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News

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – August 3, 2018

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Welcome to the Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! This month, we have the 2018 edition of “The Book.” This is the annual mission update for Davis-Monthan AFB, which includes information for each organization on D-M – mission statements, demographics and responsibilities for each squadron, unit and other groups on base.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims
Local

Legal office providing will assistance to local retirees

Posted August 1, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims

The 355th Fighter Wing Legal Office at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., is providing a free service to retirees by holding will signings.

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Local

Honorary commander program inspires outreach

Posted July 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer

The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Honorary Commander Program gives local civic and business leaders to gain a better understanding and greater insight of the various missions and units on base by providing tours and activities.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore
Health & Safety

355th MDG offers unique physical therapy experiences

Posted July 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

Though the safety of Airmen is of utmost importance, injuries, both in and out of work, are inevitable.

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U.S. Air Force Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base participate in the 355th Force Support Squadron’s annual 5k Color Run at D-M AFB, Ariz., June 8, 2018. Along with the 5k run, a raffle for various prizes was held at the conclusion of the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore)
Local

D-M goes for color run …

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Frankie Moore Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base participate in the 355th Force Support Squadron’s annual 5k Color Run, June 8 at D-M AFB. Along with the 5k run, a raffle for prizes was held at the conclusion of the event. Forty volunteers threw more than 200 bags of colored chalk at…

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Air Force

IMA’s forward momentum lands her two major awards

Posted July 6, 2018 by by Senior Master Sgt. STEVEN PIERCE

An Air Force Reserve individual mobilization augmentee at Davis Monthan Air Force Base was recently recognized at Air Combat Command and Air Force Reserve-levels for work she performed in 2017. Master Sgt. Jessica Pierce, attached to the 355th Fighter Wing Legal Office as the IMA to the law office superintendent, is the ACC senior NCO…

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Air Force

D-M, others teach aircraft recovery to Chilean AF partners

Posted July 6, 2018 by Story and photo by Staff Sgt. ANGELA RUIZ

ANTOFAGASTA, Chile — Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) sent a mobile training team to Chile to conduct training with the Chilean Air Force on Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery, May 13 to June 8, 2018. The CDDAR Mobile Training Team consisted of four seasoned crew chiefs who have experienced being an aircraft crash team…

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Air Force

Vietnam fighter pilot finally comes home

Posted July 6, 2018 by Story and photo by CORY ANGELL

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Maj. James Blair White went missing in Southeast Asia on Nov. 24, 1969. He was finally laid to rest at West Point alongside of his mother, father and brother, June 19, 2018. His wife, Sharon Cook, and daughter, Katherine White, were in attendance. Katherine was less than a year old when…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Giovanni Sims
Local

355th Fighter Wing changes command

Posted July 2, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Kristine Legate

Col. Mike Drowley assumed command of the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., from Col. Scott C. Campbell, June 29, 2018.

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HPO program increases readiness and lethality

Posted June 18, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

Pararescuemen risk life and limb in order to save the lives of others. Over time, these great efforts cause strain to the body, and, if not treated proactively, can lead to potential permanent damage.

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