Arizona Governor's Office

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is renaming the state Department of Corrections to highlight a new focus on rehabilitation. 

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Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura, the son of Japanese immigrants and native of Gallup, New Mexico who was awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor for his actions in the Korean War, may have given his last public lecture.


A bill introduced in Congress would expand health care options for Native American veterans.

Navajo Nation

One of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers has died. William Tully Brown passed away Monday at the age of 96, leaving only five living Navajo Code Talkers. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 

Construction on new 80-bed state-operated facilities to house elderly veterans in northern and southeastern Arizona will begin soon in Flagstaff and Yuma.