Army vet using music to create smiles | Care Force

A local Army veteran came home after serving this country and felt alone. He found rock bottom, lost just about everything, but thankfully music pulled him out of his misery. Now, he runs a program helping other veterans just like him. It's called "Instruments 4 Success."

Care Force: Iraq veteran paired up with 'his help'

In the 2000s, Jay Cook was deployed to Iraq, and when he returned from overseas, things changed for the soldier, who was later diagnosed with PTSD and a traumatic brain injury. Thanks to a group called K9s for Warriors, Cook found a new best friend that he now calls 'his help.' FOX 10's Christina Carilla reports.

K9s for Warriors & a burn survivor's story | Newsmaker

In this week's Newsmaker Saturday, Christina Carilla fills in for John Hook and chats first with Maggie O'Haire, with K9s for Warriors and the impact our furry friends can have on our vets. We then talk with Jason Nelson who is a burn survivor and the challenges he's faced and overcome.

Stories from Arizona veterans | Honor Flight 2023

After FOX 10's Christina Carilla and Photojournalist Jon Noetzel made a trip to our nation's capitol for an Honor Flight with dozens of veterans, we're hearing some of the important stories that were told. Among the veterans, were those who served this country in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Here are the touching stories from veterans' first-hand accounts.

Life-changing journey for Arizonan | Newsmaker

In this episode of John Hook's Newsmaker Saturday, we begin with the story of a Phoenix man who checked out of his life and decided to live on the streets of America, traveling town-to-town and documenting others who are struggling along the way. This is Jason Smith's story. In the second segment, we're talking with our own Christina Carilla as she embarks on a trip of a lifetime with American veterans from various hard-fought battles. They're visiting our nation's capitol while on an Honor Flight trip to see how they're honored, as well as those who've passed on are being remembered.

Glendale couple works to honor Valley veterans

A Glendale couple spends the day bending over backward for Memorial Day as they and a few friends planted hundreds of American flags to honor Valley veterans during the holiday weekend. FOX 10's Irene Snyder has the story.

FOX Sports, FOX Tech help non-profit fix up veteran's home

Part of the Super Bowl is to make the host city better than it was before the big game, and that includes a project called Purple Heart Homes, which is supported by FOX Tech and FOX Sports. Volunteers and contractors with the project use money and manpower to improve the lives of veterans, and FOX 10's Brian Webb has more on the group's latest mission, in Goodyear.