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D-M firefighters snuff golf course blaze

Posted July 17, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Chris Drzazgowski

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Chris Drzazgowski Scorch marks litter the earth around a palm tree after it was struck by lightning the night before at the General William Blanchard Golf Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 16, 2017. The lightning struck the tree adjacent to the green area on the golf…

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Third generation pilot comes to D-M AFB

Posted July 7, 2017 by Courtesy of 14th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs

Editor’s note: This article was written with contributions by retired Lt. Col. Curtis Hughes. COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — When one Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-10 graduate pinned on his Air Force wings, June 9, he became the third generation of Air Force fighter pilots in his family. Second Lt. Curtis Hunter Hughes…

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New lodging at D-M …

Posted July 7, 2017 by

Airman 1st Class Frankie Moore Daniel Baker, the 355th Force Support Squadron lodging general manager, and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s lodging team perform a ceremonial groundbreaking June 9 for the Inn at Davis-Monthan AFB. Construction of the new lodging facilities is scheduled to be completed between January and February of 2019.

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Monsoon prep: Dirt Boyz can dig it

Posted July 7, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and equipment Airmen rebuilt Atterbury Wash at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 28, 2017.

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162nd hosts Dutch air force commander

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

Lt. Gen. Dennis Luyt, the commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force, spent the day visiting Airmen at the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing located at the Tucson International Airport and the evening attending a graduation for his newest fighter pilots June 16, 2017. 

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U.S. Army awards Raytheon $116.4 million contract for Long-Range Precision Fires technology maturation and risk reduction

Posted June 12, 2017 by

TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon a $116.4 million contract to enter the technological maturation and risk reduction phase of the Long-Range Precision Fires program. LRPF is a new, longer-range surface-to-surface weapon that can defeat fixed land targets out to 499 kilometers which replaces the existing Army Tactical Missile System. Raytheon’s LRPF solution, named…

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162nd hosts bring a buddy event

Posted June 9, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Gregory Ferreira

TUCSON, Ariz. — The 162nd Wing based at Tucson International Airport, initiated the first “Bring Your Buddy to Work” event during the Unit Training Assembly June 2, 2017. Members of the wing were encouraged to invite a guest to participate in this one day event and inform them about the role the 162nd Wing plays…

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68th RQF transitions to 68th RQS

Posted June 5, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour

As the only human based weapon system in the Air Force, Guardian Angel must have highly trained personnel dedicated to the Air Force core function of Personnel Recovery.

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D-M, local community attend Air Force Partnership meeting

Posted June 2, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base leadership and local Tucson community leaders attended an Air Force Community Partnership annual update meeting at the Pima County Abrams Public Health Center in Tucson, Ariz., May 25, 2017.

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Ground-breaking base-wide improvements

Posted June 2, 2017 by Senior Airman Mya M. Crosby

The 355th Communications Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., held a ground-breaking ceremony at Heritage Hangar, May 24.

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