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7,501 selected for promotion to technical sergeant

Posted July 22, 2016 by Kat Bailey

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — The Air Force has selected 7,501 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant of the 33,569 eligible. The overall selection rate was 22.35 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 380.67. Officials selected 2,020 Airmen with a promote now recommendation for 26.93 percent of the total selects; 2,348…

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Motivated, dedicated, a step above the rest

Posted June 15, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

They may be dramatically visible – a missing limb or facial scar. They may also dwell beneath the skin’s surface as mental trauma that persists long after its elicited events. For many veterans, their wounds are obstacles, but for one there is nothing that can hinder his strive for excellence.

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79th RQS named top rescue squadron of 2018

Posted January 28, 2019 by Airman Frankie D. Moore

For the first time in its history, the 79th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., earned the That Others May Live Foundation Rescue Squadron of the Year Award in 2018. This annual award is presented to an active duty, Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve rescue unit that scores the highest in…

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First commander’s final celebration

Posted October 21, 2016 by 1st Lt. Lacey Roberts

Members of the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing family gathered to celebrate the life and memory of retired Maj. Gen. Donald E. Morris during a ceremony in Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 14.

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D-M Airman wins MAJCOM-level award

Posted March 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour

From the moment an individual raises their right hand and repeats the Oath of Enlistment, they become an ambassador for the U.S. armed forces.

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A legacy of valor: D-M Airmen receive prestigious award

Posted September 5, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

Courtesy photograph Airmen, friends and family take a group photo wishing Eric McOllough a speedy recovery at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 23, 2018. Brig. Gen. Stacy Hawkins, Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, presented members of the 309th Aircraft Maintenance and Regeneration Group with the Command Civilian Award for Valor and other various awards…

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