The U.S. military rescued two Saudi pilots who ejected from their F-15 fighter jet over the Gulf of Aden, a U.S. defense official said on Friday.
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A dozen dignitaries including three members of Nevada’s congressional delegation pitched the first shovelfuls of dirt Friday to launch construction of the state’s first Fisher House where families of wounded warriors can stay while their loved ones recover at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center.
It’s the last of the Lakotas. Nevada Army National Guard leaders on Friday showed off their new, UH-72A Lakota helicopter, the last of 212 ordered by the Army and one of only 345 produced for the U.S. military.
A U.S. Army National Guard soldier and his cousin have been arrested on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.
U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl says he tried to escape his Taliban captors a dozen times, but each time he was found and brutally beaten.
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a “standardized forms” requirement this week for veterans seeking disability benefits and filing appeals, but the change has drawn criticism from the Disabled American Veterans.
The U.S. Army has formally charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, a spokesman said. Bergdahl faces potential life in prison on one count and five years on another, an Army spokesman said.
Overcast skies couldn’t keep the sun from shining on Tuesday’s groundbreaking event to launch construction of a 15-megawatt solar project at Nellis Air Force Base.
An online group claiming affiliation with Islamic State terrorists has threatened American military members and their families in the past, and over the weekend, a new threat surfaced on the Web.
With its four propellers churning and its polished aluminum fuselage glistening in the afternoon sun, “Fifi,” the last flying World War II-era B-29 bomber, landed smoothly at Henderson Executive Airport on Monday.
After 10 years of pleas and false hope that the Clark County School District would replace the aging Heard Elementary School with a new school in a quieter part of Nellis Air Force Base, base officials want to sever ties with the school district and have a new charter school built, joining eight other Air Force bases around the country that have charter schools.
A U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in a parachute accident in Perris, California, near Riverside, a U.S. Navy official told CNN on Wednesday.
About 120 veterans attended Wednesday’s town hall discussion at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center with local VA officials. Their concerns, much like those raised in previous town halls, focused on delays in accessing health care services and in resolving disability claims.
A U.S. Air Force veteran pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to trying to provide support for the Islamic State militant group.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System will hold a town hall meeting to discuss benefits issues from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at North Las Vegas VA Medical Center auditorium.
They’re big. They’re ugly. And they fly. No, they’re not mosquitoes from Alaska. They’re B-52 Stratofortress bombers from North Dakota. And they’re old too. Older than the pilots who fly them.
A Black Hawk helicopter that went down in waters off the Florida Panhandle three days ago — killing 11 service members — had aborted a training mission due to bad weather before it crashed, a military official said Friday.
Having been deployed for a year during Operation Iraqi Freedom, I thought it would be helpful to illustrate how my family made it through the ordeal. Without question, it is extremely difficult to leave and be away from loved ones for an extended deployment.
Francis Spivey, 43, served in the U.S. Air Force from August 1990 to July 2014, when he retired as a master sergeant. He donned his uniform one last time Feb. 25, and went to the open stairwell of his apartment building armed with an AR 15.
Metro police arrested Father Louis Vitale and 32 others early Friday for trespassing at Creech Air Force Base where 140 peace activists had gathered to protest U.S. drone operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan that are controlled remotely at the base, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Venerable B-52 bombers and T-38 Talon trainer jets thundered through cloudy, gray skies over Nellis Air Force Base on Tuesday for this year’s second Red Flag air combat exercise.
Fred Dunham has battled state and federal agencies for 20 years while seeking compensation for health problems he blames on breathing toxic fumes from stealth coatings burned in open pits.
The thunder of helicopters landing in a cloud of dust brought flashbacks to wounded warriors who watched the opening ceremonies for the second annual Olympic-style trials at Nellis Air Force Base. The games that began Friday are part of their healing process.
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