A bill passed by the House on Tuesday would speed federal payments to veterans with complex claims for benefits.
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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and two other White House cabinet members made a pitch Tuesday in Las Vegas to end homelessness among veterans, a long-sought goal of the Obama administration.
The Air Force’s newest fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II, is making its debut as the star of an ongoing air combat training exercise over the Army Combat Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.
Willis Avery, one of the last of a few remaining local Pearl Harbor veterans, was remembered at a funeral service 10:40 a.m. Friday at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, will be closed to visitors until at least June 4 after a dock to the memorial that sits atop the sunken battleship was damaged in an accident Wednesday, the National Park Service says.
About 30 soldiers from the Nevada Army National Guard’s most-deployed unit mobilized Thursday in a ceremony in Las Vegas.
The Department of Veterans Affairs took another step toward changing the agency’s culture Thursday with a forum to heighten awareness about Nevada’s more than 21,300 women veterans and health care services the VA provides to fit their needs.
The Pentagon said on Wednesday that a suspected live sample of anthrax was sent to a U.S. base in South Korea, in addition to the samples mistakenly sent to nine U.S. states.
Tech. Sgt. Kasey Hollinger, a noncommissioned officer at Creech Air Force Base, figured out a way to do more with less and save the Air Force nearly $100,000.
A chemical explosive equal to 196 pounds of TNT detonated deep underground sent seismic signals detected by sensitive equipment on and off the former Nevada Test Site.
Memorial Day, a federal holiday on the last Monday of May, is a holiday for remembering the war dead. For many, the holiday also signifies the beginning of summer, where millions of people in the nation travel, go shopping and barbecue.
Rick Mills and Michael Rosaia haven’t just honored their grandfather’s Marine Corps service by remembering him. On the 100th anniversary of the bravery that won him a Medal of Honor, they went to China to stand in his footsteps.
Southern Nevada’s military honor guards can be seen at a variety of events around town. But their most somber — and, members say, most fulfilling — duty lies in offering final goodbyes to veterans.
More than 35 organizations joined forces Saturday morning to place flags at grave sites at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City for Memorial Day weekend.
Three aging sailors attending a USS Utah convention in Las Vegas retell their stories about the day Japanese warplanes attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, to start World War II.
The Obama administration on Monday moved to prohibit federal agencies from providing local cops with certain kinds of military equipment such as grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and bayonets, in the wake of controversy over a “militarized” police response to unrest last summer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Creech Air Force Base officials on Monday said their suggestions for the new “Good Kill” movie, about a pilot flying drones from an unnamed base, fell on deaf ears.
He died May 13 in Boulder City at 93. On Dec. 7, 1941, he scrambled to get the wounded into lifeboats before the USS Arizona sank.
The House on Monday approved a bill that would make it easier for low-income disabled veterans to qualify for government housing assistance.
One Marine died Sunday when an MV-22 Osprey experienced a “hard landing mishap” at Bellows Air Force Station in Hawaii.
Shadow Ridge High School senior Joshua Han — a scholar, athlete and leader — has earned a $45,000 Army scholarship to UNLV to join the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
“Good Kill,” a movie based on airmen who fly the deadly remotely-operated drones from Creech Air Force Base that is debuting in the U.S. this week, renews awareness of Nevada’s role in the secret drone program and the toll it takes on the pilots.
The wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that went missing with six U.S. Marines and two Nepali service members on board has been found, U.S. Defense officials confirmed Friday.