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FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona ~ 03 JAN 2012
Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 01/02/2012 6:10:32 PM PST by laurenmarlowe

 
 

~The FReeper Canteen Presents~

Road Trip: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base adjacent to Tucson, Arizona. The installation is primarily an Air Combat Command (ACC) base with the 355th Fighter Wing (355 FW) as the host activity. The base is also home to Headquarters, 12th Air Force (12 AF) and the Air Force Material Command's (AFMC) 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (309 AMARG), previously known as the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC).

The 355th Fighter Wing is the host unit at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, however, other units also call D-M home. Twelfth Air Force, the 563rd Rescue Group and The Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) are all based out of D-M.

After the execution of Operation Enduring Freedom, eight A-10s from the 355th Wing were called to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan to fly close air support missions supporting multinational ground forces.

In September 2002, the 48th, 55th, and the 79th Rescue Squadrons (RQS) transferred under control of the 355th Wing, equipped with HC-130 aircraft and HH-60 helicopters. At the same time, the 41st and 43 Electronic Combat Squadrons were realigned under the control of the 55th Electronic Combat Group (55 ECG).

While personnel and aircraft remained on Davis-Monthan AFB operational control of the 55 ECG was assumed by the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB, Nebraska. Another major wing realignment occurred on 1 October 2003 with the activation of the 563 Rescue Group on Davis-Monthan AFB. Control of the 48th, 55th, and 79th Rescue Squadrons (RQS) was passed to the new group with the 23rd Wing assuming operational command of the unit.

Learn More About Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Here!

The Pima Air & Space Museum is one of the largest aviation Museums in the world, and the largest non-government funded aviation Museum in the United States.

The Museum collection includes President John F. Kennedy's Air Force One, and presidential aircraft used by president's Nixon and Johnson. The Museum has five large hangars totaling more than 177,000 feet of exhibit space. In addition, the 390th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Memorial Museum is located on the Museum grounds.

Visit The Pima Air And Space Museum Here!

FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT~Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies military and the family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. 

Please remember: The Canteen is a place to honor and entertain our troops. The Canteen is family friendly. Let's have fun!

We pray for your continued strength, to be strong in the face of adversity.

We pray for your safety, that you will return to your families and friends soon.

We pray that your hope, courage, and dignity remain unbroken, so that you may show others the way.

God Bless You All ~ Today, Tomorrow and Always

 

 



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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe
A very pleasant good morning to everyone at the Canteen and to all our military at home and abroad. Thanks for your service to our country.

((HUGS))Good morning, Ladies. Thanks for this morning's thread, Lauren. How's it going?

121 posted on 01/03/2012 2:47:03 AM PST by E.G.C. (Edward's Soft Rock Playlist: On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/my_playlists?p=A7A56731DE671E6A)
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To: blackie; E.G.C.; Arrowhead1952; ConorMacNessa; Allegra; Mrs.Nooseman; beachn4fun; Jet Jaguar; ...



122 posted on 01/03/2012 2:52:51 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: All
Good morning/afternoon/evening/night Troops, wherever you are.

Thank you for doing your part to help keep all of us free and safe.

Thanks, unique, for the pastries.

Coffee is always on........

How about a donut?

Cookies?

Veggies?

Sandwich?


123 posted on 01/03/2012 2:53:39 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Tuesday Morning Coffee Bump.


124 posted on 01/03/2012 2:55:32 AM PST by E.G.C. (Edward's Soft Rock Playlist: On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/my_playlists?p=A7A56731DE671E6A)
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To: E.G.C.

Good morning, E...((HUGS))...back to work in the morning.

You and Bo have a great Tuesday.


125 posted on 01/03/2012 3:02:13 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Good monin’, Kathy...((HUGS))...many times. In fact the Annual New Eagle Recognition Dinner is held in the D-M Officers Club.


126 posted on 01/03/2012 4:23:06 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; txradioguy; beachn4fun; StarCMC; Lady Jag; laurenmarlowe; tomkow6; GodBlessUSA; ...











Good morning to everyone at the Canteen. 34º here ths morning. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.




