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Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

New hangar lets pilots practice takeoffs and landings, support domestic missions.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
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…
Air Force issues revised study of D-M flight-training expansion

Air Force issues revised study of D-M flight-training expansion

Draft environmental report takes into account some louder planes.

September 22, 2014 3:42 pmLoading…
US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State senator wants Guard, sheriffs to stop buses bringing in migrants

PHOENIX — A state senator wants to use the National Guard and local sheriffs to stop buses with undocumented individuals from coming into Arizona from other states.

June 13, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…
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…
Tucson park to be renamed for slain soldier

Tucson park to be renamed for slain soldier

A park on Tucson’s south side will be renamed to honor Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras, who died after being wounded in an attack in Afghanistan.

May 27, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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New effort under way to rename park for fallen Tucson soldier

New effort under way to rename park for fallen Tucson soldier

Marcos E. Moreno is on a mission to create a lasting tribute to a fellow soldier he never met.

May 22, 2014 12:23 pm Photos

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Senators working on plan to save the A-10

A group of U.S. senators, including Arizona’s John McCain, is crafting a plan to save the A-10 close air-support jet — a mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

May 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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…
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…

April 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild: Make your voice heard in support of D-M

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.

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Tucson leaders tout strong support for Davis-Monthan, Fort Huachuca, 162nd Fighter Wing

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.

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Planned changes at D-M go beyond A-10 cuts

Phasing out the A-10 attack aircraft could cost Tucson 2,000 jobs — and that’s just one of many changes in store for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, the proposed 2015 Air Force budget shows.

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Martha McSally: Leadership needed to save A-10 and D-M

Martha McSally: Leadership needed to save A-10 and D-M

I’ve been honored to learn firsthand how vital the A-10 is to our national security by serving alongside the brave men and women in uniform who protect our country.

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21 members of Tucson Air Guard unit indicted on fraud charges

21 members of Tucson Air Guard unit indicted on fraud charges

A colonel and 20 other members of an Arizona Air National Guard unit based in Tucson have been indicted on charges they defrauded the government of $1.4 million intended for deployed military members.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am
Mourners in Marana say goodbye to fallen firefighter

Mourners in Marana say goodbye to fallen firefighter

Mourners gathered in Marana this afternoon to say farewell to William "Billy" Warneke, one of 19 firefighters killed last month battling a wildfire near Prescott.

July 10, 2013 3:28 pm Photos

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Davis-Monthan training means more jets over Tucson

Davis-Monthan training means more jets over Tucson

Tucson residents may be hearing a bit more air traffic for the next week or so.

March 12, 2013 10:50 amLoading…

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…

Guard troops' border mission extended

PHOENIX - National Guard troops will be staying on the Southwest border, at least for a while longer.

December 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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