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Outdoor Rec offers low cost events for Airmen

Posted November 9, 2012 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

Members of the Desert Lightning Team scale obstacles at the 4H High Ropes course held by the Single Airmen Initiative program in Tucson, Ariz. March 8. The SAI is an Air Force-wide program endorsed by the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force. (Courtesy photo) Are you looking for something fun and inexpensive to do…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle)
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Construction commences at 29 Bravo

Posted January 24, 2013 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

Construction for the 29 Bravo gate, located on Wilmot Road, a quarter mile north of Valencia Road, is scheduled to begin on Jan. 22.

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CoRC holds free event for DLT

Posted May 9, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier

The Culture of Responsible Choices provided a free Movie-in-a-Park event for Desert Lightning Team members here May 4, at Bama Park. The event was designed to provide an alternate fun activity for the DLT and their families.

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Meet D-M Staff Sergeant’s roller derby alter-ego: Judo Gnomi

Posted September 3, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier Staff Sgt. Hilary Middleton, 355th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician (center), prepares to start a bout with the Tucson Roller Derby in Tucson, August 10. During a bout, players try to keep members of the opposing team from getting past them and…

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D-M spouse hopes to “Survive” on reality TV

Posted January 30, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

The spouse of a Desert Lightning Team member is hoping to be selected as a contestant on the hit reality TV game show, “Survivor.” Luella Moore, wife of Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Moore, 41st Electronic Component Squadron, has submitted her application via the show’s website. Applicants must include recent pictures of themselves and a video describing…

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Servicemembers must follow local vehicle emissions standards

Posted May 1, 2014 by Benjamin Newell

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va., — Airmen with vehicles registered out-of-state are still subject to local emissions standards, according to the 1990 Federal Clean Air Act Amendments. Even with authorization to maintain out-of-state registration under the provisions of the Service members Civil Relief Act, local inspection and testing of a vehicle’s emissions system may be required in…

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D-M participates in Exercise BUSHWACKER 14-02

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier) A U.S. Air Force Airman of the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron signs out mobility gear to a deploying Airman during Exercise BUSHWACKER 14-02 at Davis-Monthan, Aug. 27. The exercise was implemented to test D-M’s operational readiness.   (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st…

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D-M deploys 1,100 Airmen around the globe

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Approximately 1,100 Airmen have been tasked to deploy from D-M during the first three months of 2015, more than twice the normal amount. Typically, the base would have around 500 Airmen deployed at any given time which makes this deployment a significant increase. This deployment includes Airmen from the 563rd Rescue Group, 55th Electronic Combat…

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Angel Thunder 2015

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) German Air Force CH-53GS waits to be refueled at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., during Angel Thunder 2015, June 7. Angel Thunder is the world’s largest personnel recovery exercise. D-M hosted 11 partner nations and nine interagencies with a common goal to train personnel…

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D-M Airmen paint planes for protection

Posted April 19, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Michael Washburn

Stepping into the paint barn on D-M feels like being on the set of the movie “E.T.” or “Outbreak.” Airmen are dressed up in white hazardous material suits like the actors in those films, except they’re not looking for a candy-munching life form or trying to stop a deadly disease from spreading. The Airmen…

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