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Arizona National Guardsmen disembark from military vehicles near the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Phoenix, where there have been several days of protests over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by Minneapolis police.
Reported Sexual Assaults Across US Military Increase by 13%

According to officials, the overall increase is largely fueled by a nearly 26% jump in reports involving Army soldiers.

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Tuskegee Airmen, Heralded Black Aviators of WWII, Honored at Luke Air Force Base

The airmen, he said, “were fighting in two wars, with a double victory. A war against Hitler and the Nazis, but also a war against racism in the United States.”

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Paul Gosar and Other Republicans Downplay Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

In attacking Ukraine, a former Soviet republic, Putin has begun what could be a potentially catastrophic chain of events for Europe, the US, and the entire world order.

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Lawmakers Come Together to Caution Biden on Ukraine

Representatives ranging from Paul Gosar to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have signed a letter asking Biden to wait for Congressional approval before wading into an armed conflict.

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President Joe Biden Signs Executive Order Honoring Vanessa Guillén

Guillén's death led to laws that change how military sexual assault is prosecuted, and Biden's order makes sexual harassment a crime under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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Veterans Day in Arizona: Events to Check Out This Week

Looking to celebrate Veterans Day in Arizona this week? Here are some events to look out for across the state.

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Arizona Rep. Rubén Gallego: Prosecute Military and Veterans Involved in Capitol Attack

“This is a very extreme group, and this is why we have to punish them and punish them hard so that other military personnel and veterans understand this is not acceptable,” Rep. Rubén Gallego said.