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Airmen in your community: USAF Thunderbirds offer flight to Arizona Cardinal

Airmen in your community: USAF Thunderbirds offer flight to Arizona Cardinal

Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals cornerback, receives the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds patch from Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra, USAF Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron aircrew flight equipment specialist, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2014. Peterson was slated for a cele…

April 15, 2014 9:20 am
Ashbrook Farm

Ashbrook Farm

Keegan Rawls leads her horse, Habanera, into the barn to remove her saddle after their ride at Ashbrook Farm in Tucson, Ariz., March 10, 2014. Keegan has been riding for the past eight years and competes in jumping shows throughout the state. She is the daughter of Col. Trey Rawls, 355th Fig…

April 02, 2014 5:43 pm
Ashbrook Farm

Ashbrook Farm

Lauren Pickett places a fly mask on the horse she rides, Scotch, after her lesson is complete at Ashbrook Farm in Tucson, Ariz., March 10, 2014. Lauren started riding when she was five years old while her father was stationed at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., and has been riding now for more tha…

April 02, 2014 5:43 pm
Ashbrook Farm

Ashbrook Farm

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April 02, 2014 5:43 pm
Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jamin Rendon, 55th Rescue Squadron Special Mission Aviator, assists players from the University of Arizona Rugby team during a mock search and rescue exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Ariz., March 8, 2014. The players divided into groups of six and navigated …

March 17, 2014 2:34 pm
Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

University of Arizona Rugby team players compete in a tug-of-war tournament at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 8, 2014. The goal of the tug-of-war tournament was to increase efficiency among the players by creating a stronger bond through teamwork. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman …

March 17, 2014 2:33 pm
Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

U.S. Air Force Captain Jordan Wiersch, 55th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk pilot, describes controls and displays of an HH-60G to a member of the University of Arizona Rugby team during the 55th Rescue Squadron's Combat Wildcat event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 7, 2014. T…

March 17, 2014 2:30 pm
Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

Airmen in your community: D-M rescue squad mentors U of A rugby team

University of Arizona Rugby team players assemble an expeditionary shelter at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 7, 2014. The players were visiting the 55th Rescue Squadron for the 3rd annual Combat Wildcat event, which is geared to show the players how to work as a team through mili…

March 17, 2014 2:32 pm
16.4 MW solar array at D-M

16.4 MW solar array at D-M

Solar panels collect sunlight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The Davis-Monthan solar array project is placed on 170 acres of underutilized land, making this the largest of its kind on any U.S Department of Defense installation. The Air Force has stated a goal to increase renewable en…

February 24, 2014 12:00 am
16.4 MW solar array at D-M

16.4 MW solar array at D-M

Solar panels collect sunlight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The Davis-Monthan solar array project is placed on 170 acres of underutilized land, making this the largest of its kind on any U.S Department of Defense installation. The Air Force has stated a goal to increase renewable en…

February 24, 2014 12:00 am
D-M Dads stand-up AFRC program

D-M Dads stand-up AFRC program

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jessie Cantu, 355th Security Forces Squadron Response Force leader, carries his daughter Arizona, 18 months, to the car from the Child Development Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2014. The D-M’s Dads Group is for all military fathers, whet…

February 14, 2014 9:08 am
D-M Dads stand-up AFRC program

D-M Dads stand-up AFRC program

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eric Torres, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron training monitor, and Ryan Harris, carry their sons to their vehicles from the Child Development Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2014. The D-M’s Dads Group is a way for fathers to receive infor…

February 14, 2014 9:06 am
Mothers of Preschoolers

Mothers of Preschoolers

Sarah Snyder, MOPS volunteer, reads to the children, Moppettes, during the religious education program at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan 10, 2014. MOPS is a program that meets twice a month for mothers to bond and for children to receive religious education. (U.S. Air Force photo b…

January 17, 2014 3:03 pm
Mothers of Preschoolers

Mothers of Preschoolers

Mothers of Preschoolers take part in Turbo Kick during a MOPS meeting at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2014. MOPS is a way mothers can get together and support each other while building a strong bond within their community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Camilla Elize…

January 17, 2014 3:02 pm
SFS becomes more resilient

SFS becomes more resilient

Senior Airman Sonya Haines, 355th Security Forces Squadron security clerk, reads a brochure the resiliency room at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Dec 19, 2013. The information in the room came from various helping agencies around base.

December 31, 2013 9:14 am
D-M’s Santas-in-blue visit local school

D-M’s Santas-in-blue visit local school

Students pose for a photo with Santa after opening their gifts at the San Xavier Mission School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013. Each year Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Airmen and their families donate gifts to the Santas-in-Blue program and volunteers pass them out at the San Xavier Mission School .

