Military families can apply for new, transitional home in Phoenix

Operation Homefront is accepting applications from veterans and military families for a new transitional home in Phoenix. The national nonprofit has a mission to “build strong, stable, and secure military families,” according to a press release on the Phoenix home, which is the fifth location opened by Operation Homefront since August 2018. The new 2,125-square-foot, one-story, […]

Military veterans invited to Nov. 9 Ellsworth Elementary assembly

Ellsworth Elementary School, 38454 N. Carolina Ave. in San Tan Valley, will hold its annual Veterans Day assembly at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9. “So that we may honor their service, we invite all veterans to attend this event. After the assembly, veterans (are) to speak with students in classrooms for questions and answers,” according […]

Group performs complimentary Taps at funerals

While we’re celebrating our freedom on Independence Day, let us remember those who have served our country in making it great, and those who are still fighting for our freedoms. From local community activists to our military men and women, we thank you. I received a letter from Roger C. Ellis and his wife, Mitzi, […]

AZ Heroes to Hometowns seeks volunteers to promote Fry’s fundraiser at stores

A nonprofit organization benefiting military veterans is looking for volunteers to help promote an event next month from it hopes to benefit. AZ Heroes to Hometowns is one of four military-related organizations that have been selected as recipients of this year’s Fry’s Courageous Hearts program. AZ Heroes to Hometowns was created to welcome home wounded […]

Pickleball clinic for military veterans offered Oct. 22 in AJ

Military veterans, were you wounded or have PTSD as a result of your service? Are you still competitive but find it difficult to enjoy the sports you used to play? Join Apache Junction Parks and Recreation and the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday, Oct. 22, to learn the sport of pickleball. Instructors and equipment will […]