Col. David Edward Rickert passes

Retired Col. David Edward Rickert, 74, passed away Sept. 15 in Tucson. A passionate warrior, artist, writer, poet, husband and father, Dave died Sept....

Tucson VA hosts seventh annual Homeless Veterans’ Summit

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System homeless Veteran outreach program will be hosting its Seventh Annual Homeless Veterans’ summit in the R.E....

Tucson VA partners with Pima County One Stop

VA photographVocational development specialists from the Tucson VA provide Veterans the personalized support and counseling they need, which guides them to meaningful long-term...

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May 22 Intro to Qi-Gong -- Health Education, Bldg. 30, Room 224, 8-8:45 a.m. Qi Gong for Experienced People -- Health Education, Bldg. 2, Room N179, 9-10 a.m. Arthritis School -- Health Education,...

Leo Thorsness, decorated POW in Vietnam with McCain, dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) _ Retired Air Force Col. Leo K. Thorsness, a highly decorated Vietnam War pilot who was shot down and held...

Pearl Harbor vet honored on 99th birthday

There are days and events in history that are etched in people’s minds forever. One of those days is Dec. 7, 1941, the day...

Veteran generations: ‘Where are the last of the Doughboys?’

We are coming up on a round of centennials, and these won’t be as easy to track as many of the anniversary dates that...

Applications now open for 2017 Raytheon No Barriers expedition for wounded...

Wounded veterans in Arizona, Southern California, New Mexico and Texas can now apply for the 2017 No Barriers Warriors Veteran Wilderness Expedition funded by...

Vietnam Medal of Honor recipient brought home to Phoenix

Pilar Jimenez releases a dove in honor of her younger brother, 1969 Congressional Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jose Francisco...

Retirees seeking foreign government employment need pre-approval

Military retirees seeking any civil employment with a foreign government agency -- or any instrumentality of a foreign government agency -- must apply for...

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