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San Diego resident and Navy veteran Jim Jengeleski walked into a Chandler dental office with a request.
A Valley EMT working inside an ambulance stole from a patient who was riding to the hospital, then put the merchandise up for sale on eBay, Mesa Police said in court documents.
Students and staff from the Higley Unified School District, along with community members from Gilbert and a bit beyond, recognized service members during the district’s seventh Veterans Day Celebration.
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Arizona State University officials say the school plans to return the M-16 assault rifles it acquired under a government surplus weapons program.
I served our country on an A-Team with the U.S. Army Special Forces (the Green Berets) during the Vietnam War. After honorably completing my years of service, I returned home, only to find that veterans like me were left to rebuild and recover from the war with very little support or understanding from the community.
Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Col. Bruce Crandall has been selected as the grand marshal of the East Valley Veterans Parade. Crandall’s service in Vietnam was recognized with the nation’s highest honor in 2007, and his actions during the conflict have been memorialized in books and on the silver screen in the movie “We Were Soldiers.”
The birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps is approaching in November. In keeping with tradition, our East Valley Marine Corps Detachment is hosting its annual Birthday Ball. The Ball will be on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes.
House Speaker Andy Tobin will carry the Republican banner in the race to oust Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick from Congress.
Let’s face it, America and the West are failing now on the world stage. Particularly in the Middle East, fanatical Islamists are riding a huge wave of success. The convert-or-die crowd seems close to establishing the long-desired caliphate of regional Islamic hegemony.
July 30, 2014
Although its history in Arizona is rife with iconic names like Geronimo and Cochise, few people know much about our state’s ties with the Medal of Honor — the nation’s highest military decoration.
After witnessing the horrors and difficulties of war, coming home often is the hardest part of a tour of military service for veterans and soldiers. Chandler and Gilbert are trying to ease the transition.
Who knew Congressman Paul Gosar is an anarchist? Who knew that Arizona legislators Judy Burges, David Livingston, Kelli Ward, Kelly Townsend and Bob Thorpe side with lawlessness?
NEW YORK — Errol Morris spent more than 30 hours interviewing Donald Rumsfeld. He sifted through thousands of memos — "snowflakes," Rumsfeld called them — from the former secretary of defense and architect of the Iraq war.
On the U.S. Army’s website are pages devoted to outlining the acts of heroism and courage committed by generations of soldiers. Staff Sgt. Manuel Mendoza’s listing concludes with an intimidating list of accolades accumulated during World War II and the Korean War, among them a Purple Heart and Italian Cross for Merit of War Unit Citation.
Two filmmakers who directed and produced a 2013 documentary about Muhammad Ali will speak during a free screening of their film on March 20 in Mesa.
Once again, we see America supporting the “dirty end” of the political stick. We are (or soon will be) supplying money and weapons to the “al-Queda” Islamists in Syria (the Islamic state of Iraq, the Levant, Ahrar al-Sham to name a few of these crazies who practice cannibalism, beheadings and the like). Now we are to climb in bed with Neo-Nazi’s in Ukraine (Svoboda, Patriots of Ukraine, Spilna Sprava, Afgantsy and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army to name just a few).
Common sense would dictate that Chickenhawks like Dick Cheney and Ted Nugent should be the last people to be consulted about troop levels and defense matters, but that’s exactly what is happening. Chickenhawks everywhere hope that an aggressive chest-thumping posture on fighting for your country will cause the American public to have amnesia about how these cowards showed the white feather when it came time for them to stand up and fight for their country during the Vietnam War. When it comes time for someone to fight for their country, Nugent and Cheney think there is no limit, as long as it does not include them. It insults our veterans to let Cheney and Nugent pose as patriots.
At first flicker, the Turner Classic Movies documentary "And the Oscar Goes To ..." appears to be little more than a promotional film for the Academy Awards.
Gov. Jan Brewer is building up her war chest to help elect like-minded Republicans to Congress.
I’m glad to see our elected leaders in Washington have approved a plan to allow the federal government to spend money through 2014. I was particularly pleased to see that Congress has restored some money for Head Start and other investments in the health of our communities and has refused to give the Pentagon all the money that it was asking for.
During the Vietnam War, our generals told us with a straight face that they had to “destroy the village to save the village” to justify the American governments burning to the ground of villages that had a few communist supporters in them.
NEW YORK — The holidays bring out the inner-coffee table book obsessive in gift buyers. They're easy, weighty and satisfying to give. You've done your job with your pricey treat.
This book cover image released by Harry N. Abrams shows "Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press." The holidays bring out the inner-coffee table book obsessive in gift buyers. They're easy, weighty and satisfying to give. (AP Photo/Harry N. Abrams)