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Group hopes to add learning center near Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1980 to build a national memorial in Washington, D.C., is well-known for its stewardship of “The Wall.”

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Writings helped Tucsonan understand father killed in Vietnam

Writings helped Tucsonan understand father killed in Vietnam

He was just a boy when his dad was killed, leaving Bill Kelley much to learn about the man his dad was through the many letters and writings he left behind and from the people who knew and served with him.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Tucson Citizen photographers Mark Godfrey and Dan Tortorell documented soldiers training for deployment to Vietnam at Ft. Huachuca in 1966 and 1967. Training included a simulated Vietnamese village called Bau Don. “They’ll learn things as how to find and disarm booby traps or destroy a villa…

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2 Tucson restaurants fail inspections, then pass

Two local eateries failed health inspections in October but passed follow-up inspections.

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McCain says he cannot support women enlisting as military grapples with sex-assault epidemic

McCain says he cannot support women enlisting as military grapples with sex-assault epidemic

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said he cannot support women joining the military as it grapples with a sexual assault epidemic some lawmakers described as a cancer at a hearing Tuesday in which senators dressed down senior military leaders, led by female lawmakers, combat veterans and former …

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Ha Long Bay finds new Tucson home

Ha Long Bay finds new Tucson home

Moving into old Le Delice spot.

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4th typhoon in a month hits Philippines 34 pt hed here in 1 line 34 pt hed here in 2line

MANILA, Philippines — The fourth typhoon to lash the Philippines in a month brought pounding rain and winds to the eastern coast today as it barreled toward Manila along the same path as an earlier storm that left the capital still partially submerged.

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Wells Fargo ups customer access to foreign currencies

Wells Fargo ups customer access to foreign currencies

Wells Fargo says it has doubled the number of its locations in Arizona that can buy and sell most types of foreign currency directly to customers.

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Troops already hold 12-1 ratio over Taliban in Afghanistan

Troops already hold 12-1 ratio over Taliban in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS — There are already more than 100,000 international troops in Afghanistan working with 200,000 Afghan security forces and police. It adds up to a 12-1 numerical advantage over Taliban rebels, but it hasn't led to anything close to victory.

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Afghanistan a slippery slope for Obama, US

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Shocking truth about man's father revealed here

Shocking truth about man's father revealed here

How many fathers have built a machine whose sole purpose is sending paralyzing electrical current through the arms of small children?

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Rosemont opponents give US official an earful

Rosemont opponents give US official an earful

They came, a federal official listened, but did they conquer?

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vietnam-era army unit honored for heroism

vietnam-era army unit honored for heroism

President Obama and Ret. Army Sgt. Earl W. Fleming meet at White House after a ceremony to honor recipients of the Presidential Unit Citation. Members of Troop A, 1st Squadron of the 11th Armored Combat Regiment all received the citation, the highest unit award in the military, recognizing t…

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Wounded find closure back in Iraq

Wounded find closure back in Iraq

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq — As America's military role in Iraq winds down, the United States is grappling with how to help some of the more than 30,000 troops injured in six years of war move ahead with their lives. One approach is to bring them back to the battlefields where they were injured.

October 19, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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