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Highlighting the values of the National Guard and U.S. Air Force

In writing my column on military values, I suggested the Army was the oldest branch. However, I received a correction from Chief Warrant Officer 5 (retired) John Vitt, the President of the Arizona National Guard Foundation, Inc. He pointed out the Army National Guard is the oldest component of the U.S. Armed Forces and serves […]

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ASU’s Veterans Imagination Project offers unique support to transitioning military veterans

Nearly 200,000 U.S. service members separate from the military each year, and for them, the fundamental change from military to civilian is not a distant challenge on the horizon. Instead, the reality begins when they remove their uniform and pursue their next career move. Thanks to the Veterans Imagination Project (VIP), housed under the ASU

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Tucson area veterans participate at VA’s National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

Two Southern Arizona Veterans Health Care System veterans recently traveled to the Snowmass at Aspen to participate in this national recreation therapy event sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Disabled American Veterans. The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is a dynamic healing event where veterans with spinal cord injuries, amputations, vision loss,

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Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Event

Across the Nation, Americans are uniting to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice through the national Vietnam War Commemoration Committee. Established in 2012, the national 50th-anniversary commemoration was authorized by Congress under the secretary of defense and launched by President Barack Obama. Thousands of organizations have become commemorative

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NDAA highlights; servicemembers quality of life, their families and end strength

For those interested in understanding more about our military spending, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is probably the most significant piece of legislation Congress tackles each year. The NDAA authorizes funding levels and provides authorities for the U.S. military and other critical defense priorities. It is currently separated into seven divisions including: (1) Division

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