Nevada’s Department of Motor Vehicles began offering special license plates Monday to combat veterans who received Silver Star or Bronze Star medals for valor.
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The stakes are high for Nevada as Congress irons out differences between the House and Senate versions of a defense bill as the threat of a veto by President Barack Obama still looms.
In the fast-track effort to reduce the nation’s backlog of veterans disability claims, Nevada Rep. Dina Titus predicted in August that the Department of Veterans Affairs would “soon be facing an appeals tsunami.”
Albert Gutierrez, 70, was among the veterans Tuesday night speaking in passionate support of the controversial program before the Henderson City Council.
Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., is leading the bipartisan effort with Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., to use high-tech human simulators instead of live animals that have been stabbed and shot for combat trauma training.
Robert M. Mullins, a decorated World War II soldier and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will be buried Wednesday at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
A new local chapter of the National Korean War Veterans Association will hold its first meeting as a chartered, nonprofit at 11 a.m. on July 20 at Egg Works, 2025 Village Center Circle, in Las Vegas.
They look like miniature Reaper drones, but instead of laser-guided missiles and bombs under their wings, the Sandstorm drones will carry radiation detection sensors and optical imagery gear.
The $4.97 million grant will help fund the raising, realignment and cleaning of 14,864 grave markers at the cemetery in Boulder City.
Former Nevada Rep. Shelley Berkley received the inaugural Jonathan Abbinett Award from the nonprofit Nevada Democratic Veterans and Military Families Caucus during a ceremony Wednesday at the North Las Vegas Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Having exhausted his appeals in the VA’s administrative courts, Korean War vetern Pvt. Charles P. Mahoney, with the help of veterans advocate Phil Cushman, is preparing a complaint letter to be sent this week to Nevada’s U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden.
Veterans recently joined a tour of a local dispensary and testing lab to tell their stories of how medical marijuana has improved their lives since they left the military.
The crash occurred at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday at an unspecified location on the training range, according to a new release from Nellis Air Force Base. There were no casualties.
Thunderbird pilots and team members traveled Wednesday to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, to attend today’s memorial service for Blue Angels’ pilot Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss.
What the Navy describes as routine research at a weapons station in Southern California has prompted the FAA to issue an alert to civilian aviators.
Homeless veterans programs in Las Vegas and the Reno area are getting more than $430,000 in federal grants to help more than 60 people with housing and medical services.
More than seven decades after he fought in the Battle of the Bulge, a 92-year-old World War II veteran from northern Nevada has been awarded the Purple Heart.
Firecrackers on the Fourth of July or even the smell of diesel fuel is enough to trigger horrible flashbacks that have been etched in Onofrio Zicari’s mind since June 6, 1944.
Both of the U.S. military’s high-drama, high-dollar flying teams suffered crashes on the same day this week, but supporters say the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy Blue Angels are worth the money and the risk because they’re vital to recruitment and help citizens feel good about their military.
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson has filed papers with the Nevada Supreme Court challenging the legal authority for municipal and justice courts to host veterans treatment courts. He contends the law specified only District Courts have authority for veterans courts.
The U.S. Army has said the nine Fort Hood soldiers who died when a rain-swollen creek swept their vehicle into rushing waters were in the right place for their intended training.
Rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado have been sent to rescue military personnel who experienced difficulties during a training exercise on Longs Peak, the National Park Service said on Friday.
The Thunderbird jet that went down near Colorado Springs, Colo., involved an Air Force F-16 flown by a pilot from Nellis Air Force Base during a flyover for the Air Force Academy graduation attended by President Barack Obama.
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