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Health & Safety

Help is here

Posted May 3, 2012 by Commentary by Roselyn Leyva

AFRC Psychological Health Advocacy Outreach Specialist- Western Region — Mental health plays an essential role in shaping one’s life. In short, a person free of excessive anxiety, stress and worry is more capable to live life at its fullest. A mentally fit person maintains a...

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Events

Fourth of July celebration information

Posted June 21, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Michael Washburn

For July Fourth, D-M is scheduled to hold a few events to celebrate the holiday. The base pool is slated to be open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Salutes & Awards

Warrior of the Week August 3, 2012

Posted August 3, 2012 by

Desert Lightning Team’s Weekly Warrior: Staff Sgt. William Kennon. Job description: Technical Order Distribution Office ensures maintainers have the most accurate and up to date tech data to perform their job.

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Deputy Defense Secretary visits international F-16 schoolhouse

Posted October 4, 2012 by Lt. Col. Christine Rhodes

The U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, Dr. Ashton B. Carter, visited the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport today to learn about international F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot…

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Air Force

The Ceremonial Guardsman

Posted November 16, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Saphfire Cook

Basic Military Training can be tough and stressful, and it was no different for Kellen Ferguson. His days were spent dusting corners, tightening sheets and creating e-folds. It was a monotonous routine until one day the trainees were privy to a U.S. Air Force Honor Guard demonstration that set him on the path his Air…

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Salutes & Awards

Parents honor son’s memory through Camp Hope

Posted January 10, 2013 by Donna Miles

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – With a simple idea and their fallen Marine son’s Servicemembers Group Life Insurance check, a retired soldier and his wife are honoring his memory…

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‘Birdies for the Brave’ honors local military at Accenture Match Play

Posted February 28, 2013 by 1st Lt. Angela Walz

Professional golfers in the 2013 Accenture Match Play Championship took time to honor local military members here today as Air and Army National Guardsmen in uniform lined the walkway to the 1st tee before the beginning of play Feb. 22 at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz. “We’re proud to represent the…

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DLT Airmen unload 40K books for children

Posted April 12, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christine Griffiths Airmen and Tucson citizens sort books at the Bookman’s warehouse for First Book Tucson April 2. Approximately 40,000 books were unpacked, sorted and stacked for children from pre- kindergarten to high school. Sixty-four Airmen from the Desert Lightning Team assisted First Book Tucson with unloading…

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Green Knights MMC hosts ride for safety

Posted May 24, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier

The Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club chapter at D-M is hosting a guided motorcycle tour to Bisbee, Ariz. May 23. The tour is part of the Green Knights’ annual safety day ride. There have been many accidents already this year, and the ride is being held to help reduce those accidents. Any U.S. military member,…

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Health & Safety

Tips for the upcoming monsoon season

Posted July 11, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin

With the monsoon season fast approaching, members of the D-M community should be prepared for the rough weather. A monsoon consists of hard rain with hail, severe lightning, strong winds, and flashfloods. Tucson is expected to experience monsoons from June to September. “One of the main dangers of a monsoon is a flashflood which can…

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