Stories tagged: "military"


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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America Is Failing Its Non-Citizen Veterans

The Biden Administration has committed reunite deported veterans with their families and help immigrant service members obtain US citizenship.

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Care and Comfort: From Horses to Micro-Mini Cows, Animals Can Help with Human Ailments

Animal-assisted therapy is a growing form of therapy that can help people of all ages both mentally and physically by relying on the unique bond between animals and humans.

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Ukrainian Official Details Horrors of Russian Invasion, Asks Arizona Lawmakers for Help

The consul general of Ukraine requested aid in the form of heavy artillery, tanks, and armored vehicles, as well as long-range missiles needed to destroy Russian ships obliteratin

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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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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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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.