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Benson Airport dedicated to late local WWII veteran

The airport was renamed after Paul Kerchum

Fort Huachuca and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must re-assess water savings analysis

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the government and Army did not provide sufficient evidence of water savings through conservation efforts.

How Arizona’s economic engines are rumbling towards Ukraine

Inside the lofty plans of an economic coalition trying to make Arizona integral to Ukraine’s recovery.

Arizona economic coalition holds meeting with Ukranian officials in Tucson

The AZDIC has acted as a liaison between Arizona business and Ukraine for many months.

USS Arizona gets its first skipper

The nuclear submarine is still under construction.

Air Base Prepares for Potential Government Shutdown

Military officials are requesting that Congress prioritize defense if they are unable to pass a budget.

Fort Huachuca unit wins best squad competition

They advance to the Army-level competition in September.

US will start training Ukrainian pilots on F-16s at air base in Arizona

The training will take place at Morris Air National Guard base at the Tucson International Airport.

Fort Huachuca's historic Mountain View Officers' Club has a new purpose

The Fort has submitted a purposal for the building to be a Range Operations Synchronization Center.

Army and Cochise County team up for education

They want to keep more young people in Sierra Vista.

World's largest bomb squad training visits Marana for specialized training

Raven's Challenge first started in 2004 in Seattle.

Children of the Holocaust: The survival story of Pawel Lichter.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An upcoming benefit looks to bring peace back to Sonoran Desert skies; and a new song from Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Arizona slipped from top 10 in Pentagon spending, but defense economy still strong

The defense industry remains a pillar of the state’s economy.

The Buzz: Looking back on 2022

Newsworthy interviews and topics that we addressed this year.

NDAA helps local bases but cuts A-10s

The defense spending plan reduces the number of A-10 aircraft.

Keel laid for USS Arizona fast-attack sub

No Navy ship has been named Arizona since 1941.

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