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Soldier earns Olympic berth at Pan American Games

TORONTO – Army Spc. Nathan Schrimsher earned an automatic berth into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a third-place finish July 19 in men’s...

Concerned leaders order review of base housing

ARLINGTON, Va. — Responding to reports of poorly maintained and unsafe housing across several installations, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff...

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – December 7, 2018

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition - December 7, 2018 Desert Lightning News – Digital and print publication serving Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson AZ and surrounding...

“I know you don’t want me to, but I miss home”

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Pixar’s movie “Inside Out” is a movie every military family should see. I say family because it is not just...

Legislation changes UCMJ for victims of sexual assault

WASHINGTON — The fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, signed into law last month, significantly changes the Uniform Code of Military...

Rocketry Club ready to take flight this weekend

TUCSON, Arizona - On March 28 and 29, hundreds of rockets will soar into the Tucson sky at Desert Heat 2015. Rocket enthusiasts from...

Soldier’s MILITARY STAR bill paid in full at D-M Exchange

For Staff Sgt. Joshua Graser, Army Recruiting Battalion Phoenix, having one less bill to worry about is giving him extra peace of mind. As...

ADC recognizes Glendale, southeast Arizona for support to military members,...

The Association of Defense Communities recently designated eight communities as “Great American Defense Communities,” a recognition of the unique contributions cities, counties and regions...

Enlisted evaluation, promotion systems updated

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- With static closeout dates for each rank in place, the Air Force announced it will update the enlisted performance report forms...

Increase your sphere of influence

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- In his November 2013 Roll Call, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody said that...

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