Davis-Monthan AFB history U.S. Air Force May 16, 2015 Facebook Twitter Email Print Save 1949: A B-29 tanker plane, top, refuels the B-50 bomber "Lucky Lady II" in the air on a practice flight over Arizona, March 2, 1949. U.S. Air Force U.S. Air Force As featured on +32 Photos: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base history Davis-Monthan Field was dedicated in 1927 as Tucson's municipal air field, named in honor of… Facebook Twitter Email Print Save promotion Have You Claimed Your Local Search? It shocks me every day – when you do a search on Google, Bing, Yahoo, or any of the plethora of apps available – just how many businesses HAVEN’T claimed their search info. promotion Star readers get discount at One-Day University Our next event is Saturday, October 13, 2018. Sign up today and save!