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UAPD sergeant arrested for DUI no longer works at university

UAPD sergeant arrested for DUI no longer works at university

Sgt. John McGrath's last day of work was July 1.

July 08, 2014 5:45 pm
Injured Tucson veteran, family receive home free and clear

Injured Tucson veteran, family receive home free and clear

When an injured Army National Guard veteran received the keys Thursday to a mortgage-free home in a west-side Tucson neighborhood, it was the beginning of a new life for his family.

May 29, 2014 1:26 pmLoading…

White House objects to House plan to save A-10, Guard Apaches

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…

May 19, 2014 4:39 pmLoading…

Marana would keep Guard helicopters under plan

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.

May 09, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Tucson atwitter over loud boom tonight

Tucsonans flooded social media sites Wednesday night speculating on what caused a loud boom heard — and felt — over a chunk of the city.

February 27, 2013 8:18 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Join the Army National Guard Today!

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.

October 18, 2012 6:00 amLoading…
Marana National Guard unit to be deployed to Afghanistan

Marana National Guard unit to be deployed to Afghanistan

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.

August 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Marana National Guard unit to be deployed to Afghanistan

Marana National Guard unit to be deployed to Afghanistan

Apache helicopters hover in preparation for leaving from Silverbell Army Heliport with members of Bravo Company, 1-285 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion.

August 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Marana National Guard unit to be deployed to Afghanistan

Marana National Guard unit to be deployed to 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.

August 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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It's official: Prince Harry coming to Arizona

It's official: Prince Harry coming to Arizona

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.

August 24, 2011 4:29 pm Related Loading…

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