A favorite quote of mine was spoken by George Washington. He said, “To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” We are not prepared today, and as a result, our nation is threatened!
I’ve been honored to learn firsthand how vital the A-10 is to our national security by serving alongside the brave men and women in uniform who protect our country.
The time-tested A-10 “Warthog” — the aircraft that comprises the bulk of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s operations — was both doted on and deemed ready for discharge Wednesday in the first Senate hearing on a military budget plan that seeks to retire the aging plane.
Up until last week, we could classify the threats to Davis-Monthan Air Force base as medium-term but gathering.
Shelley Kais, a Republican candidate for Congress in District 2 and a member of the Tucson Metro Chamber's Military Affairs Committee, called from the East Coast this evening to comment on the proposed A-10 retirement.
Barber reopens push to keep A-10 cuts out of Air Force budget
Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.
Sen. John McCain hosted a town hall meeting in downtown Tucson Monday, asking business owners to tell him how the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” has affected hiring and other business decisions.
U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and John McCain have had two chances in the last week to state their support for the continued existence of the A-10, the mainstay of Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
The fight to save the venerable A-10 Thunderbolt II continues.
Tim Steller’s recent column is a valuable addition to the debate over the deployment of the F-35 aircraft.
If you’ve lived in Tucson long enough, you’ve undoubtedly heard the bad news about the annual gem and mineral shows: They’re moving to Las Vegas!
When American troops find themselves in precarious positions on the battlefield, there is no better sound than the rumbling engines of an A-10 bringing its 30 mm gun to bear. Pumping out up to 1,174 rounds with incredible accuracy, it can literally mean the difference between life and death …
Col. John A. Cherrey, the commander at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, is leaving his position for a job at the Pentagon, the base announced Monday.