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Couple provides support for foster animals

Posted August 31, 2018 by Airman Frankie D. Moore

Whether they are kept for a few weeks or a lifetime, sheltered animals around the nation rely on dedicated and caring individuals that can help them find a home.

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Thrifty Shopping at D-M

Posted August 24, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate Wendy Sniegowski, right, Davis-Monthan Thrift Shop manager, and Cathy Bradford, left, assistant manager, wrap up and check out merchandise for a customer at D-M Thrift Shop on D-M Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2018. Being located on a military installation provides the shop a variety…

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DLA saves money, resources

Posted August 20, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer

Whether it’s thousands of pounds of spent ammunition, unused office equipment or retired aircraft, DLA Disposition Services is there to help. By ensuring equipment is reused, resold or properly disposed of, DLA saves the Air Force time and money.

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D-M’s new commander to reach new levels of excellence

Posted August 15, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

Col. Mike Drowley, former Chief of Staff for the U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, took command of the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2018.

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Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 1

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Air Combat Command: The base is home to the 355th Fighter Wing, responsible for training and deploying A-10C Thunderbolt II pilots. D-M’s aircraft inventory includes 84 A-10Cs, 15 EC-130H Compass Calls, seven HC-130J Combat Kings, 15 HH-60G Pavehawks, a contingent of F-16 Fighting Falcons and 4,000 assorted aircraft in the 309th…

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Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 2

Posted August 3, 2018 by

355th Operations Support Squadron Mission: Supports the 355th Fighter Wing combat missions tasked by the President, the Secretary of Defense and the Chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The squadron also directs operational support functions including airfield, air traffic control, and weather services, weapons and tactics, plans and exercises, intelligence and aircrew flight equipment…

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Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 3

Posted August 3, 2018 by

355th Communications Squadron Mission: Provide 355th FW, 12th AF HQ, and tenant units’ command, control, communications, and computer capability with mobile and fixed communications systems, official mail and knowledge operations support. Secure critical base-wide information resources and exchanges. Anticipate and respond to dynamic customer and mission needs. Deploy professional communications Airmen. Vision: Aspire to exceed…

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Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 4

Posted August 3, 2018 by

(AETC) 372nd Training Squadron, Det. 11 Det. 11 has 40 professionals teaching 75 courses that provide mission-essential maintenance training across 14 career fields, supporting eight MAJCOMs. Det. 11 provides an average of 20,000 instructional hours in the classroom and on the flightline for the A-10C, EC-130H, HC-130J, HH-60G, F-16 and Aerospace Ground Equipment at not…

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Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 5

Posted August 3, 2018 by

309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group Mission: AMARG has six major mission elements in direct support of the warfighter — the highly skilled 700-member workforce regenerates aircraft (restoring aircraft to flight capability); performs limited depot-level maintenance, complementing the Air Logistics Complexes; and accomplishes aircraft parts reclamation. These are in addition to its historic storage and…

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Davis-Monthan 2018 Mission Update PG 6

Posted August 3, 2018 by

214th Reconnaissance Group 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…

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