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Dr. Daniel L. Kester is Pima Community College’s Director of Veterans and Military Affiliated Services.
The Pima County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the weather situation associated with the remnants of Hurricane Odile, now Tropical Storm Odile.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors accepted a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation in a 4-0 vote during last week’s meeting. The money will go toward improvements to the Port of Tucson Container Export Rail Facility.
Ten years would have been too long to wait for a replacement to the Tomahawk cruise missile if the Department of Defense’s proposed $82 million cut to the missile system hadn’t been reversed by Congress, said Sen. John McCain.
Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO) and surrounding jurisdictions have created a comprehensive blueprint to create 40,000 high-skilled, high-wage jobs in Tucson in the next five years.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and the House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of committee last week. Besides working to save the A-10 program, Barber worked to defeat a proposal to save the 1-285th Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion at Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana.
The Foothills Club of Tucson (FCT) - a local 501(c)(3)non-profit, charitable organization comprised of 45 local business professionals will be hosting its seventh annual fundraiser, which is set for Friday, May 2 at the Skyline Country Club.
March 29 is prom night at Pima Community College for a very special group of teenagers.
As questions loom over the fate of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet, the Pima County Board of Supervisors announced its position against recommended cuts by the U.S. Secretary of Defense to retire the base’s most popular fighter jet.
A cloud of thick dust engulfed the helicopter as it made its decent to the ground. Lt. Col. Jeff Peterson felt his muscles tense. Visibility was minimal and his landing zone was unforgiving. If he moved the control stick too far to the left he would crash into rock face – too far to the right and he’d hit civilian mud huts. Pitch dark, dirt flying and a soft patter of rain – the landing was risky and seemed near impossible.
The Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (DM) is “a premier base,” named the first installation in the U.S. Air Force for the year 2012, yet the Tucson base is vulnerable to a number of threats, and it needs broad community support, according to Mike Grassinger, an Air Force veteran and Tucson businessman who is in his second year as president of the DM50.
Congressman steps up his years-long fight to keep crucial troop-protection aircraft in the air
Registration now is under way for Pima Community College’s 16-week spring semester, which begins Jan. 21.
Governor Jan Brewer today announced that she is appointing Colonel Michael T. McGuire as the next Adjutant General of the Arizona National Guard, a role in which he will serve concurrently as the Director of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA).
Governor Jan Brewer has announced that she is appointing Colonel Michael T. McGuire as the next Adjutant General of the Arizona National Guard, a role in which he will serve concurrently as the Director of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA).
A piece of history sits resting at the Marana Regional Airport.
Pima County Regional Flood Control District is removing invasive and predatory bullfrogs this summer from the Kino Environmental Restoration Project (KERP).
The Tucson franchise of Classy Closets began in earnest under new owners in early 2007. Four business partners met and developed CBC Interiors, LLC. Of the four owners, only one was currently living in Tucson and two others split their time between Tucson and Mesa, southeast of Phoenix. The fourth maintains her residence in the Valley yet makes several trips to Tucson throughout the month. The current ownership team consists of Anna Bowers, Chief Financial Officer; Joseph Bowers, President and Director of Sales and Tim Conner, Director of Installations and Warehouse Director.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today issued the following statement on the impact of furloughs ordered by the Department of Defense.
Last week, more than 35 female engineers from Raytheon, the University of Arizona, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and other organizations came to work with nearly 50 middle school girls. The object of last week’s activities was to mentor middle school girls in everything from electrical to aerospace engineering.
Georgia Reed, 12, and Michele Tempel, who is a civil engineer for the Air Force work together on a project at Prince Elementary School last week. The object of last week’s activities was to mentor middle school girls in everything from electrical to aerospace engineering. More than 35 female engineers from Raytheon, the University of Arizona, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and other organizations came to work with nearly 50 middle school girls.