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Governor Doug Ducey speaks with Major General Michael 'Mick' McGuire before speaking to staff operating the State Emergency Operations Center at the Arizona National Guard headquarters on Aug. 20, 2020, at Papago Park Military Reservation in Phoenix.

Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael “Mick” McGuire, the former head of the Arizona National Guard who was a ubiquitous presence at the governor’s weekly briefings about the COVID-19 pandemic last year, has filed paperwork to run for the U.S. Senate next year. Read more»

An Air Force A-10 taxis down the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson on Feb. 27. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Tucson, said the Air Force plans to retire 42 of the planes at Davis-Monthan next year, half the A-10s there.

The Air Force plans to retire 42 A-10 aircraft at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson next year, according to a state lawmaker, a move that would cut the base’s fleet of the storied “Warthogs” in half. Read more»

Sitton speaks on Monday night.

As the CD8 GOP primary race nears Election Day, Dave Sitton addressed a room of about 30 people who would make an impressive "who's who in Tucson-area retired brass" list on Monday evening. Read more» 8

Rothschild at Wednesday's press conference.

Citing the economic impact of 280 new jobs, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild expressed support for a new drone pilot center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on Wednesday. (with video) Read more» 1

Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, helped serve Thanksgiving dinner to airmen, veterans and their families at Davis-Monthan AFB.

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords helped serve Thanksgiving dinner to airmen and military veterans at Tucson's Davis-Monthan AFB on Thursday—her first constituent event since being shot on Jan. 8. (Updated with video) Read more» 4

Davis-Monthan Air force Base officials announced Thursday that they will cut the base's civilian workforce by 60 positions. Read more» 1

Col. John Cherrey speaks at a D-M press conference on Friday.

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

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

C-130 Hercules cargo planes sit on Celebrity Row at the 'Boneyard' at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

At Tucson's "Boneyard," row upon row of B-52s, F-4 Phantoms, A-10 Warthogs and some of the rarest military aircraft dating back to World War II provide a panoramic vision of aviation history. But there is more to the 309th AMARG than storing mothballed aircraft . Read more»

Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords (not seen, in the hospital bed) get some sunshine and a view of the Catalinas on Thursday.

The office of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has released the route she will take to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on Friday morning. Giffords is expected to leave UMC at about 9:15 a.m. Read more» 2

Extra noise and irregular flight patterns will be the result of practice flights from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on Wednesday and Thursda Read more»

A parking lot at ASU is covered by an array of solar panels.

The question is not if we will see increasing demand for solar power in the coming years, it is only whether Arizona will dominate this emerging industry or will settle for a small slice of the pie. Our state can and must be at the very epicenter of this burgeoning industry. Read more» 1

Air National Guard troops participate in a training exercise while flying out of Davis-Monthan AFB.

Four U.S. airmen, including two from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, were killed when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan on Wednesday. Read more»

A new Tucson-based Border Crime Prosecution team will investigate and prosecute the smuggling of weapons, humans, drugs and money across the border by the Mexican cartels. Read more»

We don't really have much of a choice when it comes to the Proposition 100 vote. Would you rather pay a temporary 1-cent sales tax to educate children and fund public safety or a permanent property tax to pay for more jail cells? Read more»

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