A casino-resort that for 30 years has anchored much of the Indian Springs economy around Creech Air Force Base closed its doors this month to make way for an anti-terrorist security buffer at the airfield where overseas drone combat operations are controlled.
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The U.S. Marine Corps Pacific commander has approved the life sentence recommended by a court martial for a former U.S. Marine who murdered a Las Vegas prostitute in Hawaii, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Inspections for canopy cracks have grounded more than half the Air Force fleet of F-16D Fighting Falcon jets including two assigned to Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human body, a sheriff’s investigator said.
New Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald told a veterans group in Sparks on Tuesday that the agency “failed in a number of ways” in providing medical services to the nation’s veterans.
New Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald will meet on Tuesday with employees of the VA’s embattled Reno regional office whose performance has been challenged by critics in Congress.
Four years after leaving Henderson, 22-year-old Lance Cpl. Brandon Dieckmann has found his niche in Hawaii doing something really different from what riflemen are accustomed to: operating a cutting-edge robotic pack mule, one that promises to change how the Marines conduct field operations.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford said Thursday that Washington is so broken that it took him more than a year to win approval from the Department of Veterans Affairs to build a clinic in Pahrump for military veterans.
A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. served as a gas station in the sky for many aircraft participating in Red Flag exercises over the Nevada Test and Training Range.
The next time fighter jets take off from Nellis Air Force Base for a Red Flag air combat exercise there will be fewer would-be “bad guys” to battle.
New VA Secretary Robert McDonald laid out his plans Saturday for fixing the scandal-rocked Department of Veterans Affairs, telling the National Disabled American Veterans convention in Las Vegas “it’s an opportunity we can’t miss nor underestimate.”
When many of the 4,000 Disabled American Veterans and spouses converged Friday for this weekend’s National DAV and Auxiliary Convention in Las Vegas, their arrival was marked with the promise of new hope.
Nevada’s Disabled American Veteran chapter will donate two Ford Flex vans Thursday to the Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System so local veterans will have transportation to area VA facilities
A Montana man who is charged in the throat-slashing death of another man told police they were arguing over which branch of the United States military was better, the Army or the Marines, Yellowstone County prosecutors said.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will build an outpatient clinic in Pahrump, members of Nevada’s congressional delegation said Tuesday.
Newly confirmed Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald will attend Saturday’s Disabled American Veterans national convention at Bally’s Las Vegas and make his first address to the veterans service community.
Las Vegas high school graduate John Paul Sanchez is poised to be among the last Marines involved in combat operations in Afghanistan as the Obama administration’s draw-down enters the homestretch to reduce U.S. troop levels to below 10,000 by year’s end.
The Henderson chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart on Saturday marked the 232rd anniversary of the medal to honor its deceased members and all who earned the medal through their sacrifices in combat.
Las Vegas Valley veterans who have had uphill battles while seeking health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs expressed skepticism mixed with glimmers of hope for the $16.3 billion VA Reform Act that Congress passed this week.
When 135 medical students gathered Wednesday for entry into the Class of 2018 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program at Touro University Nevada, former U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley anticipated passage of a bill that will some day let many of them train at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in North Las Vegas.
WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans’ health care.
The Southern Nevada veterans medical center that opened two years ago at a cost of $1 billion is failing to fulfill its promise because of VA scandal, and because it was not properly outfitted, Sen. Harry Reid, said Tuesday.
The U.S. Senate is wasting little time in advancing President Barack Obama’s pick to head the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.