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The 358th fights to support life

Posted September 26, 2013 by U.S. Air Force Photos by Airman 1st Class Justin Veazie

Members of the 358th Fighter Squadron inspect and ensure that aircrew flight equipment is mission ready at Davis-Monthan, Sept. 19. AFE technicians operate various types of test equipment such as altimeters, oxygen testers, leakage testers, radio testers and other types of testers to conduce reliability testing of AFE. A flight helmet sits on a shelf…

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Reservist protects her country with two careers

Posted September 26, 2013 by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden

Most of the time you’ll find Yvette Orellana serving as a federal police officer for the U.S. Forest Service in Santa Barbara, Calif., patrolling in her squad car, writing tickets, protecting natural resources, as well as serving her local community as a mentor to teens heading down the wrong path. One might assume that in…

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Navy Knighthawks conduct joint training with Air Force Thunderbolts

Posted September 26, 2013 by Story and Photos by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey

Three U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopters participated in joint training with A-10 Thunderbolt II squadrons and Combat Search and Rescue units here September 12-20. The MH-60S, similar to the Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk, traveled from the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23, Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. along with 20 flight crew members and…

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Doolittle Raiders’ final toast ceremony slated for Nov. 9 at Air Force Museum

Posted September 19, 2013 by Rob Bardua

DAYTON, Ohio – The U.S. Air Force will host the famed Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ final toast to their fallen comrades during an invitation-only ceremony on Nov. 9, 2013, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. On April 18, 1942, 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they took off from an aircraft carrier on a top secret…

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Presenting The Medallions

Posted September 19, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

Members of the Desert Lightning Team participated in a medallion ceremony honoring World War II veterans held Sept. 7 at Silver Springs Senior Living Community in Green Valley. The ceremony was a joint endeavor between local branches of all four services and Silver Springs. Silver Springs is an independent and assisted senior living community located…

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“These things we do that others may live”

Posted September 19, 2013 by Senior Airman Camilla A Elizeu

Airmen from the 55th Rescue Squadron will be awarded medals Sept. 20 at the 55th RQS at 2 p.m. The Distinguished Flying Cross Medal with Valor and the Air Medal with Valor will be presented to eight Airmen for their actions during a contingency operation. While deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, the 55th RQS members…

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D-M Airman wins ACC award

Posted September 19, 2013 by Airman 1st Class B. Chevalier

Senior Airmen Christopher Osnes, 355th Operation Support Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape specialist, was recognized for going above and beyond the scope of his job. Due to his exceptional performance, Osnes received the Air Combat Command SERE Specialist Airman of the Year for 2012. The responsibility of a SERE specialist is to prepare aircrew and…

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Health & Safety

Blocks to build on: The physical pillar

Posted September 19, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

Physical fitness is a staple in the Air Force. Units hold physical training sessions, the fitness centers offer free PT classes and Airmen receive a routine PT test. The physical pillar of CAF has multi-faceted benefits. According to a U.S. News article, running can reverse the detrimental effects of stress because it causes the brain…

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TCH celebrates 20 years with D-M

Posted September 15, 2013 by Senior Airman Timothy Moore

The Centers for Habilitation is a non-profit organization dedicated to recruiting and helping create employment opportunities for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities.

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Honorary Commander program creates a “perfect fit”

Posted September 15, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

A community relations initiative, known as the Honorary Commander program, allows D-M to open its gates to prominent members of the local community. They come into base squadrons and groups and work side by side with military commanders.

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