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.
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The chief inspector for the Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday he has no timeline to complete investigations of scheduling practices at the North Las Vegas VA hospital and dozens of others nationwide.
A Creech Air Force Base technical sergeant who scratched the words “so help me God” from his oath paperwork will be allowed to re-enlist, according to a legal opinion issued Wednesday by the Secretary of Defense General Counsel.
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
About 30 Nevada National Guard soldiers in the 72nd Military Police Company participated in a deployment ceremony Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Orleans.
Thirty members of the 72nd Military Police Company are beginning a nine-month journey that will take them to a New Jersey military base for training before tackling a crucial mission in Afghanistan.
Two U.S. Navy jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Friday and only one pilot was immediately rescued, military officials said. A night search for the missing pilot was underway.
Although the drawndown of troops in Afghanistan is bringing most American military personnel home with the expected end to U.S.-led combat operations in December, more citizen-soldiers from Nevada are being tasked with overseas deployments.
Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev, on Thursday made a personal pitch to the new secretary of Veterans Affairs to move the VA’s regional office in Reno to Las Vegas.
A Creech Air Force Base tech sergeant who refuses to say “so help me God” in his re-enlistment oath is sending ripples through the Pentagon’s legal circles.
To raise money for care packages for troops overseas and to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the nonprofit Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation launched a stationary bike riding event Wednesday.
It was an unusual venue for a fight over gay marriage, but a congressional committee on veterans affairs on Wednesday revived debate over federal benefits for spouses in same sex couples.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said at a hearing Tuesday he found it hard to believe that delays in care did not cause patient deaths at a veterans hospital in Phoenix.
Red Rock Harley-Davidson will host a pancake breakfast Saturday to raise money for Honor Flight Southern Nevada, a nonprofit organization that plans to fly 33 World War II veterans to see memorials in the Washington, D.C., area in early October.
They went to some places in the world where American soldiers are seldom seen, where Kirundi and Swahili are spoken more than English, where the way of life is much different than the UNLV campus where they walk around in camouflaged uniforms that student ROTC cadets wear to become Army officers.
The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.
A Massachusetts Air National Guard officer says authorities are still searching for the pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in Virginia and do not know whether the pilot may have ejected.
A soldier has died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command’s headquarters in Virginia.
A team of Army Reserve soldiers from Las Vegas prepared to leave Sunday for training in Texas before heading to the war-torn country to support transportation of supplies and equipment in the coming months.
Federal grants announced this month totaling $2.6 million to help homeless veterans in Southern Nevada don’t solve the problem to transition the vets into jobs that will keep them off the streets, according to James Cappello, a Chicago investor and manager for a new-concept project for homeless vets.
Ever since citizen-soldiers moved into the George W. Dunaway Army Reserve Center in Sloan last year, they have been using the spacious building for training and weekend drills without full access to water from a 900-foot-deep well that supplies the facility — all because of arsenic.
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.