Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – June 2019

Desert Lightning News – Digital and print publication serving Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson AZ and surrounding communities – June 2019

Welcome to the June 2019 edition of Desert Lightning News! This month’s cover story features a look at the 75th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944. Widely acknowledged as the turning point in the battle to liberate Europe from the dictatorial clutches of Adolf Hitler, the Allied invasion of Normandy stands as a tribute and testament to the bravery of troops who looked hell straight in the eye and beat it back to defeat. Click on the link below for a recap in words and pictures of this epic battle.

Here are some more highlights from the June issue:

  • “D-Day Doll” revisits Normandy for 75th anniversary: page 3
  • “Wise Guy” B-52 – from the Boneyard to Barksdale: page 4
  • AF assists PCSing spouses with professional licensure fees: page 5
  • Enjoy summer fun, but stay safe: page 10

All this and much more, in this edition of Desert Lightning News! Pick up a hard copy of the paper beginning June 7, at our usual distribution points on base and in Tucson. Be sure to “Like” our Facebook page for daily updates on news coming out of D-M and other military and defense installations in the desert southwest. It’s our privilege to serve you – have a great week! #aerotechnews #dmafbnews

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