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Under several recently issued contracts valued at a total of nearly $18 million, Phoenix-based BAE Systems will continue to provide hard armor inserts for soldiers on the battlefield.
1. On Nov. 24 at 3 a.m. police took a criminal damage report in the 1400 block of West Thunderhill Drive.
Mountain Pointe senior defensive back Dominique Fenstermacher announced Friday he verbally committed to UNLV.
Great Choice Chiropractic and nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. are asking Valley residents to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones.
The Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) is in full swing with its ARC Support Our Troops Program and Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout November.
BMO Harris Bank invites the public to join them as they thank veterans for their service and sacrifice on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. Two military veterans; one a former World War II military intelligence officer, and the other, a recently returned Afghanistan veteran, will share their personal stories.
Mountain Pointe seniors Jalen Brown, a wide receiver, and Natrell Curtis, an offensive lineman, have been selected to play in the U.S. Army Bowl in San Antonio on Jan. 4.
10. Does not have an appalling haircut and toothbrush mustache.
The question here is, “What to do about Syria?” Well, here we go again. Do we ever learn anything? Remember in the ’60s America didn’t like Batista (in Cuba), so we armed the revolutionaries there and they kicked Batista out. Castro became the next Cuban leader.
1. On Sept. 2 at 2 a.m. police responded to an order of protection violation call in the 15800 block of South 48th Street.
1. On Aug. 27 at 1:45 a.m. police responded to an accidental shooting in the 2500 block of East Granite View Drive. The victim shot himself in the thigh while attempting to clean his Glock pistol.
Even if everything Secretary of State John Kerry says about chemical weapons in Syria were true, the evidence would prove only that Bashar al-Assad committed crimes against civilians. It would not prove that the U.S. government has either the moral or legal authority to commit acts of war.
1. On Aug. 20 at 10 p.m. police responded to a domestic violence aggravated assault in the 8800 block of South Pointe Parkway. An adult female was arrested.
I stand for peace and yet, the sound of the drumbeat begins again, war.
1. On Aug. 13 at 6 a.m. police took a report of a domestic violence related assault in the 4200 block of East Ray Road.
1. On Aug. 6 at 1 p.m. in the 4000 block of East Chandler Boulevard police took a report of an aggravated assault on an officer. A shoplifting suspect tried to escape and got into a scuffle with an officer. The suspect was booked on aggravated assault and theft.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brian L. Lay has arrived for duty as an Army recruiter assigned to the Phoenix Army Recruiting Battalion at Goodyear. Lay has served in the military for eight years. He is the son of John Lay of Chandler. Lay graduated in 2001 from Mountain Pointe High School.
Early in President’s Obama’s presidency some critiques of the president were claiming he was traveling around the world on what they called an “apology tour,” but nothing can be farther from the truth. Looking back, yes, President Obama seemed to be uneasy when meeting some world leaders, but no one can deny the fact that his presidency has taken on our foes with a precise and deadly intensity.
Horrible, the loss of three innocent lives in the Boston bombing. Then what word could one use to express the fact that between 158,000 and 202,000 civilians have died as a result of the ongoing conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan?
According to the majority of the media and most of our elected officials we are not supposed to judge all Muslims by the acts of a few “crazies.” But the acts of a few American “crazies” are enough to judge all Americans who own guns.
Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday that enhanced security is being put in place for this weekend's Pat Tillman run in the wake of the bombings in Boston.
Army Pvt. Jesse A. Blas has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
It is not out of the ordinary for Montessori students to self direct their learning and research. So, when upper elementary students, Sushil and Matthew, both age 11, decided to conduct a research on the topic of world wars, Sushil invited Sam Morris, a World War II veteran, to speak to his class about his involvement in that war. Morris also shared many stories about his experiences being a young soldier.
I want to offer some points augmenting Bill Richardson’s demolition of gun restrictions (“Banning assault weapons will make us safer, AFN, Feb. 20).
The U.S. Army’s Phoenix Battalion named Mountain Pointe junior basketball player Kaylah Lupoe Hoop Star of the Week during the season.