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Park renamed, dedicated for 'Gunny' Barreras

Park renamed, dedicated for 'Gunny' Barreras

Sunnyside district celebrates the life of an alumnus killed in battle.

November 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Southern Arizona Congressional delegation, candidates react to Obama's speech

Southern Arizona Congressional delegation back Obama's decision to expand airstrikes into Syria

September 10, 2014 10:03 pmLoading…
Arizona parents urge VA reforms after son's suicide

Arizona parents urge VA reforms after son's suicide

They tell congressional panel he was turned away once when seeking treatment.

July 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz: Historic milestone reached: No one left to kill in Iraq

Fitz: Historic milestone reached: No one left to kill in Iraq

Baghdad (Fitzwire) -- A milestone in the middle east was reached today when it was learned there was no one left in Iraq to kill. “Everyone's dead! I was surprised there was anyone left," said Ali Kasim, as he lay dying from a gunshot wound. "Apparently we murdered every last man, woman, and…

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Fitz: In bid to unify Iraq Obama announces arrest of Bush, Cheney, others to come

Fitz: In bid to unify Iraq Obama announces arrest of Bush, Cheney, others to come

Washington (Fitzwire) -- This week in a bid to unify Iraq, President Obama  will be turning former Vice-President Dick Cheney and President George Bush over to the Iraqi Ministry of Justice where they will be tried for war crimes. “We wanted to do something to bring Iraq together. Open up a …

June 22, 2014 9:30 amLoading…
A-10 backers win House vote to save plane

A-10 backers win House vote to save plane

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.

June 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Explaining what's happening in Iraq

Explaining what's happening in Iraq

A concise guide to the mess going on in the Middle East

June 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz: Inspectors find Weapon of Mass Destruction in Iraq: Religious beliefs thought responsible for deaths of millions

Fitz: Inspectors find Weapon of Mass Destruction in Iraq: Religious beliefs thought responsible for deaths of millions

Today a team of United Nations weapons inspectors located what they believe to be weapons of mass destruction. "We were scouring a sacred site and came upon so-called holy books. It was then we realized we'd happened upon a destructive force dwarfing anything we might imagine." As the team r…

June 19, 2014 9:30 amLoading…
Iraq veterans disheartened by insurgency's gains

Iraq veterans disheartened by insurgency's gains

As the US considers new military action in Iraq to combat growing insurgency in the region, veterans from the war in Iraq express concern that their work in the country was for nothing.

June 13, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
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.

March 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: The costs of passivity

History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?

March 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Capitol link

This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.

December 13, 2013 3:33 pmLoading…
Tucson's Nam Jam has new name, place, price — free

Tucson's Nam Jam has new name, place, price — free

The annual concert event known as Nam Jam is Nam Jam no longer.

October 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Obama delays Syria vote, says diplomacy may work

WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…

September 11, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

ISLAM’S CULTURAL CAPTIVITY

My concern is to make it clear that what we in the United States know about the Islamic faith is not only distorted by our own sensationalist media, but has also been perverted through its cultural captivity by the various tribal societies that have adopted it. It is high time that we U.S. c…

September 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Iran, Russia seize the day as Obama does nothing

The war in Syria, started by locals, is now a regional conflict, the meeting ground of two warring blocs. On one side, the radical Shiite bloc led by Iran, which overflies Iraq to supply Bashar Assad and sends Hezbollah to fight for him. Behind them lies Russia, which has stationed ships off…

June 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Photography by Benjie Sanders

Photography by Benjie Sanders

Sgt. Jessie Class, Kenneth G. Ross's squad leader Bravo Company, sits at Ross's grave after everyone else has gone and has her time to say good-bye to her fellow soldier during the funeral at Evergreen Cemetery in Oct. 2005. .Ross was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

June 05, 2013 12:16 pm
Southern Arizona service members to remember

Southern Arizona service members to remember

Some were teens just out of high school. Others, veteran service members on a second, third or fourth tour. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have claimed 54 service members with ties to Southern Arizona.

May 27, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Southern Arizona service members to remember

Southern Arizona service members to remember

The names of those who died in an earlier war - in Vietnam - are etched into a memorial wall in Washington, D.C.

May 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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