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Tucson Metro Chamber Spearheads Veteran Employment Initiative

Pilot program aims to connect former military personnel to aerospace and defense sectors.

Tucson Court Aiming to Keep Vets Out of Jail Receives $400,000 Grant

Program diverts veterans with misdemeanors and connects them with services.

John McCain, Influential Senator and Former Navy Pilot, Dies at 81

The senior senator from Arizona died a year after a brain cancer diagnosis. He lived a life filled with family and decades of service, from the Navy to a career in politics.

VA Schedules Mental Health Summit

Event brings together vets, officials and service providers to discuss suicide prevention

VA Emphasizes Mental Well-Being, Expanded Care

What the Southern Arizona VA's recent Whole Health flagship facility designation entails.

Nonprofit Helps Veterans Heal at Free Retreat

The Boulder Crest Retreat spans over 100 acres outside Sonoita.

Mountain View Officers Club Gets Help For Renovations

The historic building at Ft. Huachuca finds private financing.

Episode 341: A Look at Resources and Support for Veterans

This Veterans Day Weekend we talk about life during and after service.

Episode 163: Analyzing Election Results

Journalists break down voters' decisions, plus Tucson Unified Superintendent reacts to results, and visiting a homeless veteran.

Melinda Snodgrass: Exploring the Law on the Final Frontier

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A review of this week's local election results; "Missing in America" project honors departed veterans; and volunteers making a difference in Arizona state parks.

The Future of a Link to the Past

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local hip hop dance team scores at national contest; Pink Martini brings swanky sounds to Tucson; "Love Letters to the Library" returns; and a profile of an Arizonan who fought in the Vietnam War.

Center Gets Grant to Help Find Jobs for Homeless Vets

Program supports homeless veterans in search of jobs or career training.

VA Looking For Volunteer Drivers to Help Get Vets to Appointments

Volunteers must pass certain requirements to drive the VA’s vehicles.

Academic Boot Camp Helps Veterans on Path to University, Civilian Life

Warrior-Scholar Project also aims to ease veterans worries about transitioning.

Tucson, Pima County Open Housing Complex for Homeless Vets

A 44-unit complex for homeless vets is open near Davis-Monthan.

An Unexpected Connection Between Sunny Tucson and Arctic Norway

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Missing in America Project honors departed veterans; a mother's hopes for her daughter's future; and author Ron Carlson on the inspiration for "News of the World".

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