Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • Ernie Pyle
  • Ida B. Wells
  • The Water Desk
  • Dylan Smith
  • Melinda Correll
  • Derrick Rickard
  • Neva L Schuelke
  • Tom Volgy
  • Allison Browning
  • Andrea Miller
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
MEADS Battle Manager

The talk of the defense world is the budget — specifically, how to shrink it and what will be cut. Given the austerity pressures, it’s remarkable that a costly program targeted for cancellation can get a new government check for a quarter of a billion dollars . Read more»

A Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) is launched from the USS Hopper.

The Pentagon really has no idea if its missile defense systems will do their job, because over the past several decades it hasn’t concocted validated targets to test them, fielded proven interceptors, or even collected all the data needed to assess their early performance, the GAO said. Read more»