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Monsoon Rescue

When the monsoon rains put people in harm’s way, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue Unit responds.

Juneteenth in Tucson

At the annual Juneteenth Celebration, current Tucson residents reflect on cultural changes they have seen in their lifetimes and how much work still needs to be done.

Personal Effects

University of Arizona student veterans are connecting with a past generation of service members by working to return dog tags that were lost in battle to veterans of the Vietnam War or their families.

Never Forgotten

In the United States, veterans make up a disproportionately high percentage of the homeless population. But, what happens when a homeless vet dies alone and on the street?

Arizona and the Vietnam War Preview

This fall, AZPM will premiere its new original documentary, "Arizona and the Vietnam War." This eight-minute preview shows a little of what viewers can expect from the program.

When Fear Won't Fade

Although it's often discussed in relation to war, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can affect anyone.


A Tucson family stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base prepares for deployment.

Black Mental Health

Many people in the black community put off getting help because of the stigma surrounding their struggles.

Winter Shelter

Life on the street, without a home, can be cold, harsh and dangerous. The St. Francis Shelter housed at Sacred Heart Parish in midtown Tucson, offers hope and comfort to homeless people during winter months.

The Soup Patrol

Each winter night in southern Arizona, hundreds of people have no food to eat and no place to call home. Life on the street can be cold, harsh and dangerous.

Diagnosing the Divide

The 2016 U.S. presidential election was marked by unprecedented harshness, divisiveness and tension. What made it so different?

The USS Arizona Bell

The USS Arizona Bell now hangs in the bell tower at the Student Memorial Center at the University of Arizona.

Kitten Therapy

Residents at Catalina Springs Memory Care, along with staff, acted as a collective foster family for two kittens in a pilot project that will expand in the future.

USS Arizona Survivor

Lauren Bruner is a Navy Veteran and USS Arizona survivor.We sit down with Mr. Bruner during a recent visit to Tucson as the University of Arizona honors World War II veterans.

Cold War Veteran

The Titan II Missile Museum in Green Valley, officially known as complex 571-7, is all that remains of the 54 Titan II missile sites that were on alert across the United States from 1963 to 1987.

Vietnam Memories: Don Sheppard

Flying F-100 fighter jets in the cloudy German countryside helped prepare Air Force pilot Don Sheppard for the tropical gloom he would encounter in Vietnam.

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