Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Unexploded military ordnance found at Fort HuachucaRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... he unexploded ordnance appears to be a live 105mm artillery round and that a disposal team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson is expected to dispose of it late Wednesday morning.

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  2. Versatile F-4 Phantoms making 'final flight' for U.S. militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The last of thousands of F-4 Phantom jets that have been a workhorse for the U.S. military over five decades are being put to pasture to serve as ground targets for strikes by newer aircraft.

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  3. Versatile F-4 Phantoms making 'final flight' for US militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The last of thousands of F-4 Phantom jets that have been a workhorse for the U.S. military over five decades are being put to pasture to serve as ground targets for strikes by newer aircraft. The Air Force will hold a "final flight" retirement ceremony Wednesday at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, where the last F-4s are still flying for the U.S. military.

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  4. 18 photos showing how eerily-similar Russian and US special ops look and operateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... front of more than 400 people. The two aircraft will take their last flight to the boneyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 1. ... Where soldiers jump from a plane from miles above the Earth so they can basically fly into and parachute ...

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  5. Versatile F-4 Phantoms making - final flight' for US militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    The last of thousands of F-4 Phantom jets that have been a workhorse for the U.S. military over five decades are being put to pasture to serve as ground targets for strikes by newer aircraft. The Air Force will hold a "final flight" retirement ceremony Wednesday at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, where the last F-4s are still flying for the U.S. military.

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  6. Compass Call Targets ISIL Through Electronic AttackRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | ECNmag

    ... keep the aircraft flying. "I'm proud to be here and proud to work with all these Airmen from (Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona)," he said. "At the end of the day, every day, we make the mission happen no matter what. There might be a few busted ...

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  7. Air Force athletic director expresses excitement over Arizona BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to land the Falcons, who figure to help the game's attendance by energizing the Tucson-area Davis-Monthan Air Force Base as well as nearby Luke Air Force Base. "We put together some of our most influential, persuasive folks to put out a few phone ...

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  8. Veterans cite lingering peril of Agent OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... done on what ultimately were determined to be contaminated aircraft, retired for decades at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson. As awareness of dioxin's toxicity mounted, the Air Force became so concerned about contamination that the C-123s were ...

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  9. Air Force retires decorated C-130ERead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2008 | Stars and Stripes

    ... only by its 63-7865 tail number, left Ramstein on Wednesday for its final resting place at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Staff Sgt. Ryan Shallenburger, a crew chief with the 86th Maintenance Squadron, has worked on the aircraft and said it was ...

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  10. McCain: Defense bill preserves military units in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Sen. John McCain says a newly approved defense bill includes provision to preserve military missions and capabilities at military bases in Tucson and Yuma. McCain says the defense authorization bill approved and sent to President Barack Obama includes requirements for continued operation of A-10 attack jets and EC-130H electronic-jamming aircraft now stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.

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  11. Deputy Defense Secretary praises innovation after Raytheon, Boeing visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    In Raytheon's Space Factory in Tucson, Arizona, a technician inspects an exo-atmospheric kill vehicle, which travels through space to track and attack enemy missiles. Defense Department recommendations in the president's fiscal year 2018 budget heavily emphasize increased munitions acquisitions, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said Dec. 4. On his way back to Washington after a four-day trip to Arizona and California to meet with defense contractors, have lunch with airmen at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz., and participate in the Reagan National Defense Forum, Work spoke with reporters traveling with him about his meetings.

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  12. Work Praises Industrial Base Innovation after Raytheon, Boeing VisitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... trip to Arizona and California to meet with defense contractors, have lunch with airmen at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, and participate in the Reagan National Defense Forum, Work spoke with reporters traveling with him about his meetings. ...

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  13. A-10s to do flyover during USS Arizona memorial's dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Air Force attack jets will fly over the University of Arizona mall Sunday as part of a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the dedication of the campus' new USS Arizona memorial . Two A-10s conducting the flyover belong to the 47th Fight Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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  14. Fire TrainingRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Air Force firefighters walk away from a fire during training on the fire training grounds at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 28, 2016. The firefighters are assigned to the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron's fire department.

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  15. Former Davis-Monthan airman sentenced to 100 years in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A former airman at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base was sentenced Thursday to 100 years in prison on child pornography charges. Jesse Ryan Swaffar, 34, was convicted by a jury in Pima County Superior Court of 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after Tucson police found thousands of videos and images of child pornography on his computer.

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  16. Former airman gets 100 years in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... of child pornography on Swaffar's computer. The 34-year-old Swaffar was formerly stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson. The Air Force discharged him when the Tucson Police Department began its investigation. That investigation began in ...

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  17. Retired jet engines could help clear smogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | The Economist

    ... of approving a further four engines from the Boneyard, an aircraft-storage facility located on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. They are asking for just $5,000 per jet to cover the labour needed to prepare the engines, plus shipping. Some ...

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  18. General Officer AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... assistant to the commander, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), Air Combat Command, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. Air Force Col. Scott A. Sauter has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Sauter is currently ...

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  19. Did a UFO crash in Kingman in 1953?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 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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  20. The Boneyard: Where thousands of military aircraft go to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... C-5 Galaxy cargo jets in the boneyard at the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base May 14, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) ...

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