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Our Fallen: Tucsonans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan wars

In nearly two decades of war, dozens from Tucson and Southern Arizona have died in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, and elsewhere. Here is our brief tribute to them.... Read more»3

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Left behind: Vietnam Wall collects almost 250,000 mementos to fallen

Visitors leave items at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial every day to honor a loved one whose name is etched here among the fallen from that war. And every day, the National Park Service picks up those mementos and ships them to a nondescript warehouse, where they will be cataloged and stored for historical purposes.... Read more»

A moment of silence on Veterans Day

TucsonSentinel.com will observe two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 in recognition of the sacrifices of those who have served the United States and our allies, their families, and those who paid the ultimate price in war.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Don’t thank me anymore... Just care for vets who return, and work to end war

Many years ago I became fed up with the hollow thank yous and stopped celebrating Veterans Day. Today I join with Veterans For Peace in a call to Reclaim November 11th as Armistice Day—a day to think about peace and thank those who served by working to end war.... Read more»

What's open, what's closed on Veterans Day

As the nation honors its veterans on Wednesday, many government services and private businesses will be closed. Downtown streets will be closed early in preparation for Tucson’s Veterans Day parade. Here’s the lowdown: ... Read more»

A moment of silence on Veterans Day

TucsonSentinel.com will observe two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 in recognition of the sacrifices of those who have served the United States and our allies, their families, and those who paid the ultimate price in war.... Read more»

By the numbers: Remembering America's veterans in 2014

This Veterans Day, and throughout the year, remember those who have served in our armed forces, and honor their struggles and sacrifices.... Read more»

Brewer: Honor vets on Veterans Day

To those who laid down their lives in the name of American independence, we will never forget you. To all current and future service members, we keep you and your families in our thoughts, and pray that God keeps you safe in your honorable mission. ... Read more»

A moment of silence on Veterans Day

TucsonSentinel.com will observe two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 in recognition of the sacrifices of those who have served the United States and our allies, their families, and those who paid the ultimate price in war.... Read more»

PCC Center for the Arts

Pima offers free performance of Vietnam War tribute for vets

Based on true stories, “A Piece of My Heart” by playwright Shirley Lauro, follows six women serving in the chaos of combat. Veterans are invited to attend a free special performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, before the show’s official opening night.... Read more»

What's open, what's closed on Veterans Day

As the nation honors its veterans on Tuesday, many government services and private businesses will be closed. Downtown streets will be closed early in preparation for Tucson’s Veterans Day parade. Here’s the low down: ... Read more»

Photos: Tucson parade a salute to veterans

Hundreds of Tucsonans gathered to recognize current and former members of the nation's armed forces at the Veterans Day parade through Downtown on Monday morning.... Read more»

A moment of silence on Veterans Day

TucsonSentinel.com will observe two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 in recognition of the sacrifices of those who have served the United States and our allies, their families, and those who paid the ultimate price in war.... Read more»

1000px: Remembering the fallen

A family member rubs pencil on paper to trace the name of a soldier who died in Vietnam, at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., in September.... Read more»

Post-9/11, National Guard serves – and sacrifices – abroad

Sgt. Mary Herrera answered her country’s call after 9/11 and was deployed to Iraq where she was shot twice in the right arm, a memory that she says is still fresh 10 years later. But Herrera was not active military when she was wounded overseas: The Tucson resident was a member of Arizona’s Army National Guard.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Brewer: Express gratitude to veterans

On Monday, we honor all the brave men and women who have served and sacrificed in defense of our country, their fellow citizens and the American values that make our nation truly exceptional.... Read more»

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