DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB
Tucson, AZ 85730, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Arrival

  The Inn on Davis-Monthan features 174 visiting quarters rooms, 61 visiting Airmen quarters rooms and 50 temporary lodging facilities (25 one-bedroom and 25 two-bedroom units). The lodging office and most accommodations are conveniently located near the Mirage Club, Base Exchange, commissary, post office, dining facility and Burger King. A

Settling In

  There are eight permanent dormitories on base. Staff sergeants (E-5) and above are granted single-rate basic allowance for quarters and are not permitted to reside in the dormitories. There are plenty of affordable one- and two-bedroom apartments off base. Normally, Airmen in the grades between E-1 and E-4 are

History

  The U.S. Army declared Tucson’s second airfield suitable for military operations Oct. 6, 1925. The city successfully built the field in accordance with U.S. Army guidelines. Twenty days later the field’s flight log received its first entry — a small detachment serviced transient aircraft bound for California. Many pioneer

Mission

  Headquarters 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona, is responsible for two equally important missions. First, in the traditional numbered Air Force role as 12th Air Force, the organization reports to Air Combat Command to organize, train and equip U.S. Airmen

Exploring Tucson

  Welcome to Tucson, the county seat of Pima County and one of America’s fastest-growing cities. Tucson is situated on a high valley floor at an elevation of about 2,400 feet. The city is surrounded by five mountain ranges. To the north is the Santa Catalinas; to the south are

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D-M Fire Department's new accreditation provides safer future for the base and community

Story by A1C Frankie Moore on 04/20/2017 The 355th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Emergency Services here received Accredited Agency status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International March 22, 2017. Accreditation for both civilian and Department of Defense fire departments consists of a comprehensive self-assessment and quality improvement model that

MWDs, handlers receive new training facility

Story by A1C Giovanni Sims on 04/07/2017 DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. The construction of a new military working dog training facility was completed here March 1. The facility was constructed to replace the previously outdated training grounds utilized by the MWD handlers at the 355th Security Forces Squadron. "We

D-M EOD engages in joint-training exercise

Story by A1C Nathan Barbour on 03/29/2017 Personnel from the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron's Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight participated in the 2017 Raven's Challenge XI Interoperability Exercise at Pinal Airpark in Marana, Ariz., March 19-24. The main focus of the exercise was to utilize interagency tactics to counteract improvised explosive
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