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Museum highlights Az's military history

The Arizona Military Museum earned the title of Arizona Legacy Project as part of the state’s centennial celebration. With that in mind, the Centennial Commission has developed an exhibit that will highlight military campaigns from an Arizona perspective.... Read more»

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

'No gunman found' after Davis-Monthan lockdown

The commander of Davis-Monthan Air Force base said “no gunman or weapon was found” after the Tucson air base spent a day locked down following reports of an armed man Friday. (with video)... Read more»1

Parents can pick up kids from D-M schools

Air Force officials have released a pick-up plan for parents with children attending schools on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.... Read more»

Ex-Marine receives Medal of Honor

President Obama on Thursday bestowed the Medal of Honor on former U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer, who saved 36 lives from an ambush by insurgents in Afghanistan.... Read more»1

National Guard base hosts Az’s largest comm testing exercise

Forty government, tribal and volunteer agencies are participating in Arizona’s largest-ever communications testing exercise to ensure that they can stay in contact during a disaster.... Read more»

Effort seeks to move USS Arizona guns to state museum

Guns from the USS Arizona and USS Missouri now rusting on the East Coast would become part of the state’s monument to its namesake battleship if proponents can raise $500,000 to move them.... Read more»1

Al-Qaeda releases bin Laden video on 9/11

Al-Qaeda released a video on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 featuring a message from Osama bin Laden and a speech by new leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, according to U.S. group SITE Intelligence, which monitors jihadist websites.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Al-Qaeda still capable of dangerous acts

A special interview with General John Wickham, a former U.S. Army chief of staff and commander of all U.S. and UN forces in Korea. Plus, the weekly political face-off.... Read more»

U.S.-backed Afghan police accused of abusing civilians

A disturbing report into human rights abuses by the U.S. backed Afghan police force — including rape and murder — has raised serious questions about the exit plan of the West.... Read more»

Taliban claims responsibility for truck bomb in Afghanistan

At least two Afghan civilians are dead, and as many as 77 U.S. troops were injured when a truck bomb struck a coalition base in Afghanistan on Saturday.... Read more»

Fighter jets sent to escort passenger plane bound for NYC

Fighter jets were scrambled Sunday to escort American Airlines Flight 34, heading from Los Angeles to New York City’s JFK airport, after three passengers reportedly locked themselves in a bathroom and were “not compliant.”... Read more»

9/11

10 years after attacks, Saudi Arabia slowly modernizing

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were a prelude to internal struggles that have preoccupied Saudi Arabia ever since. The events forced the government to ultimately come to grips with the role that its rigid, anti-Western Wahhabi brand of Islam had played in creating al-Qaeda’s ideology of anarchic violence.... Read more»

Sept. 11

Tucson fire & police honor 9/11 heroes, victims

In a trio of commemorations, Tucson’s firefighters, police and ordinary citizens paid tribute Sunday morning to the heroes and victims of the terrorist attacks of a decade ago. Firefighters remembered their lost brothers by tolling a bell three times. Three volleys were fired by police riflemen. And at Reid Park, a flyover by a pair of F-16s set a crowd of hundreds cheering. (with video)... Read more»1

On 10th anniversary, America remembers 9/11

The names of the 2,983 victims of Sept. 11, 2001, and 1993 World Trade Center bombing, echoed across Ground Zero on Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America.... Read more»

Analysis

Europe's lessons from Sept. 11

Some EU lawmakers and civil-rights activists say the post-9/11 solidarity with the United States led to poorly conceived counterterrorism policies that undermine European principles, punishing innocent people instead of potential attackers.... Read more»

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