• Recent News

2017

March

More than 40 students filled the School of Politics and Global Studies conference room late Friday afternoon to hear from the U.S. Army War College panelists.

January

“Moral injury” is a term known mostly to the veteran and mental health communities, but military correspondent David Wood wants to introduce it to the public lexicon.

Of the 1,269 enlisted airmen in the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, the college edu

Arizona State University junior Christopher Cadeau wants to help change the narrative that veterans are either homeless or heroes, and he has created a radio show dedicated solely to telling more d

2016

December

Editor’s note: This is a part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement.

President Barack Obama delivered his last planned address on national security Tuesday, summing his approach to counterterrorism and providing his final public recommendations to his successo

In response to census reports that showed America would need a massive influx of farmers and ranchers in the coming years, filmmaker Dulanie Ellis created a documentary that calls for military vete

An Arizona State University academic and service program is leveraging a Hollywood movie about recent war veterans to start a dialogue on military service, combat and coming home.

November

For the eighth consecutive year the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and Arizona State University earned the designation of Military Friendly School from Victory Media —publisher of G.I.

Two Arizona State University students are living their athletic dreams after deferring them while they served their country.

It’s hard to miss evidence of Indian history and culture in metro Phoenix: Valley residents drive down Apache Boulevard, hike past Hohokam petroglyphs on A Mountain and enjoy fry bread at fairs and

The famous British explorer Sir Richard Burton — soldier, poet, linguist, botanist, ethnologist and discoverer of the source of the Nile — once wrote to a friend about his motivations while on an e

“They’re selling postcards of the hanging, they’re painting the passports brown / The beauty parlor is filled with sailors, the circus is in town.”

After 25 years of service in the U.S. Marines, Cliff Vellucci retired in 2007 and began his transition to civilian life.

A new program at ASU has leveraged its unique position to create connections and opportunities for military-minded people to use their experiences to help each other develop.

Update: The Salute to Service flag-football tournament featured fierce competition with the ASU’s Air Force ROTC taking home the coveted Dean’s Cup, which was presented by asso

Arizona State University will honor America’s men and women in uniform, past and present, and their families during the annual Salute to Service celebration held across the university's campu

If there were two messages ASU alumnus Corey Harris wanted to leave political science students with Thursday morning, they were to understand who you are as a person and to build strong relationshi

Veterans of the U.S. military will share personal stories of service and life after the military in "The Veterans Project," which will be presented at FilmBar in downtown Phoenix on Nov. 9.

August

Traveling to Washington, D.C., gave A.J.

May

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

April

With the strength of nearly half a million fulltime soldiers, the U.S.

Land grabs by Russia. Escalating Chinese military dominance in Asia. Superpowers fighting in outer space. The launch of World War III.

The world’s militaries are close enough to wielding weapons that decide on their own whether to kill — called Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems — that the United Nations this week gathered a select

March

More violent attacks are nearly inevitable in Europe because terrorists in the post-9/11 era strike with almost no planning, which makes counterterrorism very difficult, according to an internation

WASHINGTON — Former Air Force Maj. Gen. Margaret H. Woodward, an Arizona State University alumna, led the initial air campaign when the United States intervened in Libya in 2011.

February

Many historians consider the 1970s the “golden age of terrorism.”

Too much George Patton and not enough Steve Jobs.

January

The evening began with a bold assertion:

“ISIS’ defeat in Iraq is all but certain, probably within the next 12 months.”

2015

December

For five years, the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program at Arizona State University has been turning midshipmen into successful leaders, earning a reputation for producing the highest qu

November

In community college, Graciela Alvarez wasn’t sure what she wanted to do.

After separating from the military, Henry White became a helicopter pilot — but he knew that wasn’t what he wanted to do.

For years John Carlson and Scott Ruston worked just steps from each other, but their paths never crossed.

Mark Richards had always dreamed of being in the military, but because he was already in a career, he figured he was too old to start.

Extensive international travel is a given for many members of the armed forces.

Veterans can face a number of challenges when they return home from the battlefield.

Arizona State University announced today that for a seventh consecutive year it has been designated as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.

Michelle Thomas is a history major who wants to bring an understanding of peace to the world.

October

They went through Arizona State together as student cadets and separated in the wild blue yonder as airmen, but this week a special group of alumni reunited in Tempe after years of seeing each othe

 Arizona State University kicked off its Salute to Service campaign during the ASU-Oregon football game in patriotic style.

Six Arizona State University energy-related research projects that will engage veterans or active-duty military are getting support from the Navy in the form of $1.5 million in seed grants over two

Editor's note: Professors Nancy Cooke and Tom Sugar will be recognized for their work on military matters at Thursday's football game against Oregon, as part of ASU's

It’s no simple thing to transition back to civilian life from the military. 

A grassroots movement ignited by one person in the Arizona State University Alumni Association has grown from humble beginnings to a two-week event celebrating veterans and service members.

Editor's note: This feature is part of a series profiling different slices of ASU's diverse population.

Arizona State University veteran Cory Stockman credits his military service for giving him a sense of direction in his education and career path.

Editor's note: This feature is part of a series profiling different slices of ASU's diverse population.

Whether it’s flashbacks to war’s nightmares or the lingering pain of battle injuries, the stories of soldiers bringing their trauma home with them are numerous.

Tom Sugar doesn’t consider himself a modern-day Iron Man, but he does marvel at how his specialty — wearable robotics or exoskeletons — has taken off and achieved something of blockbuster proportio

September

An elder tribesman in eastern Afghanistan was amazed by the precision of American drone strikes. He had seen attacks hit exactly where insurgents were sleeping.

Marine Week 2015 is coming to the City of Phoenix, and Arizona State University will host activities on the Tempe and Downtown Phoenix campuses starting Sept. 10.

August

Editor's note: This story is part of our back-to-school spotlight on notable incoming students. The series will run during the first two weeks of the fall semester.

July

Fittingly enough, Christopher Kane’s favorite mountain to hike is Piestewa Peak, the Phoenix mountain renamed in 2003 for Lori Piestewa, a U.S.

May

ASU has a long and proud history with the military, from strong academics to support services.

Arizona State University ranked among the top schools in the nation for Best Online Programs for Veterans in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings released this week.

Overcoming tough challenges is nothing new to military veterans.

April

Sept. 11, 2002, was a proud day for Anthony “Doc” Ameen, one that he’ll never forget.

At Saturday’s Pat’s Run in Tempe, people from all walks of life will come together to honor and celebrate Pat Tillman’s legacy. But each brings his or her own motivation to the event.

Military couples are invited to experience a free Broadway show, April 22, as part of ASU Gammage’s new program: Operation Date Night.

It was an early morning wake-up for hundreds of ASU Reserve Officer Training Corps students April 16, when the 2015 Joint Awards Ceremony began at 6:30 a.m.

For the 11th annual Pat’s Run, organizers are asking participants to “Run With It” – this year’s theme for the April 25 event honoring the life and legacy of ASU alumnus Pat Tillman.