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New commander takes over at Davis-Monthan Air force Base

by in Business News | Economy | Politics

A new commander is set to take over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Col. Kevin Blanchard has officially assumed command of the Tucson base. Blanchard just completed a yearlong assignment as the vice commander of the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. He succeeds Col. John Cherrey who left for a Pentagon assignment… Read More →

Centennial Series: Arizona Military Milestones

Arizona Military: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ Business Magazine November-December 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Centennial Series: Arizona Military Milestones The military has played an enormous role in shaping the first 100 years of Arizona’s history. Here are some of the Arizona military personalities, places and things that have left their mark on the state’s history: Lori Piestewa (1979-2003) Piestewa was the first Native American woman to die in combat… Read More →