(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen)
Local

The struggle of an imprisoned warrior

Posted October 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Ashley N. Steffen 

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — Sweat and water mingled in dripping beads, caressing the cheeks of muddied Soldiers in a land rotting with war. It was early in the morning; the world was still black with a sleeping sun. In anticipation, U.S. Army Pvt. Tony Gargano, in Fox Company, waited to launch a secret attack…

Full Story »

FitnessAssesments_pict1
Local

What to know about Fitness Assessments

Posted November 19, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz., — The Air Force’s Fitness Assessment is one of the many opportunities for Airmen to display their Core Values. When it comes to this assessment, Airmen here must know what to expect, what to avoid, and how to prepare in order to exceed. FA sessions are scheduled here Monday through Friday at…

Full Story »

Local

Air Force Chief of Staff visits D-M

Posted April 3, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III visited Davis-Monthan Air Force Base March 25. Welsh made stops at several organizations including the 355th Fighter Wing, the 354th Fighter Squadron, the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group and also held an all-call at the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hangar. During the all-call, Welsh…

Full Story »

Local

AFRC JOLD course held at D-M

Posted February 13, 2015 by

(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released) Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally speaks during an Air Force Reserve Command’s Junior Officer Leadership Development course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2015. The JOLD course is for lieutenants and captains and focuses on leadership, career development and force management.

Full Story »

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2d Lt. Lacey Roberts)
Local

162nd Wing alert detachment receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Posted February 12, 2016 by 2nd Lt. Lacey Roberts

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award has been awarded to the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing Aerospace Control Alert detachment located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for the period of Nov. 1, 2012 through Oct. 31, 2014. The award is given to units that have distinguished themselves by outstanding achievement and distinctly standout…

Full Story »

Local

Climbing to the top with Chief ingredients

Posted April 18, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ashely N. Steffen

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Achieving the rank of chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force wasn’t initially a goal for a few of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s new chief master sergeants. Life changes and years of trial and error are a couple of the ingredients that shaped their paths to the highest…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby
Local

Airman cleared to land AF-level award

Posted August 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

Air traffic controllers have one of the most demanding and stressful jobs in the Air Force. With no room for error, they must be calm, decisive and quick thinking in order to be effective.

Full Story »

Local

68th Rescue Flight

Posted December 2, 2016 by emmauribe

Mission: To instruct and train pararescuemen and combat rescue officers advanced skill upgrades and proficiency training in order to meet combat capability requirements and integration with joint combat forces in support of joint force commander/combatant commander taskings. Vision: Dedicated to developing a culture of holistic leaders, skilled in the art of land warfare and equipped…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson
Local

47th Fighter Squadron celebrates their heritage

Posted December 30, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the 47th Fighter Squadron gathered their alumni to celebrate the unit’s history Dec. 6-7, 2016.

Full Story »

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby)
Local

Expeditionary kitchen training at D-M

Posted October 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — Thirty Airmen attended expeditionary kitchen training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s Desert Lightning City, Sept. 29-30. The Air Combat Command funded training was hosted by Babington Technology to educate Airmen from D-M, Luke AFB, Arizona, and Nellis AFB, Nevada, on handling equipment in a single pallet expeditionary kitchen. The Airmen learned…

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.