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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters on Pima College's value, D-M neighbors' noise lawsuit, Davonte Eason.

January 26, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
Raytheon, Norwegian partner test missile for F-35

Raytheon, Norwegian partner test missile for F-35

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and Kongsberg are co-developing the Joint Strike Missile.

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Guard wing chief sees bright future in Tucson

Guard wing chief sees bright future in Tucson

The 162nd is nation’s main training facility for F-16 pilots from allied nations.

August 22, 2015 4:00 pm Photos

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GAO: Scrapping A-10s could pose mission, cost risks

GAO: Scrapping A-10s could pose mission, cost risks

Air Force responds that keeping A-10s could risk readiness, delay F-35 

June 26, 2015 1:15 pm Related Loading…

Letters to the editor

Reader opinions on Burney Starks, Hopi cultural items, D-Day coverage, F-35 noise.

June 10, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
A-10s get no reprieve in '16 Pentagon budget

A-10s get no reprieve in '16 Pentagon budget

Budget proposal would scrap 164 "Warthogs" next fiscal year.

February 02, 2015 3:15 pmLoading…
Budget deal would save A-10 fleet for a year

Budget deal would save A-10 fleet for a year

But it also requires Air Force to reduce the Warthog's flying hours.

December 03, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

 The budget bill that would save the A-10 'Warthog.'

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Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Robin Gomez: Deceptive marketing of the F-35

Robin Gomez: Deceptive marketing of the F-35

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…

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Retiring the Air Force's star player is a mistake, A-10 supporters say

Retiring the Air Force's star player is a mistake, A-10 supporters say

To Tom Norris, a former Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II combat pilot, the Pentagon’s plan to retire the “Warthog” in the next few years is like a coach benching a team’s best player.

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Tucson leaders tout strong support for So. Arizona military bases

Tucson leaders tout strong support for So. Arizona military bases

A group of civic and business leaders launched a new effort today to boost support for Southern Arizona military installations, with the release of a survey showing strong community backing of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and other bases in the region.

March 19, 2014 4:53 pm Related Loading…

What CD2 candidate Shelley Kais thinks about the A-10

Shelley Kais, a Republican candidate for Congress in District 2 and a member of the Tucson Metro Chamber's Military Affairs Committee, called from the East Coast this evening to comment on the proposed A-10 retirement.

February 24, 2014 6:42 pmLoading…
Barber renews push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget

Barber renews push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget

Barber reopens push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget

February 24, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

5 questions with Sen. Jeff Flake

Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Steller: Flake, McCain missing on A-10 issue

Steller: Flake, McCain missing on A-10 issue

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and John McCain have had two chances in the last week to state their support for the continued existence of the A-10, the mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Barber backs A-10 retention at D-M

The fight to save the venerable A-10 Thunderbolt II continues.

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Robert Perkin: One-size-fits all F-35 does not fit Tucson

Robert Perkin: One-size-fits all F-35 does not fit Tucson

Tim Steller’s recent column is a valuable addition to the debate over the deployment of the F-35 aircraft.

September 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: A letter to the Air Force secretary about D-M

Honorable Eric Fanning

September 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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