The Mercedes-Benz Club of America has donated a classic car to local disabled veterans so it can be sold to purchase a new van to transport veterans in Henderson and Las Vegas who can’t drive.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval talked by phone Sunday from Kabul about his surprise trip to Afghanistan, saying it is a momentous time in the country’s history as a new president is inaugurated today to move the troubled country forward.
United States Submarine Veterans Las Vegas Base 51 wants to boost its membership by adding submarine-qualified veterans to its rost
Nellis Air Force Base closed a chapter Friday in the storied history of the 65th Aggressor Squadron, but the legacy of the pilots who flew its F-15 Eagles continues in the Middle East where their U.S. and coalition sparring partners are bombing Islamic State targets.
Veterans vented their frustrations over medical care with officials who run the VA Medical Center in North Las Vegas during a town hall meeting Thursday.
The University of Phoenix Las Vegas Campus is offering free family counseling to the Las Vegas community, including veterans and their families, to augment a new hands-on training for prospective counselors in the mental health profession.
As part of a nationwide reform effort launched by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will hold a town hall meeting Thursday evening to gather feedback from veterans, family members, congressional staff and other stakeholders.
Four people were cited Monday for blocking a road leading to Creech Air Force Base to protest overseas drone warfare operations that are conducted from the base at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, protest organizers said.
Vegas PBS will host a veterans job fair Wednesday for National Guard and Reserve service members, their spouses, discharged veterans and retirees to connect them with military-friendly employers looking to fill entry-level to mid-management positions.
Ex-POWs remember that “Freedom isn’t free.”
Members of the Las Vegas 7-11 Chapter of American Ex-Prisoners of War gathered with friends, family and Nellis Air Force Base airmen for a wreath-placing ceremony Friday, Sept 19, 2014, at Freedom Park to remember prisoners of war and those missing in action.
At age 96, Alan Dunbar admits that his World War II experience as a wounded American soldier in German prison camps made him “as sentimental as the next guy.”
An aircraft that experienced “an in-flight emergency” landed safely Thursday at Creech Air Force Base at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, base spokeswoman Capt. Stephani Schafer said in an email.
A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S. military’s Pacific headquarters was sentenced to prison on Wednesday for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and keeping classified documents at his home.
Congressman Joe Heck of Nevada acquired a new title on Wednesday — brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserve.
President Barack Obama, trying to reassure war-weary Americans, vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq but his spokesman said some military advisers could end up in front-line positions against Islamic State.
The chief inspector for the Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday he has no timeline to complete investigations of scheduling practices at the North Las Vegas VA hospital and dozens of others nationwide.
A Creech Air Force Base technical sergeant who scratched the words “so help me God” from his oath paperwork will be allowed to re-enlist, according to a legal opinion issued Wednesday by the Secretary of Defense General Counsel.
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
About 30 Nevada National Guard soldiers in the 72nd Military Police Company participated in a deployment ceremony Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Orleans.
Thirty members of the 72nd Military Police Company are beginning a nine-month journey that will take them to a New Jersey military base for training before tackling a crucial mission in Afghanistan.
Two U.S. Navy jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Friday and only one pilot was immediately rescued, military officials said. A night search for the missing pilot was underway.
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