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Gun Plumbers: reassembling the old with the new

Inside the 355th Equipment and 924th Maintenance Squadrons’ back shop at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., a group of Airmen are using innovative problem solving to modernize traditional ways of maintaining the Air Force’s ability to fly, fight and win.

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F-AMMO-ly: Augmenting production using exceptional teamwork

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore Senior Airman Elizabeth Huerta, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron technician, loads a flare trailer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 26, 2017. The trailer was taken to the flight line for aircraft loading. From the cartridges used by security forces, to the guided bombs utilized…

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Airmen inspire next generation at home, abroad

RIONEGRO, COLOMBIA — A gentle but persistent breeze flows through the lush South American valley, offering respite from the often-oppressive heat its American visitors are used to. The serene beauty of the Colombian landscape is sharply contrasted by the roar of an F-16CM Fighting Falcon as it takes to the skies, the deafening sound of…

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29th IS Airman tackles Air Force rugby team

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. ­— Listed at 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds, this fusion analyst and player on the Air Force Rugby Team is not an Airman you want running at you full speed. Airman 1st Class Austin, of the 29th Intelligence Squadron, has been playing with the Air…

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Bonded through service, linked by fate

CHICAGO — Thousands gathered to witness an extraordinary display of resilience and strength by the nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing all branches of the military during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago. The lives of two Air Force master sergeants became forever intertwined, as if guided by…


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A year in Photos — August 2016

Posted  January 6, 2017

Courtesy photo U.S. Airmen from the 42nd Electronic Combat Squadron perform pre-flight checks in an EC-130H Compass Call before executing its first training mission with an upgraded cockpit acquired via an avionic viability program at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 11, 2016. The 42nd ECS’s Compass Calls were the first to be upgraded in…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nathan H. Barbour
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A year in Photos — September 2016

Posted  January 6, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nathan H. Barbour A C-130T stages before executing a functional-check flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2016. The aircraft will be transferred to the 220th Airlift Wing to support personnel and supply movement as well as disaster relief efforts U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier
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A year in Photos — October 2016

Posted  January 6, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby U.S. Air Force Airman Brittany Wade, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons crew member, loads an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile onto an A-10C Thunderbolt II during a load crew of the quarter competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 7, 2016. The objective of the…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nathan H. Barbour
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A year in Photos — November 2016

Posted  January 6, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerrime Williams, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Mustangs linebacker, grabs the flag from a Fort Huachuca Black Knights offensive player during the 3rd annual Army vs. Air Force Turkey Bowl at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2016. The D-M Mustangs took…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley N. Steffen
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A year in Photos — December 2016

Posted  January 6, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron secure a drop zone during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated…

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