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Luke hosts Haboob Havoc 2018

Posted February 7, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

The 2018 fighter pilot competition known as Haboob Havoc was hosted by Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The competition was held for pilots to hone their skills in aerial combat, build camaraderie and revitalize fighter pilot culture. This year was the largest total force competition in its history and the first year…

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HVAC to the rescue

Posted February 7, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers Airmen from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron, prepare to install a chiller at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 30, 2018. After the 563rd Operational Support Squadron’s previous chiller sustained damage, the HVAC team decided to replace the unit due to its use of obsolete refrigerant….

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Dutch visit solidifies partnership

Posted February 5, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Ferreira

The Dutch State Secretary of Defense along with the Vice Chief of Defense and Director of Operations of the Royal Netherlands , took the time to visit the 148th Fighter Squadron at the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing located at the Tucson International Airport, Jan. 24.

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D-M open house moves to March 2019

Posted February 2, 2018 by

The 2018 Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Open House slated for March 17-18 has been rescheduled to March 23-24, 2019. The air show was moved to better accommodate performer requirements and give Arizona the chance to host an air show annually by establishing alternating years for Luke Air Force Base and D-M open houses. The…

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Hello Air Education and Training Command,

Posted February 2, 2018 by

I invite you to watch the newest video on my intent for AETC. The topic is the big picture, and how we all fit into it. I truly believe that one of our greatest attributes as Airmen is that we are thinkers. We want to know ‘why.’ Once you have watched the video, I invite…

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News briefs

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Nevada Air Force base: No serious injuries in aircraft fire Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., says there were no serious injuries when an aircraft had to abort its takeoff and caught fire at the installation in Nevada. The Australian Government Department of Defence said in a statement Jan. 27 that the incident involved an EA-18G…

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79th Rescue Squadron performs aerial refueling

Posted January 26, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II during a training exercise over Yuma, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. This was the first time this HC-130J’s crew refueled a fixed-wing aircraft.   Air Force photograph by…

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A-10 returns as a single-ship demonstration

Posted January 24, 2018 by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier

While all members of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., have maintained our mission of sustaining attack airpower, a select group of Airmen have been preparing for an additional mission; demonstrating the capabilities of the A-10C Thunderbolt II.

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Airmen gun for a 72 hour turnaround

Posted January 22, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Airman 1st Class James Oldham, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron armament team member, performs maintenance on safety wires of a GAU-8 Avenger 30 mm cannon from an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. Regular maintenance on the cannon includes full…

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Davis-Monthan under CINC inspection

Posted January 15, 2018 by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Maj. Gen. Timothy Green and Col. Matthew Brooks, Commander in Chief’s Installation Excellence selection board members, speak to Airmen from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s fire department at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2018. Davis-Monthan AFB is under consideration for the 2018 CINC…

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