December 23, 2013 4:16 pm
D-M’s Santas-in-blue visit local school

D-M’s Santas-in-blue visit local school

Students visit with Santa and wait while he passes out gifts at the San Xavier Mission School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013. The Santas-in-Blue program gives donated gifts to all the students ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade, with this year contribution providing nearly 2,100 gift…

December 23, 2013 4:15 pm
D-M’s Santas-in-blue visit local school

D-M’s Santas-in-blue visit local school

Students line up to greet Santa as he arrives in a fire truck at the San Xavier Mission School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013. The Santas-in-Blue program is a way for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base to strengthen its relationship with the local community. San Xavier Mission School is one of th…

December 23, 2013 4:12 pm
Santas-in-Blue

Santas-in-Blue

Students line up to greet Santa as he arrives in a fire truck at the San Xavier Mission School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013. The Santas-in-Blue program is a way for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base to strengthen its relationship with the local community. San Xavier Mission School is one of th…

December 19, 2013 4:33 pm
Santas-in-Blue

Santas-in-Blue

Students visit with Santa and wait while he passes out gifts at the San Xavier Mission School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013. The Santas-in-Blue program gives donated gifts to all the students ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade, with this year contribution providing nearly 2,100 gift…

December 19, 2013 4:33 pm
Santas-in-Blue

Santas-in-Blue

Students pose for a photo with Santa after opening their gifts at the San Xavier Mission School in Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013. Each year Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Airmen and their families donate gifts to the Santas-in-Blue program and volunteers pass them out at the San Xavier Mission …

December 19, 2013 4:33 pm
Airmen in your community: From artist to engine mechanic

Airmen in your community: From artist to engine mechanic

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patrick Corcoran, 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron propulsion technician, stands in front of a mural he airbrushed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2013. The mural took him approximately six weeks to complete and is the second of five murals to…

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
Airmen in your community: From artist to engine mechanic

Airmen in your community: From artist to engine mechanic

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patrick Corcoran, 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron propulsion technician, tapes guidelines on a project at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2013. Corcoran is airbrushes in his free time as a hobby. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Betty R…

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
Airmen in your community: Airmen return home

Airmen in your community: Airmen return home

U.S. Air Force Airmen and family members of the 55th Electronic Combat Group, salute while an EC-130H Commando Solo aircraft taxis at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 7, 2013. The Airmen were welcomed home after a three month deployment by family and friends. (U.S. Air Force photo b…

October 14, 2013 12:00 am
Airmen in your community: Fighting in her own way

Airmen in your community: Fighting in her own way

Ellen Jimenez, the chairman of the Military Affairs Committee of the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, displays 355th Fighter Wing jersey given to her by base leadership for her efforts in supporting the base at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, June 14, 2012. As a member of the MAC, Jime…

September 02, 2013 12:00 am
Freedom of Religion; Two cultures, same house

Freedom of Religion; Two cultures, same house

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Asad Abdul Muhammad, 355th Fighter Wing protocol specialist, and his family sit down and read a book about religion at their home at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2013. Abdul and his wife Ashley believe in allowing their children to pick their own religion.

August 19, 2013 12:00 am
Fallen soldiers

Fallen soldiers

Air Force Staff Sgt Timothy Bowles, 24, was killed in action in Afghanistan on March 15, 2009, when a homemade bomb hit his vehicle as his convoy was checking on a school. Bowles, who grew up on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, had volunteered for the mission when a comrade fell ill.

September 29, 2012 7:44 pmLoading…
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Utilizing just three crew members, the C-17 is a flexible workhorse. It can deliver more than 100 troops and up to 170,900 pounds of cargo into a battle area and land on even short, narrow runways. It's capable of carrying almost all of the Army's air-transportable equipment anywhere in the …

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

First delivered to D-M in Oct. 1975, the A-10 is a common sight above Tucson. It's easy to identify – just look for the twin turbofans on the rear fuselage. Nicknamed 'Warthog' for its appearance, the A-10 has been used heavily in Iraq and Afghanistan. Flying at low speed and altitude, it ca…

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

The B-1 bomber can carry the largest weapons payload in the Air Force – up to 75,000 pounds – and travel long range to deliver it. A key component to the Lancer's efficiency is its wing configuration. The forward wing setting is used for takeoff, landing and refueling. When pointed to the re…

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

With a primary mission to transport U.S. Marines, equipment and supplies from ships and land bases for combat, the MV-22B Osprey can operate as a helicopter or a turboprop aircraft. This medium-lift, assault-support aircraft offers twice the speed, six times the range and three times the pay…

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

The HC-130P/N is the only dedicated fixed-wing combat search-and-rescue platform in the Air Force inventory. This extended-range version of the C-130 Hercules is utilized in personnel-recovery missions in all weather, humanitarian operations and spaceflight support for NASA. Air-to-air refue…

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

The Pave Hawk's primary mission is to head into hostile environments to recover people. This makes the twin-engine helicopter well-suited not only for combat, but also civil search and rescue. Twenty Pave Hawks were deployed to the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Flying 24 …

