MILITARY Archives

Does the military need a mental health talk?

DrugFreeAZ.org offers a Military Family Tool Kit.
by in AZ Business Magazine | Healthcare

In Arizona, the veteran suicide rate is triple the civilian suicide rate. Is there a solution? John Ruocco was a father of two boys. A husband. A decorated Marine helicopter pilot. A student athlete. His widow and current Chief External Relations Officer of Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Kim Ruocco, described him as the “life… Read More →

Hiring military veterans adds competitive edge

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During his military career, Capt. Eric Engquist negotiated mortar attacks, roadside bombs, ambushes and rocket grenades in the Iraqi desert, employing strategic planning and problem solving skills under extreme pressure. After eight years as an Army infantry officer, Engquist left the military to join corporate America, bringing those skills with him. Today he is the… Read More →

Sundt completes runway replacement on Minot Air Force base

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Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) recently completed the $33 million runway replacement project at Minot Air Force Base in Minot, North Dakota. Commemorating the achievement, the U.S. Air Force hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the airfield on Sept. 29, 2014. The design-bid-build, heavy civil construction project was completed in just six months while the base remained… Read More →

Vietnam Memorial comes to the Valley

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Estrella by Newland Communities will host “The Moving Wall™,” a half-size traveling replica of the Washington D.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial beginning at noon on October 2 through noon on October 6 and is free to all attending. The Wall will be open 24 hours a day with volunteers stationed at The Wall from 8 a.m.… Read More →

B of A launches ‘Express Your Thanks’ Campaign

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Bank of America has launched a program to support the needs of military service members and veterans.  Called “Express Your Thanks,” the goal is to donate up to $1 million nationally to Welcome Back Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Through the campaign, customers, bank employees and other individuals can make simple online expressions… Read More →

B of A launches 'Express Your Thanks' Campaign

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Bank of America has launched a program to support the needs of military service members and veterans.  Called “Express Your Thanks,” the goal is to donate up to $1 million nationally to Welcome Back Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Through the campaign, customers, bank employees and other individuals can make simple online expressions… Read More →

How could budget cuts impact Arizona?

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The White House released a list of impacts to Arizona from automatic budget cuts that are set to take hold this week. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts… Read More →