Republican is in line to oversee military and defense policy and budgets.
Retired 'Candy Bomber' helped Berlin's children after war, is among those there.
Deal on defense bill also would keep the Navy buying Tomahawk cruise missiles.
Air Force buys undisclosed number of Griffin precision-guided weapons.
Public comment on draft environmental assessment now due by Nov. 24.
PHOENIX — A House Republican candidate has edited out from a campaign ad slamming her Democratic opponent video footage shot moments before the beheading of American journalist James Foley.
A spokesman for retired Air Force Lt. Col. Wendy Rogers said Tuesday she chose to remove the footage …
Draft environmental report takes into account some louder planes.
Riley Chapman is fourth in his family to enlist on Sept. 17.
School fails to disclose sanction in $1.8 million bid to train military paramedics.
Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."
Recognized for World War II service as member of Civil Air Patrol.
Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.
Even as Congress debates the proposed retirement of the A-10 Thunderbolt II — a core of operations at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — a new report by a Dutch peace group blames the venerated close-air support plane for contaminating civilian areas of Iraq with radioactive, depleted-uranium bullets.
The U.S. House on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted an amendment to the 2015 defense appropriation bill that would prohibit the Pentagon from spending any money to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II jet — a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Amendment would block plane's retirement.
Backers of the A-10 close air-support jet say they’ll keep battling to block a Pentagon plan to retire the plane, after suffering a setback by House budget writers.
The House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee in draft legislation failed to include funding for the Air Force’s fleet of A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jets, despite the full House’s earlier authorization to fund the A-10 fleet.
Veterans Memorial Overpass and the Veterans Memorial Plaza were built in 2005. They are named in honor of all veterans — the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, said Priscilla S. Cornelio, director of the Pima County department of Transportation.
Supporters of the A-10 “Warthog” close-air support jet got a double boost in Congress Thursday as the full House and a key Senate committee backed measures to save the aircraft — a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base — at least through fiscal 2015.