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After vet felled by PTSD, service dog Honor aids family now

After vet felled by PTSD, service dog Honor aids family now

The family of veteran Wade Baker finds comfort with Baker's PTSD service dog after Wade's death in August.

November 08, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Allure of flying kept man from following dad into Navy

Allure of flying kept man from following dad into Navy

After more than 70 years, he still remembers the his ninth mission in WWII — every second of it.

October 23, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Decorated vet recently retraced WWII service in Europe

Decorated vet recently retraced WWII service in Europe

Bill LaBar spent his 90th birthday on an 11-day tour in which he was treated like a celebrity.

October 20, 2015 7:34 pm Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers protest real cost of bonds, Fitz cartoon, hot weather football games.

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Air Force veteran began flying career when he won a free flight

Air Force veteran began flying career when he won a free flight

Vet says military service is his proudest accomplishment.

October 14, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Chaplain enlisted so he could help men in Vietnam

Chaplain enlisted so he could help men in Vietnam

Roy Ludlow served as a military chaplain in Vietnam, continues ministry today. 

October 08, 2015 5:30 pm Photos

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Woman joined WAC seeking adventure, served in WW II

Woman joined WAC seeking adventure, served in WW II

"Don't envy them. Join them," a recruiting poster said. So she did. 

September 26, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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WWII vet thought Navy the best way to serve

WWII vet thought Navy the best way to serve

John Dyke ended up in the Navy during World War II.

September 24, 2015 7:28 pm Photos

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Our View: Community demonstrates commitment to its veterans

Tucson nears goal to end homelessness

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Vet is "true-blue Marine"

Vet is "true-blue Marine"

Retired Marine Stan Elbie's southeast-side home screams “Oo-rah!”

September 21, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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Nominate a veteran for upcoming Star series

Nominate a veteran for upcoming Star series

The Star will highlight the stories of 50 veterans in a daily series set to begin Sept. 22.

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Foundation gives Tucson veteran a home

Foundation gives Tucson veteran a home

Was wounded in Iraq; served 13 years in Army.

July 20, 2015 7:37 pm Photos

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Clinic for vets treats PTSD with mind-body treatment

The clinic, is the only one in the nation that offers the program.

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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

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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