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  • Answering beyond the line of duty

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman David Perry, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron C-130 crew chief, saved an individual's life in the local community.
  • The wheels keep spinning

    Behind the rapid mission of the 355th Wing, mainly revolving around lethal attack and rescue aircraft, a three-man shop works non-stop on aircraft parts that do not cross most minds. By the end of day, those Airmen leave work with grease stained shirts, pants and hands knowing they positively impacted the base mission.
  • PJs to the rescue

    Airmen from across Davis-Monthan Air Force Base executed a combat search and rescue exercise at Coronado National Forest, Arizona, April 28, 2020.
  • Davis-Monthan hosts blood drive

    During a global pandemic you have to prioritize what is essential and what can wait till later. Local patients and those around the nation that are in need of blood can’t wait for the COVID-19 concerns to end to receive the blood they need. Senior Airman Dakota Edwards, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, helped ensure blood donations from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, continued to flow.
  • Redirecting the Energy of Our Fears into Hope Amid COVID-19

    I’m writing this article, our world faces a significant pandemic from COVID-19. Yes, it is disappointing to say the least. A virus with reasons we could only speculate on has disrupted our daily lives. We must continue to adapt and overcome during this new social norming phase.
  • DM, local businesses join forces to protect Airmen

    Base leadership, the 355th Contracting Squadron and the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base joined forces with local businesses to produce 10,000 masks for the 355th WG workforce after Air Force guidance requiring personnel to wear cloth masks if 6 feet of physical distance cannot be met at work.
  • Maintaining ground power

    The 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron’s Aerospace Ground Equipment flight maintains, inspects and supports ground equipment for Davis-Monthan’s flight line.
  • Making training a (virtual) reality

    The Airfield Operations Flight of the 355th Operational Support Squadron set up a virtual reality training room to enhance training and save time while doing it. This is the first airfield management virtual reality training to be used in the Air Force outside of technical training at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Keeping water, fuel ready at all times

    To have it readily available, the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuel systems maintenance shop at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, maintains, repairs and inspects structures ranging from water wells to sewer systems every single day of the year.
  • Locked and Loaded

    The Airmen of the 355th Wing are committed to readiness and maintaining the ability to deploy at a moment's notice. The individual Protective Equipment Element, assigned to the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron's material management flight, keeps them ready. The IPEE has a significant impact on the wing’s ability to stay geared up and lethal.