The following editorial appeared Tuesday in the Washington Post:
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!
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.
County officials are hoping to break ground on realigning a roughly four-mile stretch of Hughes Access Road next summer, but the only thing longer than the two-lane section of road might be the red tape.
The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.
Roughly a year into its lease with Pima County, a biotech startup needs more space as it continues to grow.
Barber backs funding for families of fallen service members
Eurozone recession ended in 2nd quarter
WASHINGTON - Defense Department furloughs that took effect Monday will mean about a 20 percent reduction in pay for the rest of this fiscal year for the roughly 8,400 department civilian employees in Arizona.
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. special operations commander, Adm. William McRaven, ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said he cannot support women joining the military as it grapples with a sexual assault epidemic some lawmakers described as a cancer at a hearing Tuesday in which senators dressed down senior military leaders, led by female lawmakers, combat veterans and former …
WASHINGTON — A soldier assigned to coordinate a sexual-assault prevention program in Texas is under investigation for “abusive sexual contact” and other alleged misconduct and has been suspended from his duties, the Army announced Tuesday.
A soldier from Sierra Vista and based at Fort Bragg has died from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Afghanistan.
A soldier from Tucson was killed Wednesday while serving in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Friday.
WASHINGTON — A U.S. government agency upheld the Pentagon’s $20.5 billion contract award to UnitedHealth Group, dashing incumbent TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corp.’s hopes of persuading the Defense Department to reconsider.
The Department of Defense has released its final enivornmental impact statement dealing with the proposed location of an F-35A training center in Tucson.
FLORENCE — The Pentagon is asking the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office for an account of $7 million worth of military equipment issued to non-police agencies.
The Department of Defense will be sending increased military
support to border regions in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a