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Shutdown can’t keep Az vets, Barber from visiting WWII Memorial

A government shutdown could not keep 77 Southern Arizona veterans from seeing “their” World War II Memorial on Monday. Just in case park rangers did not come through, U.S. Reps. Ron Ron Barber, Trent Franks, and Matt Salmon turned out to greet the veterans.... Read more»2

Az ‘Honor Flight’ vets reflect on D-Day

Arizona resident Tony Alvarado stood in the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday, laughing and joking with other Tucson-area veterans until he was asked about D-Day. On the 69th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, Alvarado still tears up when he talks about his brother Edward, who was killed in one of the first waves of Americans to come ashore in the invasion.... Read more»