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.
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Members of the Sheahan family said Monday they have rejected the Air Force's $5.2 million offer to buy their land and mining claims near Groom Mine, next to the secret Area 51 installation where the U.S. military and CIA have tested spy planes and stealth aircraft for six decades.
Dennis L. Schumacher, a former Army private who was one of the original volunteers for "Darby's Rangers" of World War II fame, was buried Monday at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City. He died Aug. 9 at age 93.
For two months they were submerged under the ocean's surface, much of that time far below a solid mass of ice.
A new bill in Congress aims to help veterans obtain child care while they pursue an education. The measure would offer federal grants for colleges to establish or expand child care centers that could assist students who have served in the military.
Dozens of returning Nevada Army Guard members were honored Saturday after nearly a year of service in the Middle East.
Sixty years after the CIA and the Air Force found an old airstrip along the Groom Dry Lake bed to test the U-2 spy plane in 1955, the family that owns mineral rights to the Groom Mine and property within sight of the classified installation known as Area 51 has been given a final offer of $5.2 million to sell its stake in the land, Air Force officials said Friday.
Investigators determined the ensuing fire caused $62.4 millon in damage to the RC-135V, which electronically snoops on adversaries and relays gathered intelligence to commanders.
The Army this week selected the company to build its much-anticipated new vehicle to replace the Humvee -- a multibillion dollar contract.
The U.S. military is augmenting its cadre of drone pilots with private contractors to alleviate strain on crews at Creech Air Force Base and elsewhere while adding the Army's Gray Eagle drone to hunt down terrorists, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Wednesday.
Department of Veterans Affairs officials said Tuesday they have reached a milestone in reducing the backlog of veterans' claims for disability benefits.
Dennis L. Schumacher survived World War II fighting hand-to-hand combat in Italy and North Africa with the famous U.S. Army commando unit known as Darby's Rangers.
With thieves stealing radioactive sources in Mexico while other potent materials sat idle on a mountain in Alaska, U.S. nuclear security experts used military cargo jets this summer to whisk away some of North America's most dangerous "dirty bomb" threats.
Imagine working in a world the color of Irish coffee, where you cannot see much beyond your hand.That is the office environment of a U.S. Navy team this summer as it salvages a Civil War ironclad vessel in the Savannah River.
An Air Force pilot is still in the hospital following Saturday's mishap at Nellis Air Force Base where two F-16 Fighting Falcon jets collided after landing for a Red Flag orientation flight, base officials said Thursday.
Civil rights history merged with World War II history Wednesday when a dozen original Tuskegee Airmen reunited for their 44th annual national convention in Las Vegas.
The U.S. Navy is preparing to allow women into the ranks of its SEAL teams, the Navy's chief operations officer told Defense News on Tuesday.
It was a moment symbolic of what they've both been through: hanging on to life itself while remembering the loved ones they lost in the nation's war on terrorism.
Two women have made military history after becoming the first female soldiers to pass the U.S. Army's grueling Ranger Course, the Army said on Monday.
Two F-16 Fighting Falcons collided shortly after landing at Nellis Air Force Base on Saturday morning.
The Department of Veterans Affairs claims office in Reno was one of 10 regional centers picked for surprise inspections last month as the agency investigated document-shredding practices in its outposts, officials said Monday.
A member of the Army Golden Knights parachute team died Sunday after being injured during a performance at the Chicago Air and Water Show, authorities said.
Water spills down a Plexiglas pane the size of several big-screen TVs inside the Airmen Ministry Center at Creech Air Force Base.