Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.
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.
As fellow Southern Arizonans who have been elected to public service, we agree on what makes our community thrive. One element is the vibrant contribution made by the many veterans and military families who live here.
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 .
Some precious historical artifacts had very simple uses
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. House Armed Services Committee is expected to take initial action today on the Pentagon’s plan to save money by retiring the A-10 fleet that is central to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s mission.
Two severely burned Chinese fishermen rescued by a group of Davis-Monthan airmen after their boat sank off the coast of Mexico could only say two words in English to the men who came to their aid: “Thank you.”
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will host the Air Combat Command’s seventh annual Angel Thunder Personnel Recovery and Rescue Exercise from Sunday through May 17.
We're talking the plane, not the animal.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base reported an estimated local economic impact of $973 million in the 2013 fiscal year, down from about $1.14 billion in the prior year as Pentagon budget cuts took their toll.
Retired Air Force colonel and Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally is applauding Sen. John McCain for his recent support to save the aging A-10 fighter from being mothballed.
A group of civic and business leaders, calling itself the Southern Arizona Defense Alliance, has recently launched an effort to welcome the new F-35 Stealth Fighter to Tucson. Almost all of these leaders live outside the city of Tucson, far from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and from Tucson I…
Tucsonans have good reason to be concerned over the possibility of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base losing its 83 A-10C “Warthogs” and the jobs they bring to this community.
A group of civic and business leaders launched a new effort Wednesday to boost support for Southern Arizona’s military installations, with survey results showing strong community backing of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and other bases in the region.
Sonoran Science Academy students are gearing up for the state MathCounts competition after taking the top spots in a regional contest.
A favorite quote of mine was spoken by George Washington. He said, “To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” We are not prepared today, and as a result, our nation is threatened!