D-M Airman wins MAJCOM-level award

Story by A1C Nathan Barbour on 03/10/2017 From the moment an individual raises their right hand and repeats the Oath of Enlistment, they become an ambassador for the U.S. armed forces. In order to be an effective ambassador for the Air Force, Airmen must exemplify the Whole Airman Concept. This
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55th RQS: These things we do, that others may live

Story by SrA Betty Chevalier on 02/16/2017 (This story is part of the "55th RQS series" which highlights the different AFSCs associated with the unit.) Combat search and rescue plays a major role in the mission set of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The 55th Rescue Squadron focuses on training and
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Upgrade advances A-10s search capability

Story by A1C Mya Crosby on 01/06/2017 A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to active duty fighter squadrons here are in the process of having new lightweight airborne recovery systems installed. The LARS V-12 is designed to allow A-10 pilots to communicate more effectively with individuals on the ground such as downed
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Gunning for Success

Story by A1C Ashley Steffen on 10/31/2016 When close air support is called to battle, there is no margin for the A-10C Thunderbolt II weapon systems to fail. The 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadrons armament flight is responsible for loading ammunition and disassembling weapon systems for inspection and cleaning. "Our jobs
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From NCO to CGO

Story by AB Nathan Barbour on 10/21/2016 Around this time in 2015, Caroline Rodriguez was serving in the rank of technical sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. She still serves today, but in a slightly altered uniform and has assumed much more responsibility. Rodriguez transitioned from enlisted member to officer
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Runway 12 ILS guides first approaching aircraft

Story by SrA Christopher Drzazgowski on 09/19/2016 The Runway 12 Instrument Landing System guided its first approaching aircraft at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2016. The internationally standardized system assists pilots during the final approach for landing. "It's a navigational aid used by the pilots," said Capt. Chance
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