The 355th Fighter Wing Community Initiatives Team serves as the principal intergovernmental representative for the 355th FW's leadership to the state, county and city political, governmental, business and citizen leadership. Their mission:
To maintain and enhance mission success of the installation complex.
Enhance/ensure the long term viability of Davis-Monthan AFB and designated Air Force missions.
Directly and proactive engagement of Federal, Tribal, Regional, State and Local Legislative, Statutory, Regulatory, Political and Community agencies/entities.
Ensure knowledge/understanding of real/potential impacts current and future legislation, zoning, planning and development may have on DoD's ability to successfully complete its mission with respect to managed development of land, air and electromagnetic uses.
Serve as single point representative for political, business, and community installation mission complex engagement.
The Community Initiatives Team (CIT) monitors a complex cross-section of external land use, development and citizen concern to provide input and impact of potential operations and developmental encroachment on the long-term viability of the installation's missions. The office directly engages on behalf of the wing with the state, Pima County and Tucson metro area businesses, land owners, developers and citizens in order to assist in managing and harmonizing installation missions with community growth for the greatest benefit of both DoD and the community. A key objective of CIT in responding to concerns and questions is to expand citizen understanding, dialogue and problem-solving. Likewise providing input and impact on potential development and land use planning strengthens managed growth while protecting the economic impact and long-term viability of D-M in Tucson and Southern Arizona.
CIT additionally monitors state and local legislation, providing wing leadership potential impact on installation missions and DoD personnel. CIT coordinates with offices of technical expertise such as the 355th Operations Group,355th Mission Support Group, various installation tenant groups, Inspector General, airspace management, civil engineering and other installation organizations as necessary to facilitate the installation's interaction with city, county and state officials, and the citizens of Tucson. Below we have provided information and links to various document and maps related to flight operations, safety, noise and land use. For further information or questions, contact the 355th Fighter Wing Community Initiatives office by email, phone or fax: firstname.lastname@example.org, call (520) 228-5060, fax (520) 228-5299.