French field gun in position during World War I. The gun is mounted behind a sheltering mound, screened with Bushwood, and white it holds an advantages position, its battery can take refuge in a trench alongside. Undated photo. (AP Photo)
Lester Shannon was born to William D. and Annie (Holland) Shannon on Sept. 24, 1891, in Eastland, Texas. His father worked as a mechanic at the local brickyard, and his mother tended to the home.
The region's economy would be hit hard.
An Army report shows the service plans to cut some 2,700 military and civilian jobs at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, cutting the number of jobs at the installation nearly in half as part of an Army-wide force restructuring.
Tucsonan Jeannie Tucker was stunned when she saw an old photo for sale on eBay of her father showing her and her mother a map of Omaha Beach where he landed on June 6, 1944.
He was just a boy when his dad was killed, leaving Bill Kelley much to learn about the man his dad was through the many letters and writings he left behind and from the people who knew and served with him.
The body of the Army soldier who died last week from wounds in an attack in Afghanistan, Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras, arrived in Tucson this morning.
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.
Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras, a decorated career Army soldier from Tucson, died Tuesday of wounds suffered in combat in Afghanistan.
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.
University of Arizona's Nick Foles throws a pass during practice at Ft. Huachuca Army Base on August 11, 2011 in Sierra Vista, Ariz. Photo by Dean Knuth/Arizona Daily Star
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems says the company and partner L-3 Communications have successfully test-fired a laser-guided rocket developed with the United Arab Emirates, demonstrating its potential use for protecting ships.
As food truck options continue to grow in Tucson, one family is banking that bigger is better.
This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.
A joint venture of Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and Lockheed Martin has won a $176 million contract for production of Javelin anti-tank missiles and launchers for the U.S. and several allied nations, Raytheon said today.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon begin removing unexploded ordnance from outside Fort Huachuca within the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.
Actress and comedian Lucille Ball, center, with her husband Desi Arnaz behind her, and actors Dick Powell, partially obscured by serviceman at far left, and Joan Blondell, are serenaded by Mexican servicemen at Ensenada, Mexico, March 24, 1942. (AP Photo)
German field artillery beginning the retreat from the front which had threatened Paris during World War I. Undated photo. (AP Photo)
U.S. Artilleryman Fuist Dern in doorway of his bombproof shelter, utilizes a few peaceful moments in writing to the folks at home on March 7, 1918. (AP Photo)
Navy doctor Lt. William Ridgway, of San Francisco, Calif., works on a seriously wounded Marine who was cut down while fighting on the western Korean front only a few hours before the signing of an armistice at Panmunjom on August 2, 1953. Hospital Corpsman Stanley Baker, of Los Angeles, is a…