The chaplain division provides for the religious and spiritual needs of the Davis-Monthan community through several
chaplains, two chapel centers and a flightline ministry. The chapel also sponsors The Loft, a dayroom ministry center in the dormitories. The Loft coordinates discussion groups, service projects, monthly outings, a state-of-the-art video gaming system, weekly Bible studies and religious education.
Regular worship activities are held on base for Catholic and Protestant members with weekend Masses Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings. Sunday services for Protestants follow contemporary and gospel worship traditions. In addition, numerous Bible studies and programs are conducted throughout the week.
Muslim, Jewish and other faith groups are encouraged to call the chapel for the names and phone numbers of their respective lay leaders or faith resources off base. For more information on pastoral counseling, schedules, special events and religious education, call 520-228-5411.
BASE LEGAL OFFICE
The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, in Building 2300 on the second floor, provides legal assistance to active-duty members, Reserve component members on orders or pending deployment, retired military members and their military identification card-eligible dependents. This assistance includes wills, powers of attorney and other personal civil legal matters such as landlord-tenant, domestic and consumer affairs issues. Additionally, the office provides legal counsel to commanders on all matters affecting the installation and the mission, including such wide-ranging areas as military justice, administrative actions, ethics, operations law, environmental law, claims, contracts, civil law and labor law. For more information, call 520-228-5242.
Powers of attorney and notary service is available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed. Priority is given to military members in uniform from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Legal assistance is available by appointment Tuesday through Thursday. Due to mission requirements, retirees and their dependents will be seen on a space-available basis for legal assistance.
Active-duty members and their dependents may also attend walk-in legal assistance 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Active-duty members and their dependents who sign in during this time will be seen by an attorney for legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.
If you need a power of attorney or a will, please complete a legal worksheet before coming to the legal office. Go to https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil. On this page, select “Legal Worksheets.” Select the appropriate document and complete it online. You will be given a ticket number (warning: it is case-sensitive). When you make your will appointment, please give the legal office your ticket number. The office will start working on your will before your appointment.
For powers of attorney, bring your ticket number with you to the legal office. With that number, the office can pull up your documents right away. Clients with ticket numbers go to the front of the line for powers of attorney.
Legal assistance is available on a priority basis to deploying members. For after-hours assistance, please have your commander or first sergeant contact the on-call JAG through the command post.
For additional information on a wide variety of legal assistance topics, visit https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil.
Claims for damage to household goods resulting from DPS shipments are processed using the DOD website www.move.mil. Notice of loss or damage reports for DPS claims must be filed using this website. If you are unhappy with the carrier’s settlement offer or your DPS claim is denied by the carrier, please contact the Air Force Claims Service Center at 877-754-1212.
The AFCSC is in Kettering, Ohio, and open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Personnel who were not moved using the DPS system can file using the AFCSC website https://claims.jag.af.mil. Claims for damages to POVs that occur during shipment can also be filed on the AFCSC website.
The base legal office is available to assist claimants with general claims information and questions 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Please call 520-228-5242 for assistance.
The Military Justice Division of the legal office reviews evidence and provides advice to commanders and first sergeants on appropriate disciplinary and administrative actions ranging from letters of counseling, admonishment or reprimand, Article 15s and Uniform Code of Military Justice actions to administrative discharges and courts-martial.
Air Force courts-martial are open to the public. The docket of upcoming courts-martial is found at www.afjag.af.mil/docket.
AREA DEFENSE COUNSEL
The Area Defense Counsel at Davis-Monthan is separate from both the Staff Judge Advocate and the base command channels. It reports to the western circuit’s Air Force Judge Advocate General, headquartered at Travis Air Force Base, California.
The ADC provides objective legal defense services to military members facing
Article 15, court-martial, forced discharge actions and investigations by security police or the Office of Special Investigations, as well as any other adverse actions in which counsel is required or authorized. To reach the ADC, call 520-228-5664.
SPECIAL VICTIMS’ COUNSEL
The Special Victims’ Counsel at Davis-Monthan is separate from the Staff Judge Advocate, the base command channels and the Area Defense Counsel. The SVC reports through the senior SVC of the western circuit headquartered at Travis Air Force Base, California. The SVC provides sexual assault victims with specialized legal assistance and representation through the military justice process. The SVC asserts crime victims’ rights and privacy interests of the client in investigations, Article 32 hearings, courts-martial and discharge boards. To reach the SVC, call 202-308-5168/5476.
SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE OFFICE
The installation Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office is on the first floor of Building 2300. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and by appointment. The sexual assault response coordinator can be contacted by calling 520-228-SARC (7272). The 24/7 crisis line number is 520-940-8059.
The SAPRO manages the installation-level sexual assault prevention and response program. The primary focus of the SAPR program is on victims of sexual assault. The SAPRO coordinates victim care and resolution of issues related to the survivor’s health and well-being. There is support 24 hours a day, seven days a week for all victims.
