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A trio of Taiwanese planes flying out of Luke AFB, in USAF colors.

Southern Arizona residents will have more time to comment on the U.S. Air Force's plan to break the sound barrier at lower altitudes, and fly more training missions at night over 10 military aerial training ranges, after officials decided to extend the comment period to June 3. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva spoke with the press alongside several local government leaders who supported his Environmental Justice for All bill, whicht they say will help Tucson's communities of color impacted by pollution.

Local leaders in Southern Arizona came together Wednesday to throw their support behind the Environmental Justice for All Act, a congressional bill that aims to treat pollution in communities of color as a civil rights violation and create local funding for environmental cleanup. Read more»

A trio of Taiwanese planes flying out of Luke AFB, in USAF colors.

The Air Force is seeking to break the sound barrier as low as 5,000 feet and fly more training missions at night over 10 aerial ranges that stretch across large parts of Southern Arizona and western New Mexico. Read more»

Union Omaha forward John Scearce after Saturday night's match against FC Tucson

Union Omaha had already played several games at Kino Stadium when they showed up on Saturday night, but one of their players has a deeper familiarity with the state. Read more»

Water from the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project, which recharges water by sending it down the watercourse near Downtown Tucson, flows in the river in 2019.

Pima County has asked Tucson Water to treat new discharges into the Santa Cruz River for PFAS, a chemical linked to cancer risks, after the city utility announced plans to pump millions of gallons of water from the Tucson Airport Remediation Project. Read more»

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey during a press conference in Nogales, Arizona on June 16, 2021.

The state of Arizona will provide $2 million to help Tucson Water restart a treatment plant shut down because of severe groundwater contamination near the Tucson International Airport from PFAS firefighting foam used by the military. Read more»

Karen Pence speaks at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, will speak with military spouses at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on Thursday, part of a slate of appearances ahead of a campaign stop by her husband in the Phoenix area. Read more»

U.S. Air Force Maj. Cody Wilton, A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team pilot, poses from the cockpit of an A-10 Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 23, 2020. The A-10 is the U.S. Air Force’s premier close air support aircraft.

A civilian employee at the "Boneyard" at Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Thursday afternoon. Read more»

Tucson's Air Force base has ordered a halt to training flights and is implementing "Health Protection Condition Charlie" — the second-most stringent set of measures — in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more»

An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 74th Fighter Squadron at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia flies over Afghanistan in this 2011 photo. The Pentagon plans to retire 44 A-10s in fiscal 2021, which has put some Arizona lawmakers on alert.

Arizona officials said they will fight to make sure that Davis-Monthan Air Force Base does not take a hit as a result of the Pentagon’s decision to retire 44 A-10 fighter jets, a mainstay at the Tucson base. Read more»

U.S. Air Force airmen from the 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron A-10 Phase section work together to remove a TF-34 turbofan engine from at A-10 Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Aug. 8, 2019.

200 employees of a private contractor working on A-10 jets at Tucson's Air Force base are being laid off, documents show, as a $70-million maintenance deal winds down. Read more»

An A-10 from the 357th Fighter Squadron practicing close air support on the Barry M. Goldwater bombing range west of Tucson in May 2015.

An A-10 attack jet from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base accidentally fired a white phosphorous rocket in a training area about 60 miles from Tucson on Thursday morning. No fires or injuries were reported. Read more»

A-10s at Davis-Monthan in 2007.

Despite "assurances" touted by Sen. McSally, a $30-million construction project at Ft. Huachuca and a $15-million facility at Davis-Monthan AFB are potentially on the chopping block in order to fund a border wall under President Trump's national emergency declaration. Read more»

An F/A-18 Super Hornet at Davis-Monthan, 2010.

Training with attack aircraft in Tucson for the next two weeks are 14 Navy F/A-18s, giving Air Force pilots experience in defending themselves against fighter jets. Read more»

U.S. Marines with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion place concertina wire at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in California on Nov. 11, as part of the deployment of thousands of active-duty troops to support border security efforts.

National security experts and former military officials called on the administration to bring active-duty troops home from the border for Thanksgiving and end what they called a “needless” and politically motivated deployment. Read more»

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