In July, President Trump sent out a surprising Tweet, declaring an end to transgender members of the U.S. military included the assertion that caring for the health needs of those members is too costly.
In June, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin gave the annual State of the VA speech and the prognosis for the department remained grim. One in 10 time-sensitive appointments are not being booked within recommended time frames; computer and inventory systems are woefully out-of-date; $2.6 billion in major construction needed on hospitals and clinics — and that’s just the beginning.
David Campbell of Chandler has been to hell and back. The 45-year-old Army veteran served in the first Iraq War in 1991 as one of the first soldiers in Baghdad to push back Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard. Later in the conflict, he was caught in a bunker with his partner and nearly didn’t make it out.
Two brothers have started production at their cidery in downtown Mesa. Josh and Jason Duren are the people behind Cider Corps. They’ll host an open house on Veterans Day as their first public event, serving up apple cider.
Impeccable casting is the jewel in the crown of Black Theatre Troupe’s superb "Seven Guitars." Unfettered by fidelity to previous productions, director David Hemphill has created a shiny new take on this August Wilson play.
As the saying goes, everybody loves a parade, perhaps none more than the person who is honored with the title grand marshal. But what does the title mean? What are they marshaling, and what’s so grand about it?
With just over 1,100 responses from active-duty troops, one in four reported they’ve seen examples of white nationalism among fellow service members. In fact, respondents said they ranked it as a larger national security threat than Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Reported cases of post-traumatic stress disorder are increasing, and trends indicate that growth will continue as more military men and women return from overseas service. But treatment help doesn’t appear to be coming quickly.
In Arizona, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates around 10 percent of our residents are U.S. veterans. Many who built nuclear weapons during the Cold War era are entitled to tens of thousands of unclaimed federal dollars.
Attorneys contend that the Arizona House of Representatives has the right to investigate charges of sexual harassment against Rep. Don Shooter even though the Yuma Republican was not member of that chamber at the time of the alleged incidents.
At least seven players left the game with injuries, including knee injuries to Arizona's starting left tackle D.J. Humphries and the team's leading tackler, safety Tyvon Branch. Both could be headed for injured reserve, Arizona coach Bruce Arians said.
Date production in Yuma County is a nearly 35-million-dollar industry, yielding about 10 million pounds of the fruit per year. Date farms in Yuma County trace directly to those original Moroccan palm trees.