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  • Capt. Lindsay "MAD" Johnson announced as new A-10 Demo Team commander, pilot

    Capt. Lindsay “MAD” Johnson was certified as the new A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team pilot by Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 3, 2023.Johnson will be replacing Maj. Haden “Gator” Fullam as the commander and pilot of the A-10

  • Innovation, keeping things cool

    The 355th Innovation Office, known as Lightning Spark, held a proof-of-concept presentation at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 7, 2022.The main focus of the presentation was testing a cooling vest prototype designed to keep Airmen cool while working in high temperatures for extended

  • Bushwhacker 22-07: Deploy, sustain, employ, recover

    Over 300 Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base participated in an Agile Combat Employment training exercise, Bushwhacker 22-07. This operational training was a part of the Lead Wing certification process and allowed DM to prepare for the final certification exercise, which is projected to take

  • 563rd Rescue Group Airmen provide lifesaving rescue

    Airmen from the 563d Rescue Group, 355th Wing, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, saved a Filipino national suffering from a ruptured appendix and sepsis onboard a cruise ship off of the California Pacific Coast, Nov. 15, 2022.

  • F-105 combat pilots reunite one last time

    Former F-105 Thunderchief pilots held a reunion at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Nov. 2-5, 2022. Many of the pilots who came were assigned to the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing at Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, during the mid-1960s to early 1970s, where they saw combat in Northern