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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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FARP: Land, refuel, leave

Posted February 20, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

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

Air Force ICTs make a comeback

Posted February 13, 2019 by Airman Frankie D. Moore

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

Posted February 1, 2019 by by Staff Sgt. JENSEN STIDHAM

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

Posted February 1, 2019 by Story and photo by Airman FRANKIE MOORE

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

‘Alcatraz Gang’ POW leaves legacy of hope

Posted February 1, 2019 by by LISA SMITH MOLINARI

In May of 1966, 21 days after his F-4 Phantom II was shot down over North Vietnam, Sam Johnson arrived at the Hỏa Lò Prison. Within hours, he was beaten unconscious by his brutal captors. The unspeakable pain Johnson endured when his broken arm and dislocated shoulders were wrenched backwards was only the beginning. Johnson…

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Pilot who flew last WWII combat mission passes

Posted February 1, 2019 by by LOU TIMMONS

ARLINGTON, Va. — Capt. Jerry Yellin, World War II fighter pilot, who flew the last combat mission in August 1945, was laid to rest with full military honors Jan. 15, at Arlington Cemetery, Virginia. Yellin enlisted two months after Pearl Harbor on his 18th birthday. After graduating from Luke Air Field, as a fighter pilot…

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Team D-M, A-10 Demo Team help local youth A.I.M. High

Posted January 30, 2019 by

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona held the first Aviation, Inspiration and Motivation High Outreach Program on Jan. 26, 2019.

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Sports

WHYP it into shape

Posted January 14, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

With their heart pounding, lungs burning, leaden feet and heavy legs, thoughts of wanting to stop cross many runners’ minds. To overcome these thoughts, being surrounded by others that give encouraging words can help.

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Air Force Marathon makes major changes for 2019

Posted January 9, 2019 by

The Air Force Marathon opened registration for their 2019 event Jan. 1 with major changes designed to improve the experience for more than 12,000 annual runners.

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