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New Squadron Commander’s Course at D-M

A professional development course for squadron commanders was held at the Kennedy Professional Development Center on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 17-18, 2019.

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D-M proves lethality during readiness exercise

The 355th Wing at Davivs-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona continues to lead the Air Force in high-end operational readiness as it proves the "Dynamic Wing" construct during exercise Bushwhacker 19-05.

Air Force

CAS teams help Airmen meet new challenges

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Airmen are known to be strong, resilient and hard-charging. Time and again the base has proven to be one of the best and has never backed down from the high-end fight. The base and Airmen have gone through many changes that have resulted in a higher operation tempo with very little…

World

World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy

ARLINGTON, Va. — When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath…

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Thunder, lightning on display at D-M air show

Stephanie Lee Smith RV-8 Stephanie Lee Smith Chuck Helton U.S. Air Force Parachute Team Wings of Blue Demo Stephanie Lee Smith Heritage Flight Stephanie Lee Smith U.S. Air Force Demonstration Team F-16 Fighting Falcon Chuck Helton F-22 Raptor Chuck Helton HH-60G Pave Hawk Chuck Helton A-10 pyrotechnic display


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Commentary

Eyewitness to tragedy; how to deal

Posted  April 5, 2019

Tragedy is a part of life. But what can make or break an individual is how they deal with such tragedies. I grew up in a very small, rural town where you either knew every person or at least knew of them. Dull, flickering street lamps illuminate the streets and the taverns are filled with…

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Suicide: Watch out for your wingman

Posted  April 5, 2019

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Six thousand seventy-nine. That’s the number of veteran suicides for 2016, the most recent year reported. In some ways it’s just a random number and hard to put into any type of perspective. In many ways it’s sobering, sad, disturbing and disappointing. One. That’s the number of veteran suicides of…

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Air Force

Black Sheep still up for 214th AG mission

Posted  April 5, 2019

About 60 years ago, at an undisclosed location, ground troops would sit for hours and sometimes days on top of a hill collecting information on our adversaries; a reconnaissance both dangerous and demanding. The grueling winter nights and scorching summer days made this mission an arduous one, but these Airmen were dedicated day in and…

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Local

Perfect day in the neighborhood …

Posted  April 5, 2019

Courtesy photo Crowds of spectators visited Davis-Monthan Air Force Base March 23 and 24 for the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Air Show and Open House. Headliners included the Thunderbirds U.S. Air Force Demonstration Team flying the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team and the Wings of Blue U.S. Air Force Parachute…

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Air Force

CAS teams help Airmen meet new challenges

Posted  April 5, 2019

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Airmen are known to be strong, resilient and hard-charging. Time and again the base has proven to be one of the best and has never backed down from the high-end fight. The base and Airmen have gone through many changes that have resulted in a higher operation tempo with very little…

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