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. Airme

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 remembers POW/MIAs

Story by A1C Mya Crosby on 09/18/2017 Davis-Monthan Air Force Base's Desert Lightning Team hosted a ceremony in honor of U.S. prisoners of war and service members missing in action at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Ariz., Sept. 15. The ceremony was held in accordance with the

F-AMMO-ly: Augmenting production using exceptional teamwork

Story by A1C Frankie Moore on 08/08/2017 DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- From the cartridges used by security forces, to the guided bombs utilized downrange, the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron's munitions flight, also known as AMMO, provides Davis-Monthan Air Force Base the firepower necessary to accomplish its missions and

Holocaust survivors share their stories with D-M

Story by A1C Giovanni Sims on 04/27/2017 Five Holocaust survivors shared their stories during the annual Holocaust remembrance ceremony at the Desert Dove Chapel here, April 24. The ceremony invited Airmen to listen to personal stories of Holocaust survivors, and to participate in a candle lighting to memorialize the 6
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