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History of Davis-Monthan: Empty Fields to Wartime Prep

Former municipal airport has seen famous flyers, been base for generations of military planes.

Davis-Monthan at 75 Years: What's Its Military Future?

Metro Week explores the past, present and future of Air Force base in Tucson.

US House Committee Further Protects A-10 from Retirement

Primary plane flown at Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base safe until 2022.

Air Force: Davis-Monthan Impact $1.5B, 4,500 Jobs

Annual analysis puts air base's economic contribution at 5% of county GDP.

Air Force Begins to Design New Plane to Replace A-10

Plans for the “A-X” are still in the early phase, Rep. McSally says.

Air Force Secretary Praises Davis-Monthan and A-10

Secretary James makes first visit to the Tucson Air Force Base.

A-10 Retirement on Hold Until 2022, Defense Secretary Says

The Department of Defense announced the A-10 will keep flying

Lawsuit: D-M Flights Numerous, Impact Wasn't Studied

Claim asks court to order environmental study of training flights at Tucson AF base.

Report: A-10 Retirement on Hold So It Can Be Used to Fight ISIS

Defense industry publication says Air Force officials consider it 'critical' in Syria.

Air Force May Assign Drones, More Airmen to Davis-Monthan

Military expanding its unmanned aircraft programs with eye on Tucson, other sites.

METRO WEEK: Federal Spending Built Much of Tucson

Economists say Tucson depends on federal dollars– here’s a look at how much.

McSally: Veto of Defense Bill Puts D-M's A-10s in Jeopardy

The funding bill rejected by Obama includes money for A-10 and EC-130 planes.

Davis-Monthan and Tucson's Economy

The military base has been a major source of money in Tucson for nearly 75 years.

Defense Funding, Including for A-10, Passes US Senate

Bill moves through despite Obama veto threat; McCain pushes back.

Funding for A-10 Assured by Congress for Another Year

House-Senate conference report protects D-M's main plane in new fiscal year.

Air Force Secretary: Ground A-10 for Budgetary Reasons

Congress resists retiring plane that is primary aircraft at Davis-Monthan.

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