Memorial Day is when we, as a nation, proudly get together and celebrate the men and women of the armed services who have died in order to give us an extra day off. Bad joke. But the reality is so damned depressing it's hard to think of anything else. It might have vanished from our country's coll ... More >>
Army Command Sergeant Major Martin Barreras, a 49-year-old from Tucson, died earlier this week at a hospital in San Antonio, a week after being wounded in Afghanistan.Barreras is the 50th soldier from Arizona to die in connection with the war in Afghanistan.
Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua Silverman, a 35-year-old from Scottsdale, was one of six soldiers who died in a helicopter crash this week in Afghanistan, according to the Defense Department.Silverman is the 49th Arizona native to die in Afghanistan under "Operation Enduring Freedom."
Army First Lieutenant Jonam Russell, a 25-year-old from Cornville, was killed in Afghanistan earlier this week along with two others, after they were attacked with an improvised explosive device, according to the Defense Department.Russell is the 48th Arizona soldier to die in Afghanistan under "Ope ... More >>
Representative Gabrielle Giffords was shot this morning in Tucson.Authorities confirm to New Times that the man suspected of shooting U.S. Congresswoman Gabriell Giffords and several others this morning in Tucson is 22-year-old Jared Loughner.A motive for the shooting is unknown at the ... More >>
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