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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...

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,...

Old Pueblo Flight presents award, inducts new members

An award was presented and new members were inducted Oct. 17 during the Old Pueblo  Daedalian Flight monthly luncheon at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Outstanding...

AF recruitment office beckoned high school grad

She thought about it throughout her senior year in high school, and finally, on New Year’s Eve, after graduating the previous summer, she walked...

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...

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...

The Poppy: a symbol of Memorial Day

The Remembrance Day symbolism of the poppy started with a poem written by a World War I brigade surgeon who was struck by the...

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...

AF veterans reveal what Veterans Day means to them

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. (AFNS) -- The day when nearly 70 bullets riddled his Sikorsky HH-3E "Jolly Green Giant" rescue helicopter as his crew...

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