A memorial for slain Navy Seal and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle has been unveiled in the West Texas city where he was born in 1974.
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Bruno Moya’s journey began while watching TV. He was a year away from graduating at Clark High School when a Marine Corps commercial came on. It featured a Marine going through a rigorous training course, climbing to the top of a pillar to retrieve a sword and slaying a dragon.
An Air Force Thunderbird pilot who ditched his jet moments after flying over the Air Force Academy’s commencement ceremony reported engine trouble and told air traffic controllers he was aiming the plane away from a home before he ejected safely into a field.
A KC-135 Stratotanker with the 92nd Air Refueling Squadron, supplemented by Boom Operator Senior Airman Eric Medina of the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, hook up with F-16 fighter jets from Shaw Air Force Base during a Red Flag exercise.
A group of 21 veterans eager to shed their long-term unemployment status graduated Friday from a program designed to do just that.
Justin Gilbert, 17, of Summerlin has been named the Battalion Commander of the 129th Corps at St. John’s Military School in Salina, Kan. The rank is the highest position a senior cadet can attain at the private school.
The Marines landed and took off Tuesday at Nellis Air Force Base, flying into history with their F-35B stealth jets that are the nation’s first joint strike fighters to participate in a Red Flag air combat exercise.
Las Vegan Frankie Perez, who served four years active duty as a female airman, is now among those who can serve openly as a transgender man under a new policy announced by Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
Las Vegas resident Robert Stava was awarded the rank of chevalier by the National Order of the Legion of Honor for his service during WWII.
Retired U.S. Marine veteran-turned-magician John Hamilton enjoys using his tricks to make students smile but also to talk about the importance of staying in school. But when he broke his front teeth due to grinding, a result of post-traumatic stress disorder, he lost his smile.
The Veterans Benefits Administration continues to chip away at a backlog of disability claims, but a spike in veterans seeking care for disabilities and health issues has caused the VA Southern Nevada Healtchcare System to struggle in meeting those needs.
The body of a U.S. airman has been found in a river in the northern Italian town where he went missing 10 days ago, Italian authorities said Tuesday.
Southern Nevada residents will hear increased military aircraft noise as dozens of fighter jets, bombers and other aircraft take off and land at Nellis Air Force Base for a Red Flag exercise.
Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., and Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., are two of 44 Republicans that House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., appointed Friday to the conference committee for the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act legislation.
Here’s a look at the grueling six-month training program to become a Navy SEAL.
Albert Gutierrez was too old to continue down the path he was on, which included sleepless nights locked up in jail. Years of alcohol abuse had left the 70-year-old U.S. Army veteran in trouble with the law and estranged from his family. When the treatment court known as Veterans Court was made an option to him, he had a choice.
President Barack Obama’s announcement to keep 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan shouldn’t affect the return of a few dozen Nevada soldiers currently deployed there.
On the 240th anniversary of the day the United States declared its independence, 240 citizen-soldiers from Nevada will celebrate while on duty helping others secure freedom in a region oppressed by terrorism.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller is backing an effort that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to disclose to Congress the bonuses and awards that high-level VA directors get.
The Pentagon announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
While one may survive military service, those hoping to find peace and comfort inside their newly civilian uniform may find it’s not an easy transition. To easily connect veterans with resources and services, the Veterans Transition Resource Center opened this month.
Military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder who might be startled by Fourth of July fireworks should put signs in their front yards asking neighbors to be considerate, a fireworks distributor says.
Nevada’s Department of Motor Vehicles began offering special license plates Monday to combat veterans who received Silver Star or Bronze Star medals for valor.
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