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

This popular training aircraft has served with air forces of more than 20 nations over several decades. It made its first flight in 1948 and was used to train pilots qualified to fly propeller-driven aircraft in the 1950s and 1960s. Production continued until 1959, and 5,691 T-33s were built…

April 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Davis-Monthan AFB Open House

Its low observability, or stealth characteristics including composite materials, special coatings and flying-wing design make the B-2 an almost undetectable bomber capable of delivering massive firepower in a short time anywhere in the world. This two-person-crew bomber can travel up to 6,00…

April 10, 2012 1:45 am
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

April 09, 2012 12:14 pm
F-16C Fighting Falcon

F-16C Fighting Falcon

The Thunderbirds fly six F-16s that are only slightly modified for their performances - each can be prepared for combat in less than 72 hours. The F-16's long-range combat radius and ability to change position is unrivaled. This highly maneuverable aircraft can withstand up to nine times the…

April 09, 2012 11:58 am
MV-22B Osprey

MV-22B Osprey

With a primary mission to transport U.S. Marines, equipment and supplies from ships and land bases for combat, the MV-22B Osprey can operate as a helicopter or a turboprop aircraft. This medium-lift, assault-support aircraft offers twice the speed, six times the range and three times the pay…

April 09, 2012 11:55 am
T-33A Shooting Star

T-33A Shooting Star

This popular training aircraft has served with air forces of more than 20 nations over several decades. It made its first flight in 1948 and was used to train pilots qualified to fly propeller-driven aircraft in the 1950s and 1960s. Production continued until 1959, and 5,691 T-33s were built…

April 09, 2012 11:56 am
HC-130P/N Combat King

HC-130P/N Combat King

The HC-130P/N is the only dedicated fixed-wing combat search-and-rescue platform in the Air Force inventory. This extended-range version of the C-130 Hercules is utilized in personnel-recovery missions in all weather, humanitiarian operations and spaceflight support for NASA. Air-to-air refu…

April 09, 2012 11:48 am
HH-60G Pave Hawk

HH-60G Pave Hawk

The Pave Hawk's primary mission is to head into hostile environments to recover people. This makes the twin-engine helicopter well-suited not only for combat, but also civil search and rescue. Twenty Pave Hawks were deployed to the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Flying 24 …

April 09, 2012 11:51 am
C-17 Globemaster II

C-17 Globemaster II

Utilizing just three crew members, the C-17 is a flexible workhorse. It can deliver more than 100 troops and up to 170,900 pounds of cargo into a battle area and land on even short, narrow runways. It's capable of carrying almost all of the Army's air-transportable equipment anywhere in the …

April 09, 2012 11:44 am
B-2 Spirit

B-2 Spirit

Its low observability, or "stealth" characteristics - including composite materials, special coatings and flying-wing design - make the B-2 an almost undetectable bomber capable of delivering massive firepower in a short time anywhere in the world. This two-person-crew bomber can travel up t…

April 09, 2012 11:42 am
A-10 Thunderbolt II

A-10 Thunderbolt II

First delivered to D-M in Oct. 1975, the A-10 is a common sight above Tucson. It's easy to identify - just look for the twin turbofans on the rear fuselage. Nicknamed "Warthog" for its appearance, the A-10 has been used heavily in Iraq and Afghanistan. Flying at low speed and altitude, it ca…

April 09, 2012 11:34 am
B-1B Lancer

B-1B Lancer

The B-1 bomber can carry the largest weapons payload in the Air Force - up to 75,000 pounds - and travel long range to deliver it. A key component to the Lancer's efficiency is its wing configuration. The forward wing setting is used for takeoff, landing and refueling. When pointed to the re…

April 09, 2012 11:36 am
Christopher Moon

Christopher Moon

With friends and family attending, Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne's honor guard took the flag-draped casket and placed it in a hearse. Airmen and civilians lined Craycroft Road, saluting as the procession of vehicles made its way off base. 

July 23, 2010 5:27 pm
Thunderbird

Thunderbird

Major John Gallemore, advance pilot and narrator fo the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds taxis down the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on January 5. During his one-day visit, Gallemore conducted a site survey in preparation for the Thunderbirds performance at the Aerospace & Arizona …

March 16, 2010 2:54 pm
Thunderbirds ready for season opener in Tucson

Thunderbirds ready for season opener in Tucson

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” fly during their acceptance show, March 11. The Thunderbirds are scheduled to fly 73 shows throughout the United States and Canada this year, and will be on the road approximately 250 days from March …

March 16, 2010 1:04 pm
EC-130H Compass Call

EC-130H Compass Call

An EC-130H Compass Call flies a training mission over Lake Mead, Ariz. Compass Call is the designation for a modified version of the C-130 Hercules aircraft configured to perform tactical command, control and communications countermeasures. Specifically, the modified aircraft uses noise jamm…

March 11, 2010 2:07 pm
Raytheon awarded Maverick contract

Raytheon awarded Maverick contract

 

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