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Health & Safety

Suicide prevention training goes face-to-face

Posted April 2, 2015 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The World Health Organization reports that every year, more than 800,000 people die from suicide or roughly one death every 40 seconds. It’s a hard subject to speak on and some people don’t know where to go to for assistance. The Air Force is making sure that we give people who…

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Events

Air Force Chief of Staff visits D-M

Posted April 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III visited Davis-Monthan Air Force Base March 25. Welsh made stops at several organizations including the 355th Fighter Wing, the 354th Fighter Squadron, the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group and also held an all-call at the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hangar. During the all-call, Welsh…

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Local

Davis-Monthan Airman helps Tucsonan

Posted March 26, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

One weather forecaster’s self-aid buddy care training quickly resurfaced when she witnessed a car accident outside the gates of Davis-Monthan. Senior Airman Amanda Boone, 355th Operations Support Squadron weather forecaster, was escorting a fellow Airman after undergoing a surgery, when the accident occurred. “We were sitting at the intersection of Speedway and Kolb,” said Boone….

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World

D-M A-10’s train at RAF Lakenheath

Posted March 26, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Erin R. Babis

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — A Theater Security Package comprised of A-10C Thunderbolts and Airmen from the 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., arrived at the Liberty Wing March 13 to train with NATO allies in new environments and cultures. “Working with our NATO allies helps strengthen the bonds between us, and demonstrates the…

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Sports

ACC senior leaders challenge Airmen

Posted March 19, 2015 by (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jensen Stidham)
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Local

Chinese language connects linguist, local school children

Posted March 19, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski

An Air Force Linguist from the 55th Electronic Combat Group found a unique way to stay proficient in his language of practice by helping local school children study. Tech Sgt. Jonathan Roe, 55th ECG Chinese linguist, has been visiting the International School of Tucson to assist first through third-graders study the Chinese language since January….

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U.S.

Turkey Shoot inspires competition at 162nd Wing

Posted March 19, 2015 by Senior Airman Jackson Hurd 

The Maintenance and Operations Squadrons of the 162nd Wing competed in a Turkey Shoot held during March Unit Training Assembly. The 148th, 152nd, and 195th fighter squadrons competed to determine combat readiness and effectiveness. A Turkey Shoot is a competition where Airmen face-off in simulated air mission scenarios to determine which squadron can score the…

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Salutes & Awards

Diamond Sharp March 20, 2015

Posted March 19, 2015 by

Name/Squadron: Staff Sgt. Mariam C. Bufford/ 355 SFS First Sergeant: Master Sgt. Justin Mitchell Duty Title: Response Force Leader When joined the Air Force: May 20, 2006 Hometown: El Paso, TX Hobbies: Volunteering, education, fitness, reading and music Selection Reasons: As a Response Force Leader assigned to the 355 Security Forces Squadron her duty performance…

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Local

COMACC visits D-M

Posted March 19, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, Commander of Air Combat Command, visited here, Feb. 27, -Mar. 1. During Carlisle’s visit he had two goals, to certify a Viper Demonstration Team pilot, and to speak with the Airmen. After clearing the pilot to fly in future airshows Carlisle held an all-call where he spoke about what…

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Sports

AF trials underway for 2015 Warrior Games

Posted March 12, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) — U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, British and Australian wounded warriors here are fighting for a chance to compete at the 2015 Warrior Games during the Air Force Trials Feb. 27 through March 5. The trials are an adaptive sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being…

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