Community Initiatives

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:, call (520) 228-5060, fax (520) 228-5299.

Flight Operations

The United States Air Force is committed to being a good neighbor. We appreciate the support we receive from the local community and have worked diligently with our neighbors through the Military Community Compatibility Committee, the Military Community Relations Committee and the D-M Tucson Valley Council. The following information is designed to improve your understanding of D-M flying operations. The information is intended to give you an appreciation for why we fly and where we fly.Maintaining public safety while ensuring our ability to perform the DM's mission of training Airmen and aircrews to deploy in support of our national security is our top concern. For more information, call Public Affairs at 228-5091 or email us at

Environmental Excellence

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base strives to lead in the Air Force and local community for environmental stewardship. Environmental management considerations are fundamental and an integral component of D-M's policies, operations, planning and management. The considerations are designed to ensure all actions are taken to integrate environmental accountability into the installation's day-to-day decision making and long-term planning processes.

Natural Resources

The Barry M. Goldwater Range Environmental Impact Statement for the Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan is now complete. The purpose of the EIS was to provide the government decision makers and the public with a range of reasonable alternatives for the BMGR INRMP and a fair and full discussion of the probable environmental impacts of implementing each of the five INRMP alternatives. As a result, the EIS includes important descriptive and analytical information documenting factors that are important in selecting a management alternative.

Federal Business

FedBizOpps is the single government point-of-entry for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000. Government buyers are able to publicize their business opportunities by posting information directly to FedBizOpps via the Internet. Through one portal, commercial vendors seeking Federal markets for their products and services can search, monitor and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire federal contracting community. Click the following link to visit the Federal Business Opportunities Web site.

Water Conservation

The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron's Environmental Flight is the lead agency in Davis-Monthan Air Force Base's water conservation program. You can also learn more about water conservation at the Water Use It Wisely website.

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, is an access statute which opens the business of government to the general public. The FOIA may be used by anyone regardless of citizenship, to ask for government information/records without giving reason for the request. This site was designed to offer information about records maintained at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, and how to send requests to the 355th Fighter Wing FOIA office. It also provides access to other official FOIA links and the electronic reading room. Click the following link to visit D-M's FOIA page.

Noise Complaints

Want to register a comment or complaint about D-M flight operations? It's simple, fill out the Flight Operations Noise Concern Form

The following information will be needed in order to submit the form.

Phone Number:
Date of Event:
Time of Event:
Major Cross Streets of Concern:
Estimated Altitude of Aircraft (if known):
Direction of Flight (if known):
Description of Aircraft:
Weather Conditions at time of concern:
Additional Comments:

If you would like a returned email or phone call, this must also be specified.
Your comment/complaint will be forwarded to the proper authority.

Click here to view silhouettes of common D-M aircraft, which will help base officials categorize your concern.

Public Affairs

D-M Directory Assistance
355th FW Public Affairs
Bldg 2300, Room 1062
Flight Operations Concerns
Community Relations