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D-M Airmen participate in exercise Cactus Flag

Airment from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., participated in the annual Cactus Flag exercise, which began operations Dec. 4, 2017.

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San Antonio civic leaders go west, experience Total Force

"Go west, young man" American author Horace Greeley said about America's expansion westward. Recently, 22 civic leaders from the San Antonio area did just that during the 433rd Airlift Wing's Civic Leaders' Tour to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16-17, 2017.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson Local

AF, Apple building maintenance efficiency

Most people hear the words Apple and think either a fruit or an electronic device, but for the 924th Fighter Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., it means efficiency.

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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.

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Military aviation leaders discuss readiness, urge budget certainty

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress today on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.


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Year in Review: January

Posted  January 5, 2018

Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Staff Sgt. Mark Siefner, 334th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, out of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., repairs an F-15E Strike Eagle Jan. 18, 2017, at Davis-Monthan AFB. New pilots from the 334th Fighter Squadron participated in a two-week training course with the F-15E throughout southern Arizona’s military operating…

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Year in Review: February

Posted  January 5, 2018

Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Fighter aircraft from the World War II era rest on the flightline during the 2017 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Feb. 12, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Ariz., Feb. 12, 2017. The modern aircraft that participated in this year’s HFTCC were the F-35 Lightning II, the F-22 Raptor, the…

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Year in Review: March

Posted  January 5, 2018

Airman 1st Class Mya Crosby A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II, assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron and part of the A-10 West Heritage Flight Team, and a P-38 Lightning fly in formation March 26, 2017, during the Los Angeles County Air Show in Lancaster, California. The A-10 WHFT is scheduled to perform in…

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Year in Review: April

Posted  January 5, 2018

Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims Wanda Wolosky, Holocaust survivor, lights a candle during a Holocaust remembrance ceremony April 24, 2017, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The ceremony was held to honor the 6 million Jews and millions of others that lost their lives during the Holocaust.

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Year in Review: May

Posted  January 5, 2018

Staff Sgt. Marianique Santos Pararescuemen with the 58th Rescue Squadron prepare for aerial transport during a personnel recovery scenario at Pond Lading Zone during Angel Thunder 17 in Tucson, Ariz., May 11, 2017. Angel Thunder is a two-week, Air Combat Command-sponsored, joint certified and accredited personnel recovery exercise focused on search and rescue. The exercise…

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