About Davis Monthan AFB, AZ
Located within five miles of downtown Tucson, Arizona, Davis Monthan Air Force Base was originally established in 1925 as a landing field. Today, it serves as the Air Force Materiel Command's 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), which is the storage facility for superfluous military and government aircraft.
Davis Monthan AFB is a key facility for Air Combat Command. Medical, operational, and logistical support for tenant units is provided by 355th Fighter Wing, the host unit. Major tenants include the 55th Electronic Combat Group, which provides command, control and communications countermeasures, and the 563rd Rescue Group and 943rd Rescue Group, which collaborate to provide international search and rescue support.
This AFB employs approximately 6,500 Active Duty military personnel, 1,000 Reserve and Air National Guard personnel, and 3,000 civilians.