A couple of West Point cadets at home in Las Vegas say their vision for giving thanks on Thanksgiving Day is focused on being with their families and getting a chance to spread the word to high school students about opportunities at the prestigious military academy.
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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.
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.