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  1. The Warplane That Will Not DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | TIME.com

    ... Nearly all the surviving F-4s have been retired for decades at the Pentagon's boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. But some have gotten a second lease on life as targets for more modern warplanes. Over the past 16 years, more than ...

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  2. Budget deal would save A-10 fleet for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Lawmakers have reached a deal that will keep most of the Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt II jets flying for another year, and keep the Navy buying new Tomahawk cruise missiles. The agreement announced Wednesday as part of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act prohibits the Air Force from retiring or preparing to retire any A-10 -- a mainstay of operations at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base -- in the 2015 fiscal year.

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  3. $350M for continued A-10 operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - House and Senate negotiators agreed on a bill that blocks retirement of the A-10 attack jets at Davis Monthan Air Force Base. Sources said the $585 billion package includes $350 million to fund Air Force A-10 operations and maintenance for next year.

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  4. Unexploded ordnance to be detonated in S. ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KTVK Phoenix

    Residents around Fort Huachuca can expect a bang when Air Force officials dispose of a World War II-era mortar shell by detonating it. An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will detonate the 81mm mortar shell around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the southern Arizona military base.

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  5. Unexploded ordnance to be detonated in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | ABC15.com

    Residents around Fort Huachuca can expect a bang when Air Force officials dispose of a World War II-era mortar shell by detonating it. An explosive ordnance disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will detonate the 81mm mortar shell around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the southern Arizona military base.

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  6. D-M team to safely detonate World War II-era mortarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Davis-Monthan Air Force Base officials warn Fort Huachuca and community residents they might hear a boom around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2 when a team will safely detonate a WWII-era 81mm mortar found on one of the ranges. A rider on horseback reported seeing the unexploded ordnance to fort personnel.

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  7. First F-16 students take flight at HollomanRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | F-16 Fighting Falcon

    ... at Holloman, 45 percent at Luke Air Force Base and another 10 percent picked up by Tucson [Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona] and Kelly [Field Annex, Texas], which is pretty significant from a fighter community standpoint since the F-16 is the ...

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  8. Warthog WorriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Tucson Weekly

    A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II takes off during the 2014 Hawgsmoke Competition at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. blogosophere attempt to predict all the ways in which the midterm elections have changed the political landscape in Washington, it doesn't take a political scientist to realize that the A-10 Warthog's future now looks much brighter than it did on Nov. 3. The Senate Armed Services Committee will have a new chairman, which is nearly certain to be John McCain.

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  9. Our History: B-52 is a hardy birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Times

    ... in 2008 to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center , AMARC or "the Boneyard," at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., where it remains today with the few survivors of the 744 B-52s that were made. The survivors are used for spare parts or ...

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  10. Noise FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Tucson Weekly

    When Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik was up for reelection he learned what others had learned before him - question anything related to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and you're branded anti-military or anti-base. All Kozachik did was question the ability of the feds to deliver the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to the base and whether or not the noisy planes were a good thing for a city already inundated with aircraft noise.

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  11. General Officer AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... and for assignment as commander, Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), Air Combat Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. Nowland is currently serving as chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida. Air Force Maj. ...

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  12. Connect! Unite! Act! L.A., Baja, Baltimore & Durango Meet-up Info - Cold War Memories?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... photo feature, you'll read this: "In 1953, the Strategic Air Command brought the jet age to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson with dozens of Boeing B-47 Stratojet bombers as part of U.S. efforts to counter the Soviet threat of invasion." ...

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  13. Erik Hite legacy grows with first responders daycareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    Tucson is home to an innovative child-care program that came out of tragedy. Tucson Police officer Erik Hite was killed in the line of duty, June 2nd, 2008.

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  14. Holbeck to lead Veterans Day riteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... to her United States Air Force biography. She has also served in the 357th Fighter Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona as guidance and control specialist and the 607th Combat Plans division of the Korean Air Operations Center. She ...

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  15. Third annual holiday card collection for the militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... dropping off cards is December 5, at 5 p.m. The cards then will be distributed to troops from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and Fort Huachuca who are deployed overseas and stationed in Arizona; cards also will be given to veterans at the Southern ...

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  16. PCC to host symposium, resource fair for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Air and Space Operation Center's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Division at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Since 2008, he has been a Volunteer Military Outreach and Employer Support Representative, as part of Employer Support of the ...

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  17. Air Force floats A-10 compromise - Hagel: U.S. must acknowledge...Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Politico

    ... has accused Barber of not doing enough to save the attack jet, which has a big presence at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in the district. HAPPY WEDNESDAY AND WELCOME TO MORNING DEFENSE, where we're wishing a happy birthday to Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode ...

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  18. Holbeck to lead Veterans Day riteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... to her United States Air Force biography. She has also served in the 357th Fighter Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona as guidance and control specialist and the 607th Combat Plans division of the Korean Air Operations Center. She ...

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  19. Brace Yourselves- John McCain is RightRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Balloon Juice

    ... support aircraft ever made and there is "no doubt" Congress will prevent its retirement. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson has 80 of the twin-jet planes and trains A-10 pilots. McCain says there's no replacement for the jet's close-air support ...

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  20. McCain leaning toward running again in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    ... support aircraft ever made and there is "no doubt" Congress will prevent its retirement. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson has 80 of the twin-jet planes and trains A-10 pilots. McCain says there's no replacement for the jet's close-air support ...

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