Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. U.S. Coast Guard receives fifth C-27J aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | UPI

    ... and qualify air crews and maintenance personnel. The regeneration work is performed at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz., by the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group. A sixth C-27J has begun the regeneration process, ...

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  2. Veterans take next step at job fairRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... versity of Arizona Tech Parks, Tech Park Arizona, and the Airmen and Family Readiness Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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  3. A-10 retirement deferred until at least 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | FOX Carolina

    The A-10 attack jets that fly out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will not be retired until 2022 at the earliest. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Tuesday, Feb. 2 announced funding for the A-10 will be included in the Obama Administration's 2017 budget request, which will be released Feb. 9. The A-10s are the primary mission for Davis-Monthan and are responsible for the majority of the jobs on the base.

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  4. Retirement of A-10 Thunderbolt II pushed back to 2022Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2012 | Stars and Stripes

    One of two A-10 Warthog planes circles past smoke from burning barracks in northern Baghdad, on April 8, 2003. The Pentagon will delay until 2022 its plan to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet, a mainstay at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Tuesday.

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  5. F-35s to train at Arizona flyover event in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... newest fighter jet over the Old Pueblo. Two F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters will fly at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for a few days in early March during the Heritage Flight, which trains and certifies pilots to fly alongside vintage airplanes, ...

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  6. Tucson residents file lawsuit against Davis-MonthanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Three residents who live in midtown Tucson in the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base flight path have filed a suit against the U.S. Air Force. The suit, filed by the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest on behalf of Gary Hunter, Anita Scales and Rita Orneles, states the Air Force did not follow required federal protocols in preparing an environmental assessment on the impact its new training schedule would have on neighborhoods in the flight path.

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  7. Suit challenges increase of D-M training flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - A lawsuit contends Davis-Monthan Air Force Base failed to comply with environmental-protection requirements to gauge noise and other impacts when approving a plan to have more military aircraft visit the Tucson installation to conduct training flights. The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest filed the lawsuit Friday, Jan. 22 in federal court on behalf of several Tucson residents who live in neighborhoods under Davis-Monthan flight paths.

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  8. Davis-Monthan neighbors sue over noise, extra flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Three residents of neighborhoods near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base have filed for an injunction in federal court, seeking to stop the Air Force from increasing the number of flight operations on base. Rita Ornelas, Gary Hunter and Anita Scales filed the complaint Friday with the U.S. District Court of Arizona, saying that the Air Force failed to follow federal guidelines when it approved a plan last year to increase the number of operations.

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  9. Celebrate the X-Files return: 15 Arizona UFO talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    ... night. Dec. 23, 1954- Kenneth Hite was a first lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson. Hite was flying a local combat air patrol mission when he encountered an unidentified object near Nogales. He was ...

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  10. Drones vs. ballistic missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Fox News

    ... initiative crashed and burned (figuratively) and was placed in indefinite hibernation at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona -- aka the "boneyard" -- so the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) could focus on developing electric lasers. Now, nearly ...

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  11. F-16 from Luke Air Force Base crashed Thursday near Bagdad, ArizRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Echo

    Emergency teams are rushing to the site of where an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet crashed in northwestern Arizona on Thursday morning. In our December issue, we covered to story of Iraqi Defense Force pilots learning to fly F-16s with the 162nd Wing at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base outside Tuscon, Arizona.

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  12. The Pentagon looks to laser-equipped UAVs to resurrect its anti-ballistic missile programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Digital Trends

    When the Pentagon first commissioned an anti-ballistic missile system , it spent roughly five years and $16 billion trying to perfect the tech. Unfortunately, the initiative crashed and burned and was placed in indefinite hibernation at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona - aka the "boneyard" - so the Missile Defense Agency could focus on developing electric lasers.

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  13. AZ Sen. John McCain discusses future of A-10 jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Arizona Senator John McCain sat down with Tucson News Now's Bud Foster on Friday evening to discuss the A-10 jets and their future at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The retirement of the A-10 jets has been put on hold until at least 2017.

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  14. McCain: Fight against Islamic State postponed A-10's retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Arizona Sen. John McCain credits the fight against the ISIS terror group for postponing the retirement of the military's A-10 Thunderbolt II jet, which has a huge presence at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. "If you had to give the majority of credit somewhere, I would give it to Mr. Baghdadi in ISIS, because we had to go into Syria.

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  15. A-10s to continue flying until at least 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Three years ago, standing in front of a crowd of restless businessmen, Arizona Senator John McCain told the group that the Air Force didn't much care if closing Davis Monthan Air Force Base meant financial hardship for Tucson. Crickets.

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  16. Last S-3 Viking Leaves US Navy ServiceRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    ... VX-30 retired the first of its three Vikings, flying it to the military aircraft boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. The other two, each with 40 years of service on the airframe, were not far behind. "They still have life in them," ...

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  17. Bittersweet goodbyes: Last S-3 Viking leaves Navy serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... VX-30 retired the first of its three Vikings, flying it to the military aircraft boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The other two, each with 40 years of service on the airframe, were not far behind. "They still have life in them," ...

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  18. Bittersweet Goodbyes: Last S-3 Viking leaves U.S. Navy serviceRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... VX-30 retired the first of its three Vikings, flying it to the military aircraft boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. The other two, each with 40 years of service on the airframe, were not far behind. "They still have life in them," ...

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  19. Aviation firm to refurbish Sea Dragon helicopters for NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... designed in the same era. Johnson said the Sea Dragons were grounded 10 years ago, parked at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, also known as the aircraft boneyard. "For one reason or another, the aircraft were taken out of service," Johnson said. "Now ...

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  20. Photos of the Day: Air Force Week in PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Wireless Design & Development

    ... nd recovery training with the 563rd Operations Support Squadron Dec. 9, 2015. The HC-130J, from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., airdropped a Humvee and a 3,500-pound heavy equipment training platform during the training.

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