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Groundbreaking Saturday for veterans' cemetery in Marana

Groundbreaking Saturday for veterans' cemetery in Marana

The Kai Family Foundation donated 35 acres for the cemetery.

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Federal program gives Vietnam veteran hope, a home

Federal program gives Vietnam veteran hope, a home

The city received an additional $351,000 to fund the veteran housing program.

October 08, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

WASHINGTON — A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a “whitewash” that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital.

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Public town hall on veterans' health is Friday

Public town hall on veterans' health is Friday

Veterans and their families are invited to participate in Veterans Administration town-hall in Tucson Friday

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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.

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Memorial Day events

Memorial Day events

Here are some events in the Tucson area in honor of Memorial Day:

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State lifts ban on veteran enrollments at PCC

State lifts ban on veteran enrollments at PCC

Military veterans can once again enroll at Pima Community College after state officials rescinded a rare ban on such sign-ups.

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Pima College can enroll veterans again

Pima College can enroll veterans again

Arizona’s veterans department has lifted a ban on military veteran enrollments at Pima Community College.

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Vets center opens at Arizona Health Sciences Library

The Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) Center at the University of Arizona has opened a new location in the Arizona Health Sciences Library, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

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Salvation Army building new shelter for homeless

Salvation Army building new shelter for homeless

The original facility was built 50 years ago to welcome men home from war. Today, it houses all who find themselves homeless, and it will soon have a new location.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima College prohibited for 60 days from enrolling military vets

Pima College prohibited for 60 days from enrolling military vets

Pima Community College has been banned from enrolling military veterans for at least 60 days while it tries to correct widespread record-keeping problems that led to the sanction.

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PCC may face freeze on veteran enrollments

Pima Community College faces a possible freeze on enrolling military veterans after it failed to fix problems with its record-keeping systems for veterans’ aid.

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Ron Barber: Budget must not be balanced on backs of service members

I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.

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Lunch with a veteran

Lunch with a veteran

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christina Stauffer, 41st Electronic Combat Squadron EC-130H Compass Call mission crew supervisor, and Tech. Sgt. Rachel Lemoine, 41st ECS flight engineer, read the lyrics of each service’s songs during a luncheon in honor of veterans in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2013.…

November 18, 2013 12:00 am
Lunch with a veteran

Lunch with a veteran

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Roland Jones, 41st Electronic Combat Squadron mobility section chief, talks with a veteran during a luncheon hosted by Atria Bell Court Gardens Retirement Community in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2013. Fifteen Airmen spent time talking to the veterans, learning about eac…

November 18, 2013 12:00 am
Lunch with a veteran

Lunch with a veteran

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Loraine Goody, 355th Maintenance Operation Squadron loading standardization crew member, speaks with a veteran at Atria Bell Court Gardens Retirement Community in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2013. Fifteen Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., volunteered to e…

November 18, 2013 12:00 am
Advice, training available for 'vetpreneurs'

Advice, training available for 'vetpreneurs'

Each year, more than a quarter of a million U.S. armed forces members leave military service, and many will look to take the plunge and start their own businesses.

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PCC improving troubled center for veterans

Pima Community College is making good on a pledge to start treating its student veterans better.

November 07, 2013 5:30 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.

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Student vets face debt-collector over PCC errors

Student vets face debt-collector over PCC errors

Scores of former student veterans have been referred to the Department of Veterans Affairs debt-collection system because of mistakes made by Pima Community College.

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