Stories tagged: "veterans"


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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.

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You Can Still Celebrate Our Veterans – Just Wear a Mask

Organizers throughout the state have put together a number of ways for Arizonans to safely honor veterans this year.

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Jill Biden Hosts Veterans Roundtable With Arizona Military Service Members

Jill Biden discussed the GI Bill during a Veterans Roundtable on Wednesday via Zoom with military service members living in Arizona.

Ted Olsen, of Phoenix, looks to place an American flag at a makeshift memorial in honor of the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain at McCain's office Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Phoenix. McCain, the war hero who became the GOP's standard-bearer in the 2008 election, died at the age of 81, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, after battling brain cancer. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Veterans’ Response to Trump’s ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ Comments

State lawmaker and veteran Rep. Walt Blackman has spent several hours discussing policy online but has avoided commenting on Trump's remarks.

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McSally, Ducey Sidestep Criticism of Trump After President Calls Fallen Soldiers ‘Losers’

While Iraq War veteran Rep. Ruben Gallego harshly rebuked Trump’s comments, fellow veteran Sen. McSally claimed the accusations had been debunked.

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These Army Veterans Plan to Vote for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.

Many veterans are coming out in support of Joe Biden, especially after the way President Donald Trump handled protests and the Russia bounty program.

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What Veterans Are Saying About Trump and the Russian Bounties: ‘I Don’t Think He Cares About Troops at All’

Trump's relationship with the nation's military community has been frequently strained. But just four months before the November election, reports that he either ignored, or was unaware of, a Russian plot to kill U.S. troops could intensify the tension and create new political risks.