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More Drone Pilots May Come To Davis-Monthan

The Tucson-area base is on a short list for a new mission.

Can Tucson F-16 Training Reduce Fighter Pilot Shortage?

Plus: a preview of Tuesday's primary election; why the "digital divide" is shrinking for Tucson-area Latinos.

Air Force Criticized over A-10 Retirement Efforts

Government Accountability Office report says plane's demise would hurt fighting capabilities.

Tucson Air Guard Works to Get Fighter Pilot Numbers Off the Ground

162nd Wing trains about 10 percent of new US fighter pilots each year.

'Warrior-Scholar' Program Helps Vets Become UA Students

Week-long 'boot camp' in its first summer on Tucson campus, draws dozen vets.

FBI: Arrested Tucsonan Called Himself 'American Jihadist'

18-year-old man being held in Phoenix on terrorism, conspiracy charges.

Tucson's Davis-Monthan Is Home to Top A-10 Unit

D-M's fliers take top honors at 'HawgSmoke' gunnery competition.

Deported Non-Citizen Military Vets Seek Return to US

Many committed small crimes for which they were banished from the country.

Separated by Deployment, Couple Finds Refuge in Tucson

A Dímelo story from the El Rio mailbox: 'Nothing same any more when he left.'

Raytheon President: Defense Spending Bill May Allow Growth

Money supports Tomahawk, air-to-air missiles from plant employing 9,600.

Jets to Honor Fallen Vets in Memorial Day Flyovers

Local National Guard unit to honor veterans from Marana to Green Valley

Bill for Female Pilots' Arlington Burials Sent to Obama

Tucson Rep. Martha McSally's bill would overturn ban on female WWII pilots in Arlington.

Davis-Monthan at 75 Years: What's Its Military Future?

Metro Week explores the past, present and future of Air Force base in Tucson.

US House Committee Further Protects A-10 from Retirement

Primary plane flown at Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base safe until 2022.

Air Force: Davis-Monthan Impact $1.5B, 4,500 Jobs

Annual analysis puts air base's economic contribution at 5% of county GDP.

Air Force Begins to Design New Plane to Replace A-10

Plans for the “A-X” are still in the early phase, Rep. McSally says.

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