A restored World War II Spitfire which was shot down over northern France in 1940 is expected to raise about $3 million for charity when it goes up for auction in London next week.
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. San D. Francisco and Maj. Joseph C. Morrison ejected from an F-4D Phantom jet over North Vietnam in 1968. Family members, including a Las Vegas man, await excavation of potential grave sites.
The U.S. Navy is tripling paid maternity leave for women who serve in the Navy and Marine Corps from six to 18 weeks in the first year after birth.
Air Force veteran Mark McGrath was among the ranks of Southern Nevada’s 692 homeless veterans until he and his wife, Jennifer, made the move to permanent housing in April thanks to a HELP USA program.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is bracing to bust its budget this year, in part because it has underestimated the demand for care in places like Las Vegas, a House panel was told Thursday.
Archaeologist Kish LaPierre is so impressed with the richness of artifacts at a Nellis Air Force Base site that she plans to nominate it for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
The outreach teams contacted 171 homeless individuals Tuesday and Wednesday. Of those, 36 were veterans. The teams will be out again Thursday morning.
Staff and volunteers at the VA’s Women’s Health Center will celebrate the facility’s first anniversary on Tuesday with an open house in hopes of recruiting more of Nevada’s women who served to sign up for care.
A Las Vegas man says new information that is “quite intriguing” has renewed his hope that the remains of his uncle, Air Force 1st Lt. San D. Francisco, will finally be returned to U.S. soil 47 years after his jet was shot down over North Vietnam.
A year after he deployed to the Middle East, Airman Jason Driscoll was reunited with his family on Friday night — much to his daughter’s surprise.
Nevada veterans in Clark County can now claim their annual property tax exemption when renewing their vehicle registration online or at one of the Department of Motor Vehicles’ self-service kiosks.
The United States called for a “greater commitment” from Iraq’s government on Wednesday in the fight against Islamic State as it lamented Baghdad’s failure to deliver enough soldiers for training and underscored the need to empower Sunni tribesmen.
Key senators on Wednesday warned the Department of Veterans Affairs against diverting money from a Filipino veterans fund to rescue a hospital project in Colorado or any other purpose.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Air Force provided media with a rare glimpse of Creech Air Force Base’s role in fighting the global war on terrorism with the nation’s fleet of remotely piloted aircraft.
A U.S. Navy facility in Philadelphia was evacuated on Tuesday after the FBI received information of a credible security threat, according to a Navy Yard post on Twitter and media reports.
Janna Hoehn only needs eight more photos of Nevada’s fallen Vietnam War servicemen to add the Silver State to her list of states completed for a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund project “Faces Never Forgotten.”
A plan by the Department of Veterans Affairs to redirect $35 million from a Filipino veterans fund to help bail out a troubled hospital project outside Denver was rejected by Congress on Thursday.
Men and women on active duty in the U.S. military who are stationed in Nevada will no longer have to pay extra fees to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Like hummingbirds sipping nectar from a feeder, two of the nation’s newest stealth jets — Air Force F-35 joint strike fighters — strutted their stuff for a refueling exercise Wednesday.
President Barack Obama has ordered 450 more U.S. troops to Iraq to rebuild Iraqi forces in preparation for a battle to retake territory lost to Islamic State.
One Nevada veteran commits suicide about every three days. The suicide rate for veterans in the Silver State has remained significantly high since the release of a 2012 report that was a “call to action” to address “an epidemic” evident in the staggering figures, according to a recent state followup on the issue.
Proud patriot. Distinguished Flying Cross recipient. Workaholic. Loving husband and father. Those are some of the words that Paul Dudley used to describe his dad, retired Air Force Col. Paul F. Dudley, who died Friday at his Las Vegas home at age 90.
The U.S. Senate approved a Nevada senator’s amendment on Tuesday to prod the Pentagon and the Department of Veterans Affairs to harmonize electronic health records compiled on service members.
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