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Civic Leaders Boast Air Force Hosts at 943rd Rescue Group Luncheon

Posted March 20, 2019 by Master Sgt. Meredith Mingledorff

The 943rd Rescue Group hosted local community leaders from the Military Affairs Committee at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, March 14, 2019 for an informative luncheon and unit tour that introduced the Reserve group’s unique rescue capabilities to the public.

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Close Airman Support watches out for Airmen

Posted March 18, 2019 by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers

Davis-Monthan’s Airmen are known to be strong, resilient and hard-charging. Time and time again the base has proven to be one of the best and has never backed down from the high end fight.

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A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team

Posted March 15, 2019 by

The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the Air Force’s premier close-air support aircraft, providing invaluable protection to troops on the ground.  The Air Combat Command A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, stationed at of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, brings the aircraft to air shows around the country to showcase the unique combat capabilities of the A-10 “Warthog.”…

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F-22 Raptor

Posted March 15, 2019 by

The F-22 Raptor defines air dominance. The 5th Generation F-22’s unique combination of stealth, speed, agility, and situational awareness, combined with lethal long-range air-to-air, and air-to-ground weaponry, makes it the best air dominance fighter in the world. The F-22’s ability to collect and share tactical information with friendly assets enables U.S. and allied forces to…

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Desert Lightning Team Combat Search & Rescue Demo

Posted March 15, 2019 by

This year’s Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona Air Show will feature a realistic demonstration of the aircraft and techniques used in a CSAR exercise. It’s gonna be loud and explosive! Highlights from this exciting demonstration include: • The demonstration begins with two pararescuemen jumping from a HC-130J Combat King to simulate downed airmen. • A…

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C-17 Globemaster III Demo

Posted March 15, 2019 by

The U.S. Air Force will perform a demonstration of the massive C-17 Globemaster III. It is a large military transport aircraft developed from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas and commonly performs tactical and strategic airlift missions, transporting troops and cargo throughout the world. Additional roles include medical evacuation and airdrop duties….

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SECAF announces resignation

Posted March 11, 2019 by

Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.

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Commentary

Rosie the Riveter and me

Posted March 1, 2019 by by Staff Sgt. ALEXANDRA LONGFELLOW

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published March 18, 2015. WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — As we recognize Women’s History Month this March, I am struck by the thought that heroes and role models do not have to be one single person but, in fact, can be several people. For me, this truth is…

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AFMC hiring effort draws new talent faster

Posted March 1, 2019 by by MARISA ALIA-NOVOBILSKI

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — With a command mission that relies heavily on a more than 65,000 person civilian workforce, recruiting, developing and retaining top talent is critical to success. This is the driving force behind the ongoing AFMC effort to transform the civilian hiring process across the enterprise to meet mission needs today…

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

Posted February 20, 2019 by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims

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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