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Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

New hangar lets pilots practice takeoffs and landings, support domestic missions.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
McCain reiterates support for A-10 during Davis-Monthan visit

McCain reiterates support for A-10 during Davis-Monthan visit

McCain, who will chair the Senate Armed Services Committee, outlined priorities.

December 18, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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McSally assigned to House Armed Services Committee

McSally assigned to House Armed Services Committee

Republican is in line to oversee military and defense policy and budgets.

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Rain updates for Tucson with updated rain totals

Rain updates for Tucson with updated rain totals

Some updates on the rain that has been falling in the Tucson area since about 3 a.m.

December 04, 2014 12:30 pm Video Photos

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Budget deal would save A-10 fleet for a year

Budget deal would save A-10 fleet for a year

But it also allows Air Force to reduce the Warthog's flying hours.

December 03, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Budget deal would save A-10 for a year

Budget deal would save A-10 for a year

Deal on defense bill also would keep the Navy buying Tomahawk cruise missiles.

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Annual parade downtown to honor veterans

Annual parade downtown to honor veterans

It's the 95th consecutive observance of local celebration thanking military members.

November 10, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Comment period on D-M training plan extended

Comment period on D-M training plan extended

Air Force OKs 30-day extension on plan to expand visiting aircraft training.

October 20, 2014 3:11 pmLoading…
Air Force extends comment period for D-M training plan

Air Force extends comment period for D-M training plan

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Spohn, crew chief with the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing, removes a pitot tube safety cover from an F-16D Fighting Falcon as he preps the jet for launch at Operation Snowbird at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in February 2014. 

October 20, 2014 12:44 pm
Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Public comment on draft environmental assessment now due by Nov. 24.

October 20, 2014 12:36 pmLoading…
PCC hires D-M reservist to oversee veterans

PCC hires D-M reservist to oversee veterans

College had been temporarily banned from enrolling veterans over record problems.

September 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Air Forces releases

Air Forces releases

An F-22 Raptor from the 49th Fighter Wing, Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., makes a landing approach as two F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, prepare for takeoff at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in February 2014. The 177th F-16s were participating…

September 22, 2014 4:37 pmLoading…
Air Force issues revised study of D-M flight-training expansion

Air Force issues revised study of D-M flight-training expansion

Draft environmental report takes into account some louder planes.

September 22, 2014 3:42 pmLoading…
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Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

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Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A-10 backers win House vote to save plane

A-10 backers win House vote to save plane

The U.S. House on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted an amendment to the 2015 defense appropriation bill that would prohibit the Pentagon from spending any money to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II jet — a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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A-10 faces critical House vote today

A-10 faces critical House vote today

Amendment would block plane's retirement.

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A-10 backers vow to overcome setback

Backers of the A-10 close air-support jet say they’ll keep battling to block a Pentagon plan to retire the plane, after suffering a setback by House budget writers.

June 11, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
2 from Davis-Monthan receive Bronze Stars for valor

2 from Davis-Monthan receive Bronze Stars for valor

Retired Marine Staff Sgt. Michael Stringer relived a mission in Afghanistan two years ago in the Helmand River Valley where a blast from an improvised explosive device launched him 40 feet, mangling his lower face, throat and hands .

June 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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