Davis-Monthan History

An image of an A-10C Thunderbolt II stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB.Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is named in honor of Lieutenants Samuel H. Davis and Oscar Monthan, two Tucsonans and World War I era pilots who died in separate military aircraft accidents. Davis, who died in a Florida aircraft accident in 1921, attended the University of Arizona prior to enlisting in the Army in 1917. Monthan enlisted in the Army as a private in 1917, was commissioned as a ground officer in 1918 and later became a pilot. He was killed in a crash of a Martin bomber in Hawaii in 1924.


355th Wing Mission

Provide attack airpower, expeditionary combat support, and medical forces ready for worldwide deployment to combatant commanders. Produce highly-trained A-10C pilots to meet the Combat Air Forces, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve requirements. Support 12th Air Force (AFSOUTH) operations, an Air National Guard air sovereignty mission, four combat operations groups, and the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group. Ensure the readiness of all forces to fly, fight and win in support of the Joint fight.

D-M Aircraft

An image of an A-10C Thunderbolt 2 stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB.

                         A-10/OA10 Thunderbolt II

An image of an EC-130H Compass Call aircraft stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB.

                           EC-130H Compass Call

An image of an HC-130J Combat King 2 aircraft stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB.

                       HC-130J Combat King II

An image of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB.

                             HH-60G Pave Hawk

D-M Links

Public Affairs Office

D-M Directory Assistance

355th Wing Public Affairs
Bldg 2300, Room 1062

Flight Operations Concerns Form

Community Relations