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Tucson military, community leader laid to rest with honor

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Guard and Reserve servicemembers representing all branches of the United States armed forces provided military funeral honors for Bill Valenzuela at his final resting place…

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612 ACOMS remembers 9/11 victims

Posted September 13, 2012 by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden

“Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror. The pictures of airplanes flying into buildings, fires burning, huge structures collapsing…

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Davis-Monthan Exchange offers fee-free holiday layaway

Posted November 2, 2012 by

A good program just got better as the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s Holiday Layaway program is now fee-free. Shoppers simply select their gifts for layaway and stop by customer service to complete the layaway process. “Fee-free” means that while the Davis-Monthan Exchange collects an initial $3 processing fee for new layaways, that amount…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters: An Opportunity to Give Back

Posted December 14, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin

Looking to get involved in the community? If so, the Big Brother & Big Sister mentoring program could be for you. The program is in need of individuals to be role models for Tucson’s youth. Through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program volunteers will be paired with a child between the ages of 7-17. The…

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DOD leaders: budget deadlock could spark readiness crisis

Posted February 7, 2013 by Karen Parrish

Issuing perhaps their strongest warnings yet, Pentagon leaders yesterday said the budget impasse threatens to create a military readiness crisis.

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UofA Rugby puts mock “boots on the ground” with 55th RQS

Posted March 29, 2013 by Senior Airman Saphfire Cook

Courtesy Photo Staff Sgt. Josh Emerick, 55th Rescue Squadron, assists members of the University of Arizona rugby team with reading a map during a mock deployment hosted by the 55th RQS here March 16. For the mock deployment, the UofA rugby team was bused to a campsite behind the small arms range where they were…

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Diamond Sharp May 2013

Posted May 9, 2013 by

Name/Squadron: Airman 1st Class Hughes, Ryan Matthew/ 755 AMXS First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Brian Young Duty title: Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice When joined the AF: Jan. 17, 2012 Hometown: San Jose, Ca

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Lone female gunner aims high

Posted June 27, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Fresh out of training, Airman 1st Class Natasha Libby, 66th Rescue Squadron aerial gunner, is the only female aerial gunner assigned to the 66th RQS.

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U.S. Army basic combatives course comes to D-M

Posted August 15, 2013 by Senior Airman Timothy Moore

Air Force Airmen and Army soldiers participated in the U.S. Army Basic Combatives Course at Davis-Monthan July 22 to 26. The 40-hour course teaches participants basic hand-to-hand combat, and is open to all armed forces members, whether they are active duty, reservist, guard or retiree. Army soldiers participate in the U.S. Army Basic Combatives Course….

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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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