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D-M Airmen balance flexibility, survivability, lethality in readiness exercise

Landing in an austere location, a small number of Airmen move at a rapid pace to accomplish a very specific mission. With only the necessary supplies needed to survive for a week, they begin to unload food, shelter and equipment. After unloading, they set up a campsite as home base for their operations.

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FARP: Land, refuel, leave

In the darkness of night, forward area refueling point team members wait for an HC-130J Combat King II to land – marking the start of training.

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Air Force ICTs make a comeback

While A-10 Thunderbolt IIs fly high above the desert mountains, U.S. Air Force maintainers and crew chiefs from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona await the airframe’s arrival on the flight line below, anticipating the workload to come.

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F-35 demos new bag of tricks at D-M air show

As one of the premier acts at the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona air show, March 23 and 24 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team has something new in its bag of tricks. Capt. Andrew Olson, demonstration team commander and pilot, has spent much of the last three months designing,…

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Digital guardians ward off cyber attacks

Due to technology’s exponential growth, access to powerful computers and dynamic software has become increasingly easier for a wide margin of people to obtain. As a result of sensitive information being distributed digitally, cyber-attacks have become more prevalent as technology progresses. These attacks can wreak havoc on mediums ranging from personal cell phones to complex…


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Air Force

Year in Review: May 2018

Posted  January 4, 2019

Airman 1st Class Frankie Moore 355th MDG offers unique physical therapy experiences Desert Lightning Team members perform kettle bell rows May 30, 2018, during the Advanced Physical Therapy Class at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The Advanced Physical Therapy Class is held at D-M AFB three times a week and introduces patients to joint-safe exercises that…

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Air Force

Year in Review: June 2018

Posted  January 4, 2019

Airman 1st Class Michael Beyer HH-60 Pave Hawks take flight U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 923rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron take a break, June 14, 2018, after performing preflight checks on a HH-60G Pave Hawk at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The 923rd AMXS plans and directs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to ensure mission-ready status. Airman…

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Air Force

Year in Review: July 2018

Posted  January 4, 2019

Airman 1st Class Michael Beyer Honorary commander program inspires outreach U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Noah Vaughan, 25th Operational Weather Squadron superintendent and Brendan Lyons, 25th OWS honorary commander, prepare food July 17, 2018, at the Ronald McDonald house in Tucson. Through the Honorary Commander Program, Airmen from the 25th OWS partnered with the…

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Air Force

Year in Review: August 2018

Posted  January 4, 2019

Airman Frankie Moore Couple provides support for foster animals U.S. Air Force Capt. Daniel Hale, 563rd Operations Support Squadron officer in charge of plans and scheduling, and his wife Dr. Kristen Hale, veterinarian, play fetch with their rescue pets Aug. 21, 2018, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The Hales fostered roughly 20 sheltered animals from…

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Air Force

Year in Review: September 2018

Posted  January 4, 2019

Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate A-10 Pilot reaches 5,000 flight hours milestone U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robin Sandifer, 47th Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II instructor pilot, poses with the 5,000 flight hours milestone patch in front of an A-10 Sept. 21, 2018, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Sandifer reached this milestone after flying the…

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