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35th FSS hosts “unbirthday celebration”

Posted July 3, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

The 355th Force Support Squadron hosted a “Meet FSS Unbirthday Celebration.” This event gave Desert Lightning Team members a chance to learn about the facilities on base that belong to FSS. “The purpose of events like the Unbirthday Party is really two-fold,” said said CMSgt. Patrick Fry, 355th FSS superintendent. “We want to do something…

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Flooding still underway this year, avoid water runoff problems

Posted August 21, 2014 by

While rain in a desert climate is usually welcome, too much of a good thing can a problem for travelers, especially newcomers who may not be familiar with how quickly driving and other travel conditions can change. “There have been flood advisories nearly every night [during] the last week or so due to the unseasonably…

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Response team in action

Posted October 2, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

Multiple agencies from D-M came together to showcase the expertise and equipment available in the event of a real-world emergency involving hazardous materials here, Sept. 29, 2014. The Multi-Agency Hazardous Material Exercise gave the agencies that participated an opportunity to see each other’s capabilities while developing a harmonious working relationship. “This training is to exercise…

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Veterans

Chief serves beyond active-duty

Posted December 11, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — John Burden retired as a chief master sergeant more than 18 years ago, but he never stopped serving his country and community. “As I was parking at the Veteran’s Association clinic, I saw a gentleman across the street get out of an old rickety van,” Burden said. “He was an amputee…

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Health & Safety

“Super” Airman becomes professional bodybuilder

Posted February 5, 2015 by Samuel King Jr.

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — After a heavy, weight workout, Senior Airman Terrence Ruffin walks over to a row of mirrors in the gym. He strikes a pose and flexes the muscles in his chest, arms and legs. He stares, then smiles at the reflection he sees. He continues in this manner for more than a…

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Out and About in Arizona Tombstone: The town too tough to die

Posted April 26, 2012 by

The most famous event in Tombstone’s history, the famed Gunfight at the OK Corral will be re-enacted this weekend, April 28-29. On October 26, 1881, Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp with help from Wyatt’s friend Doc Holliday took 24 seconds and…

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Military members receive joint tactical training

Posted June 14, 2012 by Senior Airman Brittany Dowdle

Members from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps came out for helicopter pre-deployment training here June 7. Lt. Col. Kjall Gopaul, 355th Mission Support Group deputy commander, led this...

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Air Guard recruit becomes U.S. citizen, heads to basic training

Posted July 26, 2012 by Maj. Gabe Johnson

At the U.S. District Court here 53 new American citizens took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States July 20; each one eager for the...

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Patriot Golf Day raises $50K for military charities

Posted September 20, 2012 by Maj. Gabe Johnson

At the third annual Patriot Golf Day held here Sept. 10 a banner at Ventana Canyon Country Club in northwest Tucson welcomed golfers and promised them the day’s outing would be…

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Strong leadership today may save lives tomorrow

Posted November 9, 2012 by Commentary by Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace

An Afghan woman and her son ride a donkey through a U.S. Army scout presence patrol in Nawbor Village, Bala Murghab District, Badghis Province, Afghanistan, Jan. 16, 2011. The scouts, who hail from White Platoon, Bulldog Troop, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, identified the woman’s family as having recently moved to the village, after insurgents…

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