The SAPRO assists commanders in meeting annual SAPR training requirements and provides community education regarding SAPR services.
The SAPRO recruits, selects and trains victim advocates. Victim advocates provide support and liaison services to victims of sexual assault, such as crisis intervention and referral and ongoing nonclinical support.
Restricted reporting is available to members of the armed forces, the Coast Guard, Air Force civilian employees and adult dependents over 18 years old. Military personnel include Reserve and Guard members on active duty. If you would like to report a sexual assault and have questions concerning restricted reporting, please consider contacting the SAPRO as other restrictions may apply.
Only SAPRO staff, assigned victim advocates and health care providers may receive restricted reports of sexual assault. Chaplains may not take a restricted report, however they will keep information confidential and the victim will not lose the restricted reporting option. For more information concerning sexual assault, please contact the SAPRO.
The financial services flight provides travel and pay services to military (active duty and retired) and civilian employees and provides funding certification responsibilities. It serves more than 30,000 customers and processes more than 150,000 transactions annually.
The accounting and finance office is on Fifth Street in Building 2300. Staff members can answer questions or assist with pay matters that may arise. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.
The finance office offers a variety of pay and travel services on a walk-in basis. During inprocessing, a finance representative will help customers complete travel vouchers and any other finance-related issues. For more information, call customer service at 520-228-5111.
U.S. POST OFFICE AND POSTAL SERVICE CENTER
The U.S. post office and Postal Service Center in Building 4428 provide a full range of postal services.
The U.S. post office is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
The Postal Service Center is where dormitory personnel receive their mail. Postal Service Center hours are noon to 4:30 p.m. Monday and the Tuesday after Monday holidays; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s general delivery address for personal mail is PSC Box 80001, Tucson, AZ 85707-0001.
BASE INFORMATION TRANSFER CENTER
The Base Information Transfer Center, in Building 2240, processes incoming and outgoing official mail. The center is open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, except for holidays. Mail not received before 3:30 p.m. on weekdays will be posted the following business day. For more information, call 520-228-1106.
CIVILIAN PERSONNEL OFFICE
To apply for civilian personnel vacancies at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, all applicants should use USAJobs at www.usajobs.gov and NAF Jobs at www.nafjobs.org.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY OFFICE
The Equal Opportunity Office provides training, conducts informal inquiries, coordinates complaint investigations and conducts mediation of workplace disputes in the civilian workforce. Military Equal Opportunity advisers provide human relations training and guidance in formal and informal equal opportunity and treatment complaints processing; conduct complaint clarifications; mediate MEO complaints; perform wing climate assessments; and provide awareness training on subjects relating to human relations (i.e., cultural diversity, sexual harassment and team building).
The office encourages people to use the chain of command and supports early resolution of any human relations issue. The EO Office is in the 355th Fighter Wing headquarters, Building 2300, Room 2047.
The office also offers mediation through the alternative dispute resolution program to resolve issues involving potential conflicts. For more information, call 520-228-5509.
The 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office is the official point of contact between Davis-Monthan and the local community. The PA office works with the local, national and international news media through its media relations section and arranges tours, public speaking activities and special events through its community relations section. For more information, call 520-228-3406 or visit www.dm.af.mil.
The 355th Fighter Wing Inspector General manages two key areas for the commander — oversight and congressional liaison. Within the oversight area, the IG handles complaint investigation and resolution, as well as fraud, waste and abuse disclosures from active-duty members, retirees, their dependents and DOD civilians. The IG is also the wing’s point of contact for all congressional inquiries and liaison. To contact the IG, call 520-228-3558.
The Wing Safety Office is responsible for oversight of all unit safety programs. The individual units are responsible for maintaining safe working and living conditions for the base. The Wing Safety Office has three major divisions: ground, flight and weapons.
Ground safety inspects work areas and recreational facilities for hazards and recommends corrective action. It also conducts safety training classes. Flight safety monitors the flying operations of the wing’s six flying squadrons, oversees all investigations of aircraft mishaps within the wing’s area of responsibility and directs the wing’s flight mishap prevention programs. Weapons safety inspects work areas for hazards and compliance with instructions. It is responsible for all weapons site plans.
COMMUNITY RESILIENCE CENTER
Davis-Monthan’s Community Resilience Center has a stated purpose of advancing Airmen, civilian and family resilience in order to bounce back from setbacks. The resilience center emphasizes the tools of positive psychology to members who are fundamentally well, but may be at widely varying levels of fitness within the social, physical, family and spiritual domains of Comprehensive Airman Fitness.
The center’s goals are to offer an engaging partnership with the DMAFB populace, serve as a focal point for resilience equipment, materials, training and activities, and finally, to model the U.S. Air Force commitment of the resilience philosophy.
The resilience center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and Saturday upon request to support drill weekends. It is at the northwest entrance of the Professional Development Center adjacent to the main exchange. For more information, contact Vincent Howard, the community support coordinator, at 520-228-5554.