Two senior U.S. senators called on Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries.
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Dozens of retired U.S. military officers who belong to the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America held their 50th anniversary dinner at Palace Station on Nov. 20.
The Christensen family already knew this Thanksgiving was going to be different.
As tensions around the world mount, the prospect for keeping it safe from nuclear warfare means making sure no more nuclear bombs will ever be tested.
Ever since he was a kid growing up in Las Vegas, Travis Puccio has had a passion to serve in the Army.
President Barack Obama signed a sweeping defense policy bill into law on Wednesday, legislation that authorizes $607 billion in defense spending but also includes provisions that make it harder to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
While families across America enjoy Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, another Nevada Army National Guard unit will be packing their duffle bags for a tour of Afghanistan.
Four crew members on an Army helicopter died when it crashed at Fort Hood, the Texas base's press office said.
A Nellis Air Force Base non-commissioned officer and another man have been charged in an undercover federal investigation into the theft of military ammunition and equipment from the base.
In a moment of solidarity, there was a moment of silence. That's what Thomas Leslie, UNLV's director of wind band studies, asked for as he took the stage for The President's Concert, an event that both celebrated the university's wind orchestra and honored Las Vegas recipients of the French Legion of Honor.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt launched a program providing free legal aid to the state's active duty, reserve and veteran service members.
The soldiers fired M-16s at men wearing headscarves and robes. The scene for a training exercise Wednesday was on a stretch of desert on the outskirts of the Nevada National Guard's North Las Vegas Readiness Center .
Peggy Kearns, a seasoned health care professional and longtime VA employee, has been appointed the new director of the Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System, VA officials said Monday.
Veterans make up a large constituency group in the Silver State — an estimated 300,000. Some 227,000 of them are registered to receive veterans benefits, the majority in Southern Nevada.
MGM Resorts International honored more than 70 wounded warriors on Friday. Veterans who suffered disabilities from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were center stage as hundreds of employees lined a hallway at The Mirage to salute their arrival for a weekend of "high roller" treatment.
If you're a veteran with an honorable discharge, Sheet Metal Local No. 88 and Walmart are interested to see if your potential skills fit their veteran hiring preference.
The crowd cheered Wednesday as a pair of ladder trucks raised a U.S. garrison flag high into a cloudless sky over Carson Avenue where it crosses Fourth Street.
All recent U.S. military veterans and their families will now be offered in-state tuition rates to public colleges and universities throughout the country, the White Housesaid on Wednesday.
An existing law easing the school transition for children of military families outlines policy to allow a military exemption from the 100-day eligibility rule for Nevada's new school choice accounts, administration officials said.
Crowds of servicemen and women, politicians, veterans and families came together Wednesday, Nov. 11 to celebrate Veterans Day and honor those who have defended the U.S.
Americo Benetti never thought he'd live to see another Veterans Day, or Armistice Day as it was called when he served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
Although stormy weather kept him from the U.S. Capitol, Sen. Dean Heller was able to protect the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund in legislation that cleared the Senate on Tuesday.
Purple heart recipient Justin Gulde and his son, Darien, were at the center of attention on Monday, when they got a look at a mortgage-free home provided for them by the Building Homes For Heroes organization.
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