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METRO WEEK: Federal Spending Built Much of Tucson

Economists say Tucson depends on federal dollars– here’s a look at how much.

McSally: Veto of Defense Bill Puts D-M's A-10s in Jeopardy

The funding bill rejected by Obama includes money for A-10 and EC-130 planes.

Davis-Monthan and Tucson's Economy

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

Defense Funding, Including for A-10, Passes US Senate

Bill moves through despite Obama veto threat; McCain pushes back.

Funding for A-10 Assured by Congress for Another Year

House-Senate conference report protects D-M's main plane in new fiscal year.

Air Force Secretary: Ground A-10 for Budgetary Reasons

Congress resists retiring plane that is primary aircraft at Davis-Monthan.

Rothschild Offers Help Hiring Customs Officers for Border

Tucson mayor lobbied federal officials last week for the city, offered help to one department

300 D-M Airmen Return to Families after 6 Months Overseas

They were among 1,200 airmen sent around the world in the Tucson base's largest deployment.

Arizona Spotlight for July 3rd, 2015

Exploring the planet Pluto as never before; land and sea survival training tests Air Force pilots' mettle; monsoon love for toads, tarantulas, and tortoises; and A Book I Love.

Survival Training

Learn what pilots and ground crew gain from testing their limits during survival training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Surveillance Plane Arrives for Davis-Monthan's 'Boneyard'

First E3A AWACS from NATO base to be deactivated as part of fleet modernization.

A-10 Aircraft Could Be Sold to Allied Countries

Defense contractor is encouraging U.S. allies to buy some used planes

Report: Davis-Monthan Worth $1 Billion to Tucson

Base generates a huge economic impact in Southern Arizona

Senate Opens Defense Budget Debate, Including A-10

One year's funding of plane at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson coming up for vote.

Air Force OKs More Training Flights in Tucson Skies

Years-long assessment concludes added aircraft won't be harmful to environment.

40 Years Ago Thursday, Last Copter Left Vietnam; Now at Boneyard

As Saigon fell, one aircraft went back to rescue stranded Marines at embassy, nearby housing.

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