The attacker was dressed in an Afghan army uniform.
Sgt. John McGrath's last day of work was July 1.
Retired Marine Staff Sgt. Michael Stringer relived a mission in Afghanistan two years ago in the Helmand River Valley where a blast from an improvised explosive device launched him 40 feet, mangling his lower face, throat and hands .
A park on Tucson’s south side will be renamed to honor Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras, who died after being wounded in an attack in Afghanistan.
Row upon row of ribbons and pins floated into the foyer of Christ Community Church on Saturday to honor Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras. Mingling with those in dress uniforms, friends and family shook hands, chased children, hugged and chatted about the career soldier who was also a son…
Marcos E. Moreno is on a mission to create a lasting tribute to a fellow soldier he never met.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and the Army have completed a key testing milestone for the latest version of the Excalibur M982 precision-guided artillery shell, moving the weapon a step closer to full-rate production.
An Army soldier from Tucson has died from wounds he suffered in an attack this month in Afghanistan, officials said today.
The nation’s fleet of A-10 close-air-support aircraft — including a major contingent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — would get a one-year lease on life under a plan approved by a key congressional committee late Wednesday.
To Tom Norris, a former Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II combat pilot, the Pentagon’s plan to retire the “Warthog” in the next few years is like a coach benching a team’s best player.
History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?
Rep. Ron Barber will be back in Tucson today after spending three days in Afghanistan talking to U.S. troops.
The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…
Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.
This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.
A colonel and 20 other members of an Arizona Air National Guard unit based in Tucson have been indicted on charges they defrauded the government of $1.4 million intended for deployed military members.
Barber backs funding for families of fallen service members
The University of Arizona Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) office has a new student director for the fall term after the unexpected departure of the last person in the post.
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan announced Saturday it was releasing seven more Taliban prisoners in a diplomatic overture designed to help end nearly 12 years of war in neighboring Afghanistan, but doubts linger over whether the men will actually help advance peace negotiations or simply head back to t…