gamer. His dorm room…

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Runway 12 ILS guides first approaching aircraft

Posted September 21, 2016 by Senior Airman Chris Drzazgowski

The Runway 12 Instrument Landing System guided its first approaching aircraft at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 15.

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Air Force Office of Special Investigations

Posted December 2, 2016 by

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations was established in 1949 as a separate operating agency under the staff supervision of the Inspector General. AFOSI is the primary U.S. Air Force investigative agency for major crimes. The scope of AFOSI’s mission has evolved significantly. Today, the AFOSI mission includes such diverse investigative areas as criminal…

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Heritage Flight Training at D-M

Posted February 3, 2017 by

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE – The Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course will take place at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Feb. 9-12, with aircraft and personnel scheduled to arrive Feb. 7-8 and depart Feb. 13. Civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and Air Force pilots of current fighter aircraft will practice flying in formation together…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby)
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National Energy Action Month at D-M

Posted November 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Desert Lightning Team members are celebrating National Energy Action Month, the federal government and U.S. Air Force commemoration designated to inform people on how to save energy, from Oct. 1 to 30. This year’s theme is Mission Assurance through Energy Assurance. The goal is to inspire the total force to be…

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D-M celebrates Earth Day with Soaring Height

Posted May 1, 2015 by

Soaring Heights Communities, the privatized Lend Lease housing community on Davis-Monthan, celebrated Earth Day with help from The Groundskeeper, and some of the community’s youngest residents. “We’re thrilled to work with The Groundskeeper to plant a 24-inch Ash tree, here, at Ironwood Park for Earth Day,” said Melanie Russell, Property Manager for Soaring Heights Communities….

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sivan Veazie)
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D-M hosts worldwide A-10 competition

Posted March 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Sivan Veazie

The 355th Fighter Wing hosted 14 A-10 teams from around the world for Hawgsmoke, July 9-12, 2014. Hawgsmoke is a biennial worldwide A-10 bombing, missile and tactical gunnery competition, which was derived from the discontinued “Gunsmoke” Air Force Worldwide Gunnery Competition. This competition is an opportunity for camaraderie, fellowship of the world’s premier Close Air…

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