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Arizona Air National Guard

Iraqi pilot confirmed dead in crash near Douglas

Brigadier general was training on F-16s out of Tucson.

June 26, 2015 7:18 pmLoading…

Iraq confirms its pilot died in Douglas military plane crash

Friday's ministry statement says search teams found the body of Brig. Gen. Rafid Mohammed Hassan at the crash site.

June 26, 2015 6:42 am Related Loading…
Iraqi brigadier general at control of F-16 that crashed

Iraqi brigadier general at control of F-16 that crashed

Involved in U.S. training program for foreign pilots.

June 25, 2015 8:30 pm Photos

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Iraqi brigadier general flying F-16 that crashed near Douglas

Iraqi brigadier general flying F-16 that crashed near Douglas

The fighter crashed about 8 p.m. in grassland some five miles away from the Douglas airport.

June 25, 2015 12:30 pm Video Photos

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Air Guard jets to patrol skies over Super Bowl

Air Guard jets to patrol skies over Super Bowl

F-16s from Davis-Monthan will help enforce flight restrictions over Glendale stadium.

January 22, 2015 6:49 pm Video Loading…
D-M rescue group returns home after life-saving mission at sea

D-M rescue group returns home after life-saving mission at sea

Two severely burned Chinese fishermen rescued by a group of Davis-Monthan airmen after their boat sank off the coast of Mexico could only say two words in English to the men who came to their aid: “Thank you.”

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Former Arizona Air National Guard commander takes plea deal

A former Arizona Air National Guard commander has agreed to deal allowing him to avoid prosecution on charges he masterminded a scheme to falsify records to receive added pay.

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New commander to take helm of 162nd Fighter Wing

New commander to take helm of 162nd Fighter Wing

Col. Howard “Philip” Purcell will assume command of the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard on Saturday.

October 31, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…
Three of 21 accused Air Guard members plead not guilty

Three of 21 accused Air Guard members plead not guilty

Three of 21 Arizona Air National Guard members accused of fraudulently drawing reimbursement expenses were in Pima County Superior Court on Friday for their initial court appearances.

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21 members of Tucson Air Guard unit indicted on fraud charges

21 members of Tucson Air Guard unit indicted on fraud charges

A colonel and 20 other members of an Arizona Air National Guard unit based in Tucson have been indicted on charges they defrauded the government of $1.4 million intended for deployed military members.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am

New Air National Guard commander named

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday picked an Arizona Air National Guard colonel from Tucson to take over what a report earlier this year concluded was an agency plagued with problems.

August 28, 2013 6:15 pmLoading…

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