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Will: A Texas-sized license-plate dispute

Constitution doesn't permit governments to determine whether speech is sufficiently offensive.

December 17, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

Bradley William Stone

December 16, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings commits suicide

PENNSBURG, Pa. — An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in a shooting and slashing frenzy was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday in the woods of suburban Philadelphia, ending a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

December 16, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Gay vets can march in Boston St. Patrick's parade

Gay vets can march in Boston St. Patrick's parade

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2014 file photo, retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Eric Bullen, of Westborough, Mass., left, holds an American flag as U.S. Army veteran Ian Ryan, of Dennis, Mass., front right, rolls up an OutVets banner after marching with a group representing LGBT military veteran…

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Gay vets can march in Boston St. Patrick's parade

Gay vets can march in Boston St. Patrick's parade

BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in its history, the sponsors of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade will allow a group representing the gay community to participate, drawing cheers from Mayor Martin Walsh, who boycotted the event last year over the exclusion.

December 16, 2014 1:55 pmLoading…
Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

Gilbert, Mesa good for vets, survey finds

WalletHub survey ranks several Arizona cities among the best places for veterans.

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Annual parade downtown to honor veterans

Annual parade downtown to honor veterans

It's the 95th consecutive observance of local celebration thanking military members.

November 10, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Arizona OKs medical marijuana for patients with PTSD

Arizona OKs medical marijuana for patients with PTSD

At least one study shows the drug can be helpful, state decides.

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SaddleBrooke group selflessly supports troops, vets

SaddleBrooke group selflessly supports troops, vets

SaddleBrooke organization goes beyond the call of duty to help service members.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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…
Melissa Vito: After vets have served, UA reaches out to serve them

Melissa Vito: After vets have served, UA reaches out to serve them

A powerful tribute to the fallen soldiers we remember this Memorial Day is how we support those who made it back.

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Veterans who want to start small businesses have ‘wingmen’

“We’ll be their wingman … offering free counseling, contracting opportunities and access to capital,” said the new administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet, after visiting a “Boots to Business: From Service to Start-Up” class recently.

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Tucson raising money to get Fisher House for veterans

Tucson raising money to get Fisher House for veterans

When she was told her youngest daughter had been shot in Iraq, Maria Herrera dropped everything and went home to wait by the phone for more news.

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Bill would create state tax credit for hiring jobless vets

PHOENIX — A Lake Havasu City lawmaker wants to add some a sweetener to the concept that it pays to hire a vet.

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Wounded, disabled veterans invited to free lunch, bingo bash

Tucson East Elks Lodge No. 2532 is holding a free bingo event and luncheon for disabled and wounded veterans.

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Airman takes a trip with Honor Flight

Airman takes a trip with Honor Flight

Robert Yeschek, a World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veteran, poses at the World War II memorial in Washington D.C. during Honor Flight, Oct. 7, 2013. Honor Flight began in May 2005 after, Earl Morse, a retired Air Force Captain began working at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital noticed t…

October 28, 2013 12:00 am
Airman takes a trip with Honor Flight

Airman takes a trip with Honor Flight

U. S. Air Force Staff Sgt. David Wilcken, 612th Air and Space Operations Center air tasking order production technician, and Robert Yeschek, a World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veteran, pose at the World War II memorial in Washington D.C., Oct. 7, 2013. Wilcken flew with Yeschek durin…

October 28, 2013 12:00 am

Rummage sale to benefit veterans

VFW Post 549 and its Auxiliary are holding a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow through Saturday at 8424 East Old Spanish Trail. 

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World War II Medallion Ceremony

World War II Medallion Ceremony

The medallions for the World War II Veterans Medallion Ceremony sit on a table at the front of the dining hall at Silver Springs Senior Living Community in Green Valley, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2013. The event was a joint effort between local Airmen, sailors, soldiers, Marines and Silver Springs emp…

September 16, 2013 7:29 pm
World War II Medallion Ceremony

World War II Medallion Ceremony

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kellie Jones and her husband, Staff Sgt. Michael Jones, medallion ceremony volunteers, talk with veterans during a World War II Veterans Medallion Ceremony held at Silver Springs Senior Living Community in Green Valley, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2013. Roughly 70 Airmen, sailo…

September 16, 2013 7:29 pm

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