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Soldiers line up for a meal on the concourse of FedEx Field, where National Guard units have set up kitchens to feed the thousands here to provide inaugural security.

Thousands of cots line the suite-level hallways of FedEx Field, temporary housing for 3,500 National Guardsmen from around the country who are here as part of a contingent of 7,500 guardsmen helping provide security for Friday’s inauguration. Someone’s got to feed all those guardsmen. That’s where Arizona comes in. Read more»

Attorney General Tom Horne addresses a news conference at which he detailed an indictment accusing 21 Tucson-based members of the Arizona Air National Guard of fraudulently collecting stipends for housing and other temporary-duty expenses.

The former commander and 20 other members of a Tucson Air National Guard unit have been indicted for allegedly defrauding the government of more than $1 million. Members of the 214th Reconnaissance Group, which operates drones over Iraq and Afghanistan, falsified military records to bump their pay, Attorney General Tom Horne said Monday. The announcement comes four years after an Air Force investigation into the allegations led to discipline. Read more» 3

Guest host Richard Studwell, Tucson Chamber of Commerce President Mike Varney, Good News Communications GM Doug Martin, Lt. Gen John Regni, Martha McSally, Tucson City Council candidate Ben Buehler-Garcia Read more»

Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob Britton and Tech. Sgt Nicholas Morin, from the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, evaluate the 358th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on July 11.

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley announced Friday that the Air Force will shed nearly 10,000 jobs next year, eliminating the positions of 3,900 on active duty, 5,100 Air National Guardsmen and 900 from the Air Force Reserve. Read more»