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Love, Service, and Sacrifice

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — “Will you marry me?” It’s a phrase that invokes an abundance of emotions for many, and depending on the answer, the beginning of a new journey. Marriages and relationships are all about compromise, communication, teamwork, sacrifice, commitment and love.Everyone has an opinion of what makes a marriage successful. Most married couples will…

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Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course

The Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course will take place here March 3-6, with aircraft and personnel scheduled to arrive March 1-2 and depart March 7. During the course, civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and Air Force pilots of current fighter aircraft will practice flying in formation together. Heritage flights raise public awareness of…

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The Wrestling Airman

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Two villains jumped in the wrestling ring and started to yell at the crowd. Loud boos and insults were hurled back in response. The show was sold out, the crowd had warmed up after watching some preliminary matches, and it was time for a big tag team match. Everyone was waiting…

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Purple Heart recipient parking space unveiled at D-M AFB

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. –  — A parking space was dedicated to Purple Heart Medal recipients in the parking lot of the Exchange Feb. 4th. One of six active duty members on base who have received the Purple Heart, U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Robert Disney, 48th Rescue Squadron superintendent, spoke during the dedication ceremony….

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Sites of African American Memories

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, once said, “Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.”  The ASALH selected the theme, Hallowed Grounds:…


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D-M awarded ACC-level CINC award

Posted  November 2, 2015

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — Air Combat Command announced Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., as the 2016 ACC Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence award recipient. Established in 1985 by President Ronald Reagan, the CINC Installation Excellence award recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who maintain and operate U.S. installations. “Congratulations to all of you,” said…

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FARP team refuels A-10s at D-M

Posted  November 2, 2015

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chris Massey) A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot from the 354th Fighter Squadron signals to 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 563rd Operations Support Squadron Forward Area Refueling Point team members during FARP training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 15. This is the first time…

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Desert Boneyard 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk

Posted  November 2, 2015

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  — The 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group “Boneyard” held the third annual Desert Boneyard 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk today. The courses navigated through hundreds of historic military aircraft stored and maintained by the 309th AMARG. The more than 2,600 acre facility provides depot-level maintenance, aircraft regeneration, storage and preservation, aircraft parts…

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Luck, timing and a little bit of skill

Posted  October 29, 2015

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. — Jim Harkins, 11 years old at the time, soared through the air in a sailplane, wide-eyed and terrified. Surrounded by strange, loud noises, he kept a firm white-knuckle grip on the handles in front of him. At that moment he knew, he was done with flying. All he could think was,…

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Not all trash belongs in dumpsters

Posted  October 29, 2015

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — A dumpster may seem like the perfect place to dispose of personal and government property that is no longer wanted or needed. This is not the case with the dumpsters on base according to the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron. Common items found in and around dumpsters, that are prohibited, include couches…

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