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.
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
A local retired Air Force chief master sergeant who gained Internet fame for his fiery letter to Rep. Paul Ryan defending veterans now wants to be his colleague.
Sen. Jeff Flake was in Tucson Tuesday visiting with professional groups and outlining his priorities for the year.
World War II veteran Richard Love, who suffered a brain-stem stroke last week, was shocked Wednesday when several strangers appeared at his bedside at Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital.
You might think your job is stressful, but here’s something to put it in perspective: You don’t face the prospect of killing millions of people on any given day at work.
Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This is a condensed version of an article that appeared in the Arizona Daily Star on Dec. 26, 1964.
This week, the Senate will vote on a two-year budget deal, the 2014 defense budget and presidential nominees.
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.
John F. Kennedy was buried at Arlington 50 years ago today, leaving his body to rest but not much else.
The Master Sergeant woke me with: “Get going, boy. The day’s half over!”
An Army soldier who was shot and killed Wednesday morning by a Pima County sheriff’s deputy was in Tucson on leave to attend his father’s funeral.
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.
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.
Tim Steller’s recent column is a valuable addition to the debate over the deployment of the F-35 aircraft.
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 …
Eurozone recession ended in 2nd quarter
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and a longtime supplier are suing each other over costly production problems with a key air-combat missile.
PHOENIX — The Air Force said Thursday it will assign three additional F-35 squadrons to Luke Air Force Base, bolstering the future of the facility 15 miles west of Phoenix as the military’s current fleet of F-16s is retired.