More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the hotline’s former director.
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who inherited a tangled web of problems in the Air Force nuclear missile corps when he took over the Pentagon in 2015, says he sees reason to believe that a push for improvement is beginning to show results.
Military veterans are joining forces with outdoor enthusiasts and the Nevada Conservation Corps to rebuild trails and restore habitats at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area and the Basin and Range National Monument under a program now in its second year.
Senior Airman Michael J. Buras’ name, which already graced a highway in his native Georgia, now also adorns a building at Nellis Air Force Base.
A Marine veteran has been arrested by Las Vegas police for attempted murder and battery with a deadly weapon after he tried to run over a pastor with his Toyota sedan.
One American pilot was killed and another injured when they ejected from a U-2 spy plane shortly before it crashed in Northern California on Tuesday morning, the U.S. Air Force said.
Veterans, National Guard members, reservists and transitioning service members can explore job opportunities Wednesday at the Las Vegas Veteran Hiring Expo & Summit.
Ex-POW Vince Shank celebrated his 100th birthday Monday with family, friends and Clark County firefighters who showed up to light the candles on his cake.
It’s been 10 years since Marina Vance’s son, Spc. Ignacio “Nacho” Ramirez, died while serving overseas. While she is still saddened by the memory, her son’s death has led her to be a voice for the troops.
One of the stealthy F-35 joint strike fighter jets at Nellis Air Force Base is among 15 in the nation’s fleet that were grounded Friday because of “peeling and crumbling” cooling line insulation inside their fuel tanks, Nellis officials confirmed.
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