Nevada’s armored cavalry just got bigger and stronger, bolstered by more than $270 million in equipment that includes 59 new Bradley Fighting Vehicles and tanks.
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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.
Five soldiers were killed and four were missing after an Army troop carrier was washed from a low-water crossing and overturned Thursday in a rain-swollen creek at Fort Hood, the Texas Army post said.
The Silent Heroes of the Cold War National Memorial held its first Memorial Day ceremony at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, not far from the mountain where 14 died.
President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with love and support for families of the fallen, “not just with words but with our actions.”
Before Memorial Day last year, Janna Hoehn of Maui needed to find the last 19 of Nevada’s 149 fallen Vietnam War service members to help the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund complete its “Faces Never Forgotten” project.
The National Order of Trench Rats local Dugout 421, a Disabled American Veterans’ auxiliary, led the charge Saturday for its 26th annual placement of flags, 26,800 in all, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
The steel Nazi helmet with a pair of swastikas on its rust-pitted sides reminds Vince Shank of the 22 months he spent in prisoner-of-war camps.
With a thunderous flyover by a pair of fighter jets and applause from 2,000 veterans and families, Gov. Brian Sandoval dedicated the long-awaited Nevada Veterans Memorial on Friday, saying, “This will be the gathering place for the ages.”
Twenty-five years after the unofficial end of the Cold War, experts say the mentality that pitted the United States against the Soviet Union is coming back.
Coronado graduate who wants career in intelligence, fighting cyberattacks, speaks four languages and is award-winning dancer and painter.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt was at Texas Station Monday morning with about 10 local attorneys, helping military veterans and active members through civil matters.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday that the VA should not use wait times as a measure of success, comparing waits for VA health care to the hours people wait for rides at Disney theme parks.
Sexual misconduct remains a destructive force in the armed forces and military communities, a U.S. senator said Monday in a new report that urges Congress to take more aggressive steps to end sex crimes in the ranks.
Two Las Vegas men were drafted 50 years ago, on May 16, 1966. They fought fierce battles in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in Charlie Company, made up of all-draftees. One came back. The other didn’t.
On Monday, the state attorney general’s office of military legal assistance will host a free workshop that pairs Nevada veterans with local lawyers to help sort through civil matters and assist with legal documents.
The Republican-led House Rules Committee pulled a legislative sleight of hand and stripped a provision from the annual defense policy bill that would have required women between the ages of 18 and 25 to sign up for a military draft.
With Memorial Day approaching, Chere’ Pedersen of Blue Star Mothers of Henderson and Boulder City thought a makeover of the Gold Star mother Marina Vance’s home was long overdue. Vance’s son “Nacho” — Spc. Ignacio Ramirez — was killed a decade ago while serving in Iraq.
Combat-wounded veteran Marine Cpl. Tyler Huffman is showing a mobility-equipped 2015 Ford F-150 Super Cab truck, designed to allow him to drive again.
A detachment from the Nevada Army National Guard’s most-deployed unit, the 72nd Military Police Company, has returned, this time from Afghanistan, where it maintained security in a dangerous part of Kabul for U.S. military leaders and its coalition partners.
Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, the military facility in suburban Washington where the presidential aircraft Air Force One is based, was put on lockdown on Thursday
A program to help Filipino World War II veterans in the United States by allowing family members into the country to support and care for them was implemented over the weekend by the Obama administration.
Errors by pilots caused two F-16C Fighting Falcon jets to collide on a runway at Nellis Air Force Base after landing for a Red Flag air combat exercise orientation flight in August, Air Combat Command officials said Monday.