Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.
The nation’s fleet of A-10 close-air-support aircraft — including a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — would get a one-year lease on life under a plan approved by a key congressional committee late Wednesday.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base reported an estimated local economic impact of $973 million in the 2013 fiscal year, down from about $1.14 billion in the prior year as Pentagon budget cuts took their toll.
Arizona’s senior senator has added his name to a growing chorus of politicians opposed to plans to ground the entire A-10 fleet.
A group of civic and business leaders, calling itself the Southern Arizona Defense Alliance, has recently launched an effort to welcome the new F-35 Stealth Fighter to Tucson. Almost all of these leaders live outside the city of Tucson, far from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and from Tucson I…
Tucsonans have good reason to be concerned over the possibility of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base losing its 83 A-10C “Warthogs” and the jobs they bring to this community.
A favorite quote of mine was spoken by George Washington. He said, “To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” We are not prepared today, and as a result, our nation is threatened!
The time-tested A-10 “Warthog” — the aircraft that comprises the bulk of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s operations — was both doted on and deemed ready for discharge Wednesday in the first Senate hearing on a military budget plan that seeks to retire the aging plane.
Barber reopens push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base dedicated a 16.4-megawatt photovoltaic solar array on Thursday that is the largest of its kind on any Department of Defense installation.
Col. Howard “Philip” Purcell will assume command of the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard on Saturday.
Laurence and Sally Martin took advantage of Tucson’s proximity to Los Angeles when filming an episode of the Travel Channel series “Baggage Battles” last March.
The aircraft “boneyard” at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is getting a massive new place to work on resurrecting old military planes.
A new blog from Davis-Monthan airmen begins today online, “Airmen in your community.”
Tucson residents may be hearing a bit more air traffic for the next week or so.
Tucsonans flooded social media sites Wednesday night speculating on what caused a loud boom heard - and felt - over a chunk of the city.
Tucsonans flooded social media sites Wednesday night speculating on what caused a loud boom heard — and felt — over a chunk of the city.
The Air Force is moving ahead with plans to build a 14.5-megawatt photovoltaic solar array at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will conduct a routine emergency response exercise on Monday.