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D-M, military retirees have more than $1.5B impact on local community

Release Number: 020517


DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – D-M and military retirees contributed approximately $1.54 billion and helped create more than 4,100 jobs in the local area, according to D-M's Fiscal Year 2016 Economic Impact Analysis, released May 4.

 

The EIA, an annual publication, is designed to inform the community of personnel assigned or employed at the base; annual payroll of all assigned and employed personnel; construction expenditures; and an estimated number and dollar value of indirect jobs created by D-M's presence in the community.

 

In fiscal year 2016, there were 10,235 personnel assigned and employed at D-M, including 5,743 active duty military service members, 1,804 Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard and Individual Mobilization Augmentees, and 2,688 civilians. Their combined payroll totaled $579 million.

 

Of the 5,743 active duty military service members assigned to D-M, 50 percent live off base. The Tucson metropolitan area counted 19,523 military retirees residing in the local area.

 

All this information and more is available in the FY 2016 EIA posted on D-M's website, http://www.dm.af.mil, under “Public Information”. 

 

For questions, contact the 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office at 520-228-3407.

 

 

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