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Airmen in your community: D-M Airman to be honored as a Tucson Father of the Year

Airmen in your community: D-M Airman to be honored as a Tucson Father of the Year

U.S. Air Force Capt. Joshua Palochak, 41st Electronic Combat Squadron senior mission commander stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., poses for a picture with his wife, Ashley, and his sons Gavin, 3, and Logan, 2. The Father's Day Council Tucson selected Palochak and five other co…

March 24, 2014 12:56 pm
Green thumbs for everyone

Green thumbs for everyone

Children at the School Age Program, water plants in the science room at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 22, 2013. Paula Ganan, School Age Program Assistant, has wanted a greenhouse for the kids but the program couldn’t afford it, so the Desert Lightning Team 1st Six accepted the pr…

December 09, 2013 12:00 am
Green thumbs for everyone

Green thumbs for everyone

Children at the School Age Program plant seeds at the center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 22, 2013. The Desert Lightning 1st Six is planning to build a greenhouse for the science room that will teach kids the process of growing different types of seeds.

December 09, 2013 12:00 am
"It is my duty as a pararescueman to save life..."

"It is my duty as a pararescueman to save life..."

Airmen from the 48th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., stand by a 19 vehicle accident on Interstate 10 near Picacho Peak, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2013. The Airmen extracted five people from vehicles, coordinated four medical helicopter flights, and organized ground transportati…

November 05, 2013 8:50 am
Honoring those who gave their all

Honoring those who gave their all

The formation of about 50 volunteer motorcyclists kicked off the ceremony, lining the center aisle with their bikes decorated with American and POW/MIA flags.

October 07, 2013 12:00 am
Honoring those who gave their all

Honoring those who gave their all

A small, round table, set for one, was displayed center stage, reminding those in the room there are loved ones who could not be there. During the presentation of the table, an honor guard member pointed to each item as the meaning behind it was announced.

October 07, 2013 12:00 am
Honoring those who gave their all

Honoring those who gave their all

The special guest, John Swett, former U.S. Army corporal, spoke about his time as a prisoner of war.

October 07, 2013 12:00 am
New blog begins online today

New blog begins online today

August 19, 2013 12:00 am
Blog logo: Airmen in you community

Blog logo: Airmen in you community

August 15, 2013 1:53 pm
Test your knowledge of aviation history

Test your knowledge of aviation history

Charles Hamilton in his Curtiss biplane was the first to fly over the city of Tucson. On Feb. 19, 1910, he flew along the banks of the Santa Cruz River near downtown.

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Test your knowledge of aviation history

Test your knowledge of aviation history

In 1927, the "Spirit of St. Louis" was the first plane to fly nonstop between New York and Paris. What's that got to do with Tucson? See Question 5.

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Test your knowledge of aviation history

Test your knowledge of aviation history

Katherine Stinson, nicknamed "The Flying Schoolgirl," visited Tucson in 1915 to perform in this plane at the Pima County Fair.

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Capt. Nathan J. Nylander

Capt. Nathan J. Nylander

Capt. Nathan J. Nylander, an Airman assigned to the 25th Operational Weather Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base was killed April 27, in Afghanistan. Nylander, 35, was killed when an Afghan military pilot opened fire during a meeting at Kabul airport.

April 29, 2011 11:37 am
1949: Historic plane visits Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

1949: Historic plane visits Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

The Lucky Lady II, a B-50A, visits Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. In 1949, the plane completed the first non-stop flight around the world in 94 hours and 1 minute.

March 17, 2010 5:44 pm
1915: First official air mail delivery made in Tucson

1915: First official air mail delivery made in Tucson

Katherine Stinson, the "teenage aviatrix," flew this plane in 1915 to carry mail from the old fairgrounds on South Sixth Avenue to the Downtown post office - making this flight the first official air mail delivery in Arizona. She was in town to perform aerial stunts at the annual fair.

March 17, 2010 5:46 pm
1929: Before the base

1929: Before the base

1929 aerial view of the municipal landing field, now Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

March 17, 2010 5:35 pm
1927: Lindbergh touches down in Tucson

1927: Lindbergh touches down in Tucson

The Spirit of St. Louis, the plane flown by Charles Lindbergh, taxis at Davis-Monthan Airfield on Sept. 23, 1927. Lindy arrived to dedicate the city's new airport, which was called Davis-Monthan Field. The name honors two World War I pilots, Lieutenants Samuel H. Davis and Oscar Monthan.

March 17, 2010 5:15 pm

 

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