127 posted on 01/03/2012 4:53:31 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: BIGLOOK

Hope you enjoy yourself and know the family is excited to get to see you! :)


128 posted on 01/03/2012 5:00:39 AM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: laurenmarlowe; Kathy in Alaska; E.G.C.; GodBlessUSA; LUV W; Arrowhead1952; HiJinx; AZamericonnie; ..

Good morning, Everyone.
Good morning to our

military, our allies, and their families

Thank you, Lauren, for preparing
the Canteen
for today’s activities.
Sure hope it's warm out there.
Brrr...it was only 29 on the way to work
look at our temps on the East coast.
UGH! Hate it!

~ Today...Partly sunny.
Scattered flurries this morning.
Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

~ Tonight... Partly cloudy.
Lows around 20.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

Ok I'm back in the office
and trying to get myself motivated to dive into the work
when I'd rather be home. waaaaaa!
Signs are good
when I can open my work mailbox
and see only 35 messages waiting.

Time to make my rounds.
Please stay where you are.
Don't touch that dial. And, remember – I’ll be watching!

The FR Canteen is ALWAYS

Come on in and sit for a while.
There's always plenty of coffee,
pancakes,
conversation,
silliness,
and plain old BS

REMEMBER THEM

DEFENDERS OF FREEDOM

FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT

Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above Honoring those who have served before.


129 posted on 01/03/2012 5:01:12 AM PST by beachn4fun (I have a book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hi Everybody!

(((HUGS)))


130 posted on 01/03/2012 5:03:06 AM PST by left that other site
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To: MS.BEHAVIN; HiJinx

Ooooo...Mary Janes with attitude! They DO look like Ms. B shoes! :)


131 posted on 01/03/2012 5:03:25 AM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: beachn4fun

((HUGS))Good morning, Beach. How’s it going?


132 posted on 01/03/2012 5:09:22 AM PST by E.G.C. (Edward's Soft Rock Playlist: On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/my_playlists?p=A7A56731DE671E6A)
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To: y'all; Arrowhead1952; beachn4fun; E.G.C.; GodBlessUSA; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; HiJinx; ...

Well, I'm up but I'm not likin' it!
Hope all you Early Birds have a Toasty Tuesday!
...and NO more falling, Conor! :)
Stay warm and keep smilin'...
...it'll drive 'em crazy!
((((hugs))))

133 posted on 01/03/2012 5:11:31 AM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Good morning, dear ((HUGS))

I can’t believe you got in before me.

Now is that weird or what? Austin is the same temp as Indian Head?

I guess Ma is as happy as a pig in mud with -2F. LOL

When I get rich, I’m going to become a snow bunny! Hubby won’t live down south but I’m going to spend the winter months somewhere south.

Whatz ya going to do today?


134 posted on 01/03/2012 5:19:01 AM PST by beachn4fun (I have a book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble)
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To: beachn4fun; LUV W; MEG33; fatima; laurenmarlowe; Lady Jag; Kathy in Alaska

Good morning ladies and (((HUGS))).


135 posted on 01/03/2012 5:20:17 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: phormer phrog phlyer

Good morning, phormer phrog phlyer

thank you for your service

and

for contributing here.


136 posted on 01/03/2012 5:21:48 AM PST by beachn4fun (I have a book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble)
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To: Arrowhead1952

G’ mornin’! (((hugs)))

Saw that it was a bit chilly in the hill country! We are, too....but it’ll warm up to the mid-60s this afternoon.

Lots of places much colder than we are this morning!


137 posted on 01/03/2012 5:23:04 AM PST by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: az.b1bbomberfxr
#50

what was this? >> [the B-1B mod was performed at AMARG!]

138 posted on 01/03/2012 5:23:41 AM PST by beachn4fun (I have a book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN
#100
139 posted on 01/03/2012 5:24:33 AM PST by beachn4fun (I have a book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble)
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To: beachn4fun

The wife didn’t put the pup in her pen last night and she decided to jump onto the bed about 6 this morning. I just noticed it was 31 on one of the digitals here this morning.


140 posted on 01/03/2012 5:35:14 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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