More Veterans Stories

METRO WEEK: Tucson Job Center Gets National Attention

One formerly homeless veteran got education, job with help from employment program.

A Veteran's Story

Told he would never recover from his traumatic brain injury, Erik Castillo set out to beat the odds

40 Years Ago Thursday, Last Copter Left Vietnam; Now at Boneyard

As Saigon fell, one aircraft went back to rescue stranded Marines at embassy, nearby housing.

Vietnam War's Agent Orange Legacy Exceeds 40 Years

Dioxin-based chemical still a health threat four decades after war's end.

METRO WEEK: Will Tucson End Homelessness?

All homeless veterans may not have housing by end of year, which is city government's goal.

Tucson VA to Reduce Hospital's Smoking Areas

Officials say move helps veterans who are quitting, matches other health-care facilities.

Jan. 8 Hero Bill Badger Dies in Tucson at 78

He helped subdue gunman and stop shooting in which 6 died, 13 were wounded.

Homeless Vets Treated to Weekend Pampering

Tucson Veterans Helping Veterans plans semi-annual 'Stand Down' to give less fortunate a break.

METRO WEEK: Expanded Flight Training to Have Minimal Effect

Numbers could grow, but account for 6% of Davis-Monthan traffic, base officials say.

C-130 Aircraft Celebrates 60th Anniversary

In August 1954, the first C-130 rolled off the Lockheed assembly line; now is still being used in every branch of the military.

The Art in Healing

Community partners build arts therapy program for veterans that caters to emotional and creative needs.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

AZ Health Officials Have Last Word on Medical Pot for PTSD

State Dept. of Health Services director has until July 9 to accept, modify or reject ruling; initial denial was appealed last year.

Grijalva Visits Tucson VA Hospital, Calls It One of Best

Congressman tours facility to find out what administrators there are doing correctly; says blame for PHX issues should also fall on Congress.

AZ Sens Help Introduce Bill Addressing VA Issues

Veterans Choice Act would provide veterans with greater choice and flexibility in health care providers; increase transparency of Veterans Affairs.

A-10 1-Year Save Proposal Means Big Dollars for S. AZ

Politically, the Southern Arizona highlight of the National Defense Authorization Act was an amendment by Rep. Ron Barber, D-Arizona, which kept the airplane flying for another year.

Selected Archive Filters

Veterans
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona