A pair of Southern Nevada veterans with physical disabilities got their first time in the water Thursday with the Dive Pirates Foundation.
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U.S. Rep. Dina Titus on Wednesday pressed anew for the Department of Veterans Affairs to relocate its regional benefits office from Reno to Las Vegas, saying the move would help the agency fill jobs and improve services.
A bill that would provide full benefits to retired veterans who collect both pension checks and disability payments was reintroduced in Congress this week.
Increased noise from military jets will be heard through Feb. 13 over the north end of the Las Vegas Valley as Nellis Air Force Base hosts a Red Flag air combat training exercise, base officials said.
About 30 River Rats huddled at a Las Vegas resort last week to reflect on what their minds can’t erase nearly 40 years after the end of the Vietnam War.
A bill re-introduced Thursday by Rep. Dina Titus is the latest bid by Congress to get its arm around the handling of disability benefits for military veterans.
An American naval cargo ship has run aground off the Japanese coast, east of Okinawa, and efforts are underway to refloat it, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
The commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay has been relieved of his duties after an investigation uncovered evidence of an inappropriate relationship between him and a civilian woman whose husband was found dead earlier this month.
When Air Force veteran Merle Voight was diagnosed with breast cancer early last year, the 49-year-old was in shock. The former nurse recalled working on the oncology floor, seeing chemotherapy patients vomit as they also lost weight and most of their hair. That image frightened her, but a Non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical care program helped turn a scary event into one of hope.
Nearly 130,000 pages of declassified Air Force files on UFO investigations and sightings are now available online.
Islamic extremists bent on violent acts against free-speech nations are sometimes overlooked by intelligence agencies because the agencies reject important information that could derail attacks, says a Las Vegas intelligence expert and former CIA adviser.
A Nevada National Guard soldier will have more than a passing interest in Sunday’s NFL playoff game when he turns on the TV to watch the Indianapolis Colts play the New England Patriots with his wife and sons in their Las Vegas home.
A bill seeking to sort out compensation for Filipinos who fought alongside U.S. troops during World War II was resubmitted in Congress this week.
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on Thursday said the Navy would rename the modified Littoral Combat Ships it plans to build as frigates, given their enhanced capabilities.
The Lightning has landed. Nellis Air Force Base received its first F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter jet Thursday for the United States Air Force Weapons School, part of the 57th Wing at Nellis.
Army veteran Tony Ray Silva’s dog, Freedom, couldn’t have a more fitting name.
The U.S. Department of Defense is developing the next generation of armored vehicles that will be faster, more agile and highly automated.
The United States is spending more than $300 million a year on Afghan police officer salaries despite a significant risk that the funds are being wasted and abused, a U.S. government watchdog said on Monday.
The U.S. Navy’s Electromagnetic Railgun is capable of launching projectiles at 4,500 mph and hitting targets 100 miles away.
A career fair for military veterans will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada student union building.
The U.S. Air Force is aiming high to meet demands for around-the-clock surveillance of terrorist trouble spots while working on incentives to keep job-stressed pilots in the program.
Crews such as those at Creech Air Force Base who operate drones for overseas combat missions are spread so thin that strain from increased demands for more patrols will cause damage to the program, according to an internal Air Force memo.
The Department of Veterans Affairs expects to open a renovated health care clinic in Laughlin to serve veterans in rural areas of Southern Nevada.
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