U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I’m afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
A colonel and 20 other members of an Arizona Air National Guard unit based in Tucson have been indicted on charges they defrauded the government of $1.4 million intended for deployed military members.
Barber backs funding for families of fallen service members
The University of Arizona Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) office has a new student director for the fall term after the unexpected departure of the last person in the post.
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan announced Saturday it was releasing seven more Taliban prisoners in a diplomatic overture designed to help end nearly 12 years of war in neighboring Afghanistan, but doubts linger over whether the men will actually help advance peace negotiations or simply head back to t…
My concern is to make it clear that what we in the United States know about the Islamic faith is not only distorted by our own sensationalist media, but has also been perverted through its cultural captivity by the various tribal societies that have adopted it. It is high time that we U.S. c…
Military experts say several precision-guided weapons made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems are among those likely to be used in the expected U.S. and allied attack on the Syrian regime. Here’s a quick look at the weapons:
Purple Hearts were awarded to three airmen Friday during a ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
PHOENIX — A 25-year-old Arizonan was among three U.S. Army soldiers killed Tuesday in Afghanistan in an attack that used an improvised explosive device.
As we honored the birth of our nation this month, I found myself reflecting upon the servicemen and women and their families who celebrate birthdays, accomplishments and many holidays thousands of miles away from one another.
Eight-month-old Addie Ashcraft holds a doll that has her father Tim's face on it. Capt. Tim Ashcraft is currently on duty in Afghanistan.
The conventional wisdom evolves. Yesterday, Washington was merely broken, gridlocked, dysfunctional. The passive voice spread the blame evenly. Today it's agreed that Republican obstructionism is the root of all evil - GOP resistance having now escalated to nihilism and indeed sabotage.
Some were teens just out of high school. Others, veteran service members on a second, third or fourth tour. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have claimed 54 service members with ties to Southern Arizona.
The names of those who died in an earlier war - in Vietnam - are etched into a memorial wall in Washington, D.C.
Ron Odell, left, and Manny Mendez of the city Parks and Recreation Department mark out lines for tents in advance of today's dedication of an athletic field to honor Army Spc. Christopher Moon, a baseball star at Tucson High.
As children play in a multi-use field at Grijalva Park, they will be connected to an athlete and hero who grew up and played in the Midvale Park subdivision.
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Taliban took 11 civilians prisoner, including eight Turks and a Russian, after their cargo helicopter made an emergency landing in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Monday, in the first large-scale capture of foreigners there in nearly six years.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Over the last 26 days, something unusual has happened in Afghanistan: Not one U.S. service member has been killed. The lion’s share of the fighting — and dying — is now being done by Afghans.