October 15, 2015 / Modified oct 25, 2016 4:41 p.m.

Davis-Monthan and Tucson's Economy

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

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The Friday Business Report with AZPM's Zac Ziegler and Inside Tucson Business Editor David Rupkalvis focuses on one of Tucson's largest economic drivers, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

The base went active in 1941 on a plot of land donated by Charles Lindberg. The most recent numbers shows 7,904 active duty personnel stationed on the base, and 2,915 civilian employees. It also brings in $1.5 billion in economic impact to the local economy.

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