News and Events


2016 Mission Strong Survey reports backing of region’s defense operations; still ‘Mission Strong’ among public. To read the report and press release click below:

 SADA Survey Press Release

SADA 2016 Survey Report




Air Force OKs expansion of D-M training Flights
Source: Arizona Daily Star
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YPG: Army shaped Yuma’s history
Source: Yuma Sun
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Major Deployment Set for Tucson’s Davis-Monthan
Source: Arizona Daily Star
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Fort Huachuca might lose 2,700 positions, General says
Source: ABC 15
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Mission Strong offers focus for Southern AZ in keeping its military installations
Source: Tucson News Now
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“Mission Strong”: Effort to preserve Davis-Monthan and other local military bases
Source: KGUN9-TV
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Tucson leaders tout strong support for Davis-Monthan, Fort Huachuca, 162nd Fighter Wing
Source: AZ Starnet
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Our Region’s 5 Star Industry: Military and Defense Assets
Source: BizTucson
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2-14 Air Show at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

April 12 – April 13, 2014
Location: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
3180 S. Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ 85707

Times, performances and aircraft are subject to change.
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Admission: Free to the public
Phone: 520-228-3406

Aviation history and air power will be celebrated with military air demonstrations by the Thunderbirds and other military and civilian acts at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, known as the Thunderbirds, will perform at the “Thunder and Lightning over Arizona – Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future” Open House at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Each performance by the Thunderbirds can last up to 75 minutes and is made up of 40 different maneuvers, both formation flying and solo routines.

For more information visit

Tucson Salutes Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
Celebrating Nearly Nine Decades in Tucson

Fall 2014
Pima Air & Space Museum

Join forces with the DM-50, business and military leaders throughout the region to recognize Davis-Monthan’s significant contributions to Southern Arizona, including its $1.6 billion annual economic impact to our community. Learn what our community can do to ensure the future of the base and its mission.

Visit for corporate sponsorship and ticket information.