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  • Reaper UAV now flying in Afghanistan

    The Air Force announced Oct. 11 that the MQ-9 Reaper, the service's new hunter-killer unmanned aerial vehicle, is now flying operational missions in Afghanistan. The Reaper has completed 12 missions since its inaugural flight there Sept. 25, averaging about one sortie per day. Capable of striking enemy targets with on-board weapons, the Reaper has
  • 12th Air Force Airmen particpate in Tucson "Day of Caring"

     More than 600 D-M Airmen from the 355th Fighter Wing and 12th Air Force volunteered their time Saturday to give back to the community at more than 19 locations throughout Tucson. The 36-event project, which included painting, construction, landscaping and a visit to the Geriatric Rehabilitation Center, allowed Airmen to meet the needs of the
  • D-M Combined Federal Campaign kicks-off

    The Combined Federal Campaign is the only DoD-sanctioned solicitation of Federal employees in their workplaces on behalf of approved charitable organizations. The Davis-Monthan CFC Campaign kicked-off Oct. 4 and will continue through Dec. 15, reaching out to over 5,000 Federal employees and setting a goal of $400,000 for local, national, and
  • D-M 50 hosts 15th annual picnic for base

    by Airman 1st Class Melissa T. Copeland 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs 10/5/2007 - DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE -- D-M Airmen and their families are invited to enjoy a night of free food and entertainment at the 15th annual D-M 50 picnic. This year's themed picnic, "Wild, Wild West," is scheduled for Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bama Park
  • JTF-Bravo Medical Element conducts training exercise, health clinic in El Salvador

    A group of about 18 doctors and medics from the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element traveled to El Salvador Sept. 27 for a Medical Readiness Training Exercise. The team from Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, helped approximately 850 people with pharmaceutical needs, medical assessments and preventative medicine, informing those in attendance about
  • Joint Task Force-Bravo servicemembers make mountain trek to deliver goods

    What started as a small group of friends wanting to explore the Comayagua mountain valley quickly grew to a large group of servicemembers on a hike for a "higher power." A group of approximately 55 military volunteers delivered 450 pounds of donated dry goods, consisting of items such as rice and canned vegetables, to a village in need. The group
  • Ongoing pediatric nutritional assessment yields positive results

    From Sept. 9 to 21, the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element worked with the 12th Air Force Pediatric Medical Readiness Training Exercise team on a real-world pediatric training mission. The majority of the team visiting from the United States was from Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base and Brooke Army Medical Center, both in
  • Airmen treat Honduran children to fun, games during annual Kid's Day

    Airmen from the 612th Air Base Squadron here welcomed local children from the Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Children's Home in nearby Comayagua to the base for the Annual Kid's Day celebration Sept. 22. Approximately 90 children were treated to various games, piñatas, swimming in the base pool and a hotdog lunch served up by various members of the
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