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Davis-Monthan and local Air National Guard to do flyover Thursday

The military members want to thank medical staffers and first responders.

Fort Huachcua commander on COVID-19 precautions on post

The post confirmed its first case at the beginning of April.

What "The Decameron", a Medieval Italian masterpiece, can tell us about life during a pandemic.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why a Tucsonan named Taylor chose to get involved in the conflict in Syria; and Frank Figliuzzi speaks on putting Taylor's story in context with U.S. foreign policy.

Noise pollution in Arizona

From the skies and on the ground, constant noise can come with serious health risks.

U.S. tries again to convince courts for military funds for border fences

At issue is $3.6 billion the Trump administration wants to divert from military construction projects to fund a border fence.

Opponents speak out at hearing on bringing F-35 fighter jet to Tucson

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is being considered as a possible home for the new aircraft. Some say will bring too much noise to Tucson's skies.

Groundwater use for Fort Huachuca and the San Pedro River

A look at the latest legal fight over the groundwater supply shared by Fort Huachuca, Sierra Vista and the San Pedro River.

Arizona lawmakers to fight military plan to retire some A-10 jets

Sen. McSally and Rep. Kirkpatrick both vowed to fight the move to retire dozens of A-10s, a mainstay at Tucson's Davis-Monthan.

Arizona officials keep an eye out, as Defense budget again targets A-10

The fighter jets have been a mainstay at Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Navajo Code Talker dies at 96; less than a handful remain

Joe Vandever Sr. was one of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers.

Raytheon's growth and future in Tucson

Also, a security expert discusses the missile-maker's role in the defense industry.

Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised

Some Native American vets seeking treatment face geographical barriers, confusing bureaucracy and lack of cultural understanding.

Arizona lawmakers, House, split on vote demanding end to attacks on Iran

Democrats said they hoped to reassert congressional authority over war powers, and Republicans accused the other side of playing politics.

Trump administration wins appeal, pushes border fence projects forward

A lower court had stopped construction on 175 miles of the southwest border in areas along all four border states.

4 Navajo Code Talkers die in 2019, 5 remain

The four men who died last year were known for more than their military service, which helped end World War II.

Military funding bill includes money for Arizona installations, A-10 repairs

The legislation does not return money diverted from Fort Hauchuca for border wall construction.

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