Metro police arrested Father Louis Vitale and eight others early Friday for trespassing at Creech Air Force Base where 140 peace activists had gathered to protest U.S. drone operations that are controlled remotely at the base.
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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.
The scene Wednesday of first responders wearing bright orange hazardous material suits, scaling railroad tank cars and trying to shut off leaks was not far from the place where 42 tons of liquefied chlorine spewed from a pipe at the Pioneer Chlor Alkali plant 24 years ago.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds were out flying in formation around Nellis Air Force Base on Wednesday.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said he disappointed that Veterans Secretary Robert McDonald did not mention in a meeting Monday that he’d be apologizing the next day for lying about his special operations service.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is turning over leadership again at the top of its embattled regional benefits office in Reno.
Forty-six years ago in Vietnam, Steve Lowery risked his life in a battle for Hill 1308. Now the decorated Marine veteran is fighting his way up a paperwork mountain that the Department of Veterans Affairs has created.
Whether you are an active or retired service member, a veteran, or a family member, a military bank can offer full financial services that accommodate your very specific needs.
World War II Marine buddies Joe Rodgers of North Las Vegas and Bob West, of Farmington Hills, Mich., were reunited last week, nearly 70 years after they fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima and 69 years since they last saw each other after the war ended.
Twenty-two U.S. Marines were injured on Thursday in a training exercise at Twentynine Palms military base in Southern California, when a fire extinguisher system accidentally discharged inside an amphibious vehicle, officials said.
Sixty-five Army ROTC cadets turned UNLV’s practice football field into a battleground Friday in an exercise to combine their math and science coursework with leadership skills to apply what they know about leverage, tensile strength, teamwork and trust.
The standing ovation for retired Army Staff Sgt. Shilo Harris was so long and loud that he pulled his ears off — the artificial ones doctors had made for him during his long road to recovery from a bomb blast in Iraq.
Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada on Thursday demanded the Department of Veterans Affairs add staff “immediately” to attack a backlog of benefit appeals.
With high-tech aircraft and command of cyberspace, they excel in fighting the global war on terrorism. While those assets at Nellis and Creech Air Force bases are widely known, seldom does their prowess on the higher education front receive as much publicity.
A pair of B-2 Spirit stealth bombers followed by swarms of U.S. Air Force Raptors, Falcons, Eagles and Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets roared through the skies over Nellis Air Force Base on Tuesday. They headed out for a historic Red Flag air combat exercise to mark 40 years since the base began hosting them at the end of the Vietnam War.
A pair of Southern Nevada veterans with physical disabilities got their first time in the water Thursday with the Dive Pirates Foundation.
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.
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