Less than a year after breaking ground for a $6 million Fisher House where families of wounded warriors can stay while their loved ones recover, officials for the foundation and the nonprofit Nevada Military Support Alliance opened the 2-story building at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center campus on Thursday.
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Nellis Air Force Base reopened its main gate about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday after a bomb threat.
As federal and local officials prepared to celebrate the Las Vegas valley having enough resources to house every homeless veteran, a woman struggled to find permanent housing for her brother — a Vietnam War veteran — on Tuesday.
An airman and two other people were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday in the alleged theft and illegal sale of military ammunition and equipment from Nellis Air Force Base.
Nevada's "High Rollers" have reached a new height.
Las Vegas resident Leonard O. Nielsen was assigned to the USS Arizona but was in sick bay on the USS Solace hospital ship when Japanese warplanes sank the Arizona and others on Battleship Row during the Pearl Harbor attack 74 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941.
If you happen to spot some military helicopters flying over you in formation this weekend, don't panic.
All U.S. military combat positions are being opened up to women, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday.
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter's announcement that the U.S. will be sending "a specialized expeditionary targeting force" to Iraq to fight ISIS has renewed debate about the administration's authority to take military action in the region without a clear congressional mandate.
Marina Vance and the Blue Star Mothers of Henderson and Boulder City hustled to get stocking stuffers ready Monday to send to troops who will be overseas for the holidays.
Two senior U.S. senators called on Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries.
Dozens of retired U.S. military officers who belong to the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America held their 50th anniversary dinner at Palace Station on Nov. 20.
The Christensen family already knew this Thanksgiving was going to be different.
As tensions around the world mount, the prospect for keeping it safe from nuclear warfare means making sure no more nuclear bombs will ever be tested.
Ever since he was a kid growing up in Las Vegas, Travis Puccio has had a passion to serve in the Army.
President Barack Obama signed a sweeping defense policy bill into law on Wednesday, legislation that authorizes $607 billion in defense spending but also includes provisions that make it harder to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
While families across America enjoy Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, another Nevada Army National Guard unit will be packing their duffle bags for a tour of Afghanistan.
Four crew members on an Army helicopter died when it crashed at Fort Hood, the Texas base's press office said.
A Nellis Air Force Base non-commissioned officer and another man have been charged in an undercover federal investigation into the theft of military ammunition and equipment from the base.
In a moment of solidarity, there was a moment of silence. That's what Thomas Leslie, UNLV's director of wind band studies, asked for as he took the stage for The President's Concert, an event that both celebrated the university's wind orchestra and honored Las Vegas recipients of the French Legion of Honor.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt launched a program providing free legal aid to the state's active duty, reserve and veteran service members.
The soldiers fired M-16s at men wearing headscarves and robes. The scene for a training exercise Wednesday was on a stretch of desert on the outskirts of the Nevada National Guard's North Las Vegas Readiness Center .
Peggy Kearns, a seasoned health care professional and longtime VA employee, has been appointed the new director of the Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System, VA officials said Monday.