An American soldier was fatally shot Tuesday during a training exercise at Fort Campbell, a spokesman for the U.S. Army base said.
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Las Vegas Army Staff Sgt. Joe Gutierrez was welcomed home Saturday by Building Homes for Heroes, an organization that awards mortgage-free homes to veterans.
Ten Las Vegas area residents were recognized Saturday by Walker Furniture’s Help for Heroes program, which provides wounded U.S. military personnel and veterans with furniture and specialized items.
In order to get a longer-lasting bang out of the nation’s nuclear bomb bucks, government scientists conducted a life-extension test of the aging B61 nuclear bomb using a fighter jet from Nellis Air Force Base to drop a dummy version of it July 1 at the Tonopah Test Range.
Air Force Col. Case A. Cunningham, a former Thunderbirds commander, has taken the reins of the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, a hub for remotely piloted aircraft operations at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Change would put the Department of Defense in charge of almost 850,000 acres currently managed by both the Pentagon and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
The Army this week will announce specific bases around the country that will be part of the next round of reductions in the force, with 40,000 troops to be cut by 2017, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday.
The largest multistate training exercise ever conducted by the Army Special Operations Command is scheduled to begin July 15 on private and public land in seven states in the Southwest and Southeast — but not Nevada.
A restored World War II Spitfire which was shot down over northern France in 1940 is expected to raise about $3 million for charity when it goes up for auction in London next week.
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. San D. Francisco and Maj. Joseph C. Morrison ejected from an F-4D Phantom jet over North Vietnam in 1968. Family members, including a Las Vegas man, await excavation of potential grave sites.
The U.S. Navy is tripling paid maternity leave for women who serve in the Navy and Marine Corps from six to 18 weeks in the first year after birth.
Air Force veteran Mark McGrath was among the ranks of Southern Nevada’s 692 homeless veterans until he and his wife, Jennifer, made the move to permanent housing in April thanks to a HELP USA program.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is bracing to bust its budget this year, in part because it has underestimated the demand for care in places like Las Vegas, a House panel was told Thursday.
Archaeologist Kish LaPierre is so impressed with the richness of artifacts at a Nellis Air Force Base site that she plans to nominate it for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
The outreach teams contacted 171 homeless individuals Tuesday and Wednesday. Of those, 36 were veterans. The teams will be out again Thursday morning.
Staff and volunteers at the VA’s Women’s Health Center will celebrate the facility’s first anniversary on Tuesday with an open house in hopes of recruiting more of Nevada’s women who served to sign up for care.
A Las Vegas man says new information that is “quite intriguing” has renewed his hope that the remains of his uncle, Air Force 1st Lt. San D. Francisco, will finally be returned to U.S. soil 47 years after his jet was shot down over North Vietnam.
A year after he deployed to the Middle East, Airman Jason Driscoll was reunited with his family on Friday night — much to his daughter’s surprise.
Nevada veterans in Clark County can now claim their annual property tax exemption when renewing their vehicle registration online or at one of the Department of Motor Vehicles’ self-service kiosks.
The United States called for a “greater commitment” from Iraq’s government on Wednesday in the fight against Islamic State as it lamented Baghdad’s failure to deliver enough soldiers for training and underscored the need to empower Sunni tribesmen.
Key senators on Wednesday warned the Department of Veterans Affairs against diverting money from a Filipino veterans fund to rescue a hospital project in Colorado or any other purpose.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Air Force provided media with a rare glimpse of Creech Air Force Base’s role in fighting the global war on terrorism with the nation’s fleet of remotely piloted aircraft.
A U.S. Navy facility in Philadelphia was evacuated on Tuesday after the FBI received information of a credible security threat, according to a Navy Yard post on Twitter and media reports.