The death of a 37-year-old Creech Air Force Base master sergeant whose body was found at Mount Charleston in early April has been ruled a suicide, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
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A Nevada National Guard soldier will have more than a passing interest in Sunday’s NFL playoff game when he turns on the TV to watch the Indianapolis Colts play the New England Patriots with his wife and sons in their Las Vegas home.
The Lightning has landed. Nellis Air Force Base received its first F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter jet Thursday for the United States Air Force Weapons School, part of the 57th Wing at Nellis.
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on Thursday said the Navy would rename the modified Littoral Combat Ships it plans to build as frigates, given their enhanced capabilities.
Army veteran Tony Ray Silva’s dog, Freedom, couldn’t have a more fitting name.
The U.S. Department of Defense is developing the next generation of armored vehicles that will be faster, more agile and highly automated.
The United States is spending more than $300 million a year on Afghan police officer salaries despite a significant risk that the funds are being wasted and abused, a U.S. government watchdog said on Monday.
The U.S. Navy’s Electromagnetic Railgun is capable of launching projectiles at 4,500 mph and hitting targets 100 miles away.
The U.S. Air Force is aiming high to meet demands for around-the-clock surveillance of terrorist trouble spots while working on incentives to keep job-stressed pilots in the program.
A career fair for military veterans will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada student union building.
Crews such as those at Creech Air Force Base who operate drones for overseas combat missions are spread so thin that strain from increased demands for more patrols will cause damage to the program, according to an internal Air Force memo.
The Department of Veterans Affairs expects to open a renovated health care clinic in Laughlin to serve veterans in rural areas of Southern Nevada.
Nevada National Guard troops will conduct their annual drill in Las Vegas Tuesday through Thursday to coincide with the influx of tourists celebrating New Year’s Eve.
As impressive as it is, the new national monument at the northern edge of the Las Vegas Valley doesn’t look like much in satellite images — at least not compared with the giant triangles next door. You might never have known about them if not for Google Earth.
The real-life story behind Hollywood’s “American Sniper,” rolled out this holiday season, has been a dark tale of lawsuits and a pending murder trial for the man accused of gunning down the movie’s hero.
For the most part, health care provided by Veterans Affairs facilities in Southern Nevada meets or exceeds expectations of veterans who receive it, and has saved lives in some cases. But getting access to it in a timely fashion needs improvement, as does the system for processing disability claims and communicating with branches of the military about veterans’ medical records.
Santa Claus and helpers from Operation Homefront doled out 500 holiday gift bags for military families who flocked to VFW Post 10047 across from Nellis Air Force Base.
Las Vegas Valley VA officials will hold the second in a series of town hall meetings Thursday to air veterans’ concerns with health care and services offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
World War II veteran Davis “Dave” B. Leonard, who received a French Legion of Honor medal this year for gallantry during the U.S.-led Normandy invasion and for his role in liberating France from Nazi Germany, died Friday. He was 91.
President Barack Obama used a holiday season visit to a U.S. military base on Monday to issue a tough warning to Islamic State militants, saying a U.S.-led coalition will permit no safe haven to the group and will destroy it eventually.
Veterans have come forward with complaints about tactics employed by the Veterans Benefits Administration, which demands that veterans prove their injuries were service-related but can deny claims without proving anything.
A propeller from a Cold War-era transport plane was moved Tuesday to a memorial that’s being constructed at Mount Charleston. The memorial will honor the 14 people who died when the C-54 crashed on its way to Area 51.
An effort by ROTC cadets at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to help a needy family for Christmas has turned into course work that will make them better soldiers in the field.