It will be some time before the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act reaches President Obama's desk. But in a rebuke to the current House version of the NDAA, the White House is backing the Pentagon's plan to retire the A-10 close air-support aircraft, as well as a plan to transfer all of…
A key congressional panel that moved to save the A-10 close air-support aircraft from retirement also nixed an Army plan to transfer AH-64 Apache attack helicopters out of Army National Guard units, including the Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana.
Have you ever chuckled at “Police Academy III” or seen Bill Murray in “Stripes” and thought that could be the life you’d like to be living? If that’s the case then Arizona’s Army National Guard could be right for you.
Jackson Libby, 3, waits with his dad, company commander Brendan Libby during preflight briefing at Silverbell Army Heliport north of Tucson. The Army National Guard Unit from Marana will be deployed for a year in Afghanistan.
A Marana-based Army National Guard unit is heading to Afghanistan. Thirty-four soldiers from Bravo Company, 1-285th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion left Friday from Silverbell Army Heliport in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
PHOENIX – Prince Harry, third in line to the British throne, is
coming to Arizona this fall to complete helicopter training, a
spokeswoman for Luke Air Force Base said Wednesday. However, it’s
unclear exactly where in the state he will train.