A bill being rewritten in Congress would reopen federal compensation for Filipinos who fought alongside U.S. soldiers on the Pacific front during World War II.
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More than 70 years after Frederick Giesz landed on France’s Normandy coast to help liberate the Nazi-occupied country, the French government will show its appreciation for his gallant actions as a U.S. Army soldier with a special medal.
The UNLV wind orchestra will hold a benefit concert Thursday night to recognize Las Vegas World War II veteran Frederick Giesz, who will receive the Legion of Honor medal from a representative of the French Consulate General.
There was a time when seeing your number come up in a lottery was something to dread.
Fourteen banners featuring active-duty military members are set to be displayed along Water Street and Green Valley Parkway through November 2015 as part of the city’s Military Banner Program. The individuals are Henderson residents or immediate family members of Henderson residents.
Former Marine Cpl. Daniel W. Smith of Las Vegas has vivid memories of death and destruction during the invasion of Saipan during World War II, but it took a long time for him to talk about the Silver Star he was awarded for bravery.
A book documenting every Nevadan who gave his or her life while serving in the U.S Armed Forces was unveiled Monday by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Station Casinos is teaming up with Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl and the Military Warriors Support Foundation to give away a home to a wounded veteran.
Almost a half-century after he was as an infantry soldier in the Vietnam War, Chuck N. Baker salutes all veterans who have served from the Revolutionary War to the post-9/11 era in a new documentary titled simply, “Veterans: A Motion Picture.”
Las Vegas visitors might not think of Las Vegas as being overly patriotic, yet the valley organizes the “largest Veteran’s Day parade west of the Mississippi,” according to its organizers.
More than 75,000 people came to Nellis Air Force Base’s Aviation Nation show Saturday to see up close the fast, precision flying of the Thunderbirds and other aerial demonstration teams.
It was hard. It was tough. It was cold. He got yelled at a lot. And that’s just basic training, retired Army Spc. Salvatore Cirifalco explained to Celia Roberts’ fifth-grade classroom at French Elementary School in Las Vegas on Friday.
President Barack Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq, roughly doubling the number of U.S. forces on the ground to advise and retrain Iraqis in their battle against the militant group Islamic State.
The United State Air Force said it had recovered the body of an F-16 fighter jet pilot who was killed when his aircraft crashed in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday during a routine training mission.
Harley-Davidson will host a pancake breakfast Saturday to raise money for Honor Flight Southern Nevada, a nonprofit organization that sends local World War II veterans on airline flights to see memorials in Washington, D.C.
The Capanang family received a new mortgage-free home near Silverado Ranch Oct. 20 thanks to Wells Fargo and the Military Warriors Support Foundation, a nonprofit that provides homes, jobs, activities and scholarships to military members and their families.
Las Vegas’ skies will be overtaken by maneuvering military jets and their thundering roars during Nellis Air Force Base’s free Aviation Nation air show Nov. 8 and 9 that features the F-16 Thunderbirds and F-22 Raptor aerial demonstration teams.
Like the low-key operations they conducted during the Vietnam War, a group of veterans that has lurked in the shadows since first coming to Las Vegas 38 years ago to relax and reminisce has decided to go public in hopes of attracting new members.
Thirty-five years later, former Marine Staff Sgt. Mike Moeller and his Nevada family say they are still feeling pain from him being held hostage after the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.
Nevada’s congressional representatives who serve on House Veterans Affairs and Armed Services committees paid tribute to Cold War veterans Friday.
The once-secret F-117A Nighthawk, the nation’s first stealth combat fighter jet that flew into history in 2008 when the fleet was retired, has been seen winging over the Tonopah Test Range as recently as late September.
An Air Force investigation says a Predator drone crashed into a runway at Creech Air Force Base because of a low-level wind shear and pilot error.
New photos confirm that the VA used a camera concealed in a wall clock as recently as August to monitor staff confrontations, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
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