Stories tagged: "veterans"


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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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StandDown Provides Arizona Veterans with Legal, Medical, and Housing Services

Hundreds of veterans lined up Thursday at the Arizona State Fairgrounds to get help at the 20th annual Maricopa County StandDown

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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.

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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.