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Compass call reshapes OIR battlefield with electronic warfare domination

Posted September 1, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly An EC-130H Compass Call travels along the taxiway at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 27, 2017. Compass Call is an airborne tactical weapon system that uses noise jamming to disrupt enemy command and control communications and deny time-critical adversary coordination essential for enemy force management….

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ALS supports Bravo Base – “Camp Conklin”

Posted September 1, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

U.S. Airmen attending Airman Leadership School, and other Desert Lightning Team members, assisted in the landscaping of Bravo Base, also known as Camp Conklin, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2017.

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Laughter strengthens Guard relationships

Posted August 23, 2017 by 1st Lt. Lacey Roberts

Chaplains from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing led their first ever Strong Bonds retreat for more than 30 couples at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa, Aug. 18-20, 2017.

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Honor guardsmen maintain sacred tradition

Posted August 21, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Staff Sgt. Patrick Compton, honor guard flight chief, leads a presentation of colors practice at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2017. During the presentation of colors, all flags dip except the U.S. flag when the national anthem is played.   Air Force photograph…

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309th AMARG delivers 23 F/A-18C Hornets ahead of schedule

Posted August 18, 2017 by Teresa Pittman and Rob Raine

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Mechanics with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group work to remove a stabilator from an F/A-18C Hornet at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., on June 6, 2016, in preparation for the aircraft to be transported to a Boeing maintenance facility at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville, Fla. Tucson’s 309th Aerospace…

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Gun Plumbers: reassembling the old with the new

Posted August 14, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

Inside the 355th Equipment and 924th Maintenance Squadrons’ back shop at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., a group of Airmen are using innovative problem solving to modernize traditional ways of maintaining the Air Force’s ability to fly, fight and win.

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Defender reunites with MWD

Posted August 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 355th Security Forces Squadron member, embraces retired military working dog, Rick, in Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017. Cubbage was afforded the opportunity to adopt Rick via “Robby’s Law” which enables retired MWDs to be adopted after their service. After nearly a…

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F-AMMO-ly: Augmenting production using exceptional teamwork

Posted August 9, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore Senior Airman Elizabeth Huerta, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron technician, loads a flare trailer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 26, 2017. The trailer was taken to the flight line for aircraft loading. From the cartridges used by security forces, to the guided bombs utilized…

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UTMs volunteer to strengthen gap

Posted August 4, 2017 by Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — How do 924th Fighter Group Reservists stay proficient when only working two days a month? With the dedicated effort between the supervisors and unit training managers. Tech. Sgt. Stacie Riley and Staff Sgt. Kelvin Barnes are the 924th FG’s unit training managers, and they both volunteered to help strengthen…

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Splish splash: Hog, Compass Call get a bath

Posted July 28, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Cass Michael X. Beyer A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II rests in a wash rack at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 25, 2017. The A-10 recently returned from a deployment to Turkey in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve.   Air Force photograph…

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