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Vietnam Veteran receives Distinguished Service Cross

94th Airlift Wing photographPfc. Frank Crary in the Republic of Vietnam At a ceremony held at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.,’s Fitch Auditorium May 22,...

Vietnam vet continues 50-year journey of discovery

The summer of 1967 can be remembered as a time of profound change. Many cities in America were aflame, the airwaves were full of...

WW II vet grateful for life of blessings

We hear the term ‘larger-than-life’ often, which can mean someone who led a life of adventure and was never afraid to try something new. Flay...

POW recalls mission that led to capture 50 years ago

WEST POINT, Miss. — On Oct. 25, 1967, now retired Lt. Col. Richard Smith and his wingmen had orders to bomb the Paul Doumer...

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...

Tucson VA calendar

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...

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