Nevada veterans wait longer than any in the nation to have disability benefits claims completed, U.S. Sen. Dean Heller said at a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday.
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The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart — and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else’s heart in its place.
Family and friends will pay tribute to former Area 51 commander and retired Air Force Col. Hugh “Slip” Slater when he is buried Jan. 10 at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah was charged with lying about being injured in the Iraq war to collect disability benefits.
About 2,500 gathered at Pearl Harbor on Saturday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
Gov. Brian Sandoval joined Chuck Harton of the Navy League Reno Council to place a wreath on the USS Nevada memorial Friday in Carson City in honor of today’s 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the U.S. into World War II.
It’s easy to say the United States is all about supporting its veterans, the people who served and sacrificed to protect Americans’ freedoms.
Long waits and bad attitudes. Those are the most common complaints of veterans who shared their experiences at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the Las Vegas Valley after reading about Sandi Niccum’s ordeal in Thursday’s Review-Journal.
Six decades before he went to North Korea as a curious tourist, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.
USO volunteer Jack Ross is happy with USO’s effort to assist armed forces personnel at McCarran International Airport and other lounges and clubs around the world, but he is disappointed that the nonprofit’s top administrator makes more in his salary package than the base pay for President Barack Obama.