Congress finished work Thursday on a bill that will avert the latest fiscal crisis within the Department of Veterans Affairs and avoid a threatened shutdown of VA hospitals.
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A bill passed by the House on Tuesday would speed federal payments to veterans with complex claims for benefits.
With flags waving and motorcycle engines roaring, dozens of veterans rode into Las Vegas on Monday for a charity ride to show appreciation for those who served in the U.S. military.
Count Guido Roberto Deiro has racked up a lot of aviation feats during the decades he's been a commercial pilot.
The secretary of Veterans Affairs told lawmakers on Wednesday that unless Congress takes emergency action to correct a $2.5 billion shortfall, the VA at the end of the month will begin shutting down medical centers "all across the country."
Marine veteran Danny Michaels puffed on a cigarette Wednesday while he sat in front of the Armed Forces Career Center on South Maryland Parkway. His .40-caliber pistol was snug in its holster on his hip and his Mossberg shotgun loaded with buckshot was within arm's reach.
The third Red Flag 15-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base this year is under way, running through July 31.
Jessica Lynch, the woman made famous for being a prisoner of war in Iraq, has been dealing with the alienation and the sense of dislocation that soldiers experience when they return from war.
Three of the four men injured in a small plane crash near Henderson Executive Airport Sunday are active-duty military — a Navy SEAL and two sailors assigned to the Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, Calif., the Navy said Monday.
FERNLEY -- Until now, the graves of Nevada veteran cemeteries were mandated to be groomed with green grass, an adornment deemed fitting to show respect and reverence for those who served their country.
Nevada Army National Guard Spc. Anthony S. Cometa was remembered Friday by the soldiers he served with in the 1864th Transportation Company, their leaders at the Las Vegas Readiness Center,
Improvements to the Obama administration‘s immigration reform program will make it easier for families of World War II Filipino veterans to reunite in the United States.
Las Vegas Army Staff Sgt. Joe Gutierrez was welcomed home Saturday by Building Homes for Heroes, an organization that awards mortgage-free homes to veterans.
Ten Las Vegas area residents were recognized Saturday by Walker Furniture’s Help for Heroes program, which provides wounded U.S. military personnel and veterans with furniture and specialized items.
In order to get a longer-lasting bang out of the nation’s nuclear bomb bucks, government scientists conducted a life-extension test of the aging B61 nuclear bomb using a fighter jet from Nellis Air Force Base to drop a dummy version of it July 1 at the Tonopah Test Range.
Air Force Col. Case A. Cunningham, a former Thunderbirds commander, has taken the reins of the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, a hub for remotely piloted aircraft operations at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Change would put the Department of Defense in charge of almost 850,000 acres currently managed by both the Pentagon and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
The Army this week will announce specific bases around the country that will be part of the next round of reductions in the force, with 40,000 troops to be cut by 2017, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday.
The largest multistate training exercise ever conducted by the Army Special Operations Command is scheduled to begin July 15 on private and public land in seven states in the Southwest and Southeast — but not Nevada.
A restored World War II Spitfire which was shot down over northern France in 1940 is expected to raise about $3 million for charity when it goes up for auction in London next week.
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. San D. Francisco and Maj. Joseph C. Morrison ejected from an F-4D Phantom jet over North Vietnam in 1968. Family members, including a Las Vegas man, await excavation of potential grave sites.
The U.S. Navy is tripling paid maternity leave for women who serve in the Navy and Marine Corps from six to 18 weeks in the first year after birth.
Air Force veteran Mark McGrath was among the ranks of Southern Nevada’s 692 homeless veterans until he and his wife, Jennifer, made the move to permanent housing in April thanks to a HELP USA program.
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