A pitch for military readiness was met with concerns over wildlife, cultural heritage and public access Thursday, as the Air Force detailed its plans to expand the Nevada Test and Training Range northwest of Las Vegas.
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John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival fame performed Thursday with Six-String Soldiers of the U.S. Army Field Band in a salute to veterans at the North Las VA Medical Center to mark National POW-MIA Recognition Day, which is observed on Friday.
Bill sponsored by Nevada’s Rep. Titus combined with measure aimed at increasing officials’ accountability.
In May, members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Las Vegas enlisted students from various schools to help collect letters to send to soldiers. The goal was to collect enough letters to break the Guinness World Record for most letters to military personnel collected in one month.
Outdoor advocates are sounding the alarm about the Defense Department’s plan to add another 301,507 acres to the Nevada Test and Training Range, including more than 227,000 acres at the heart of Desert National Wildlife Refuge.
A Vietnam War-era jet that crashed Aug. 18 lost power as it turned in preparation for a landing at Nellis Air Force Base, investigators for the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.
Rule would grant ‘presumptive status’ to veterans acknowledging their maladies were caused by exposure to toxic chemicals in the base’s water supply.
Randy Dexter is a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant who did two tours of duty in Iraq. He was diagnosed with both post-traumatic stress disorder and a mild traumatic brain injury.
The U.S. Navy’s futuristic Zumwalt destroyer has arrived in Rhode Island for its first port visit since leaving the shipyard to join the fleet.
During World War II, Clark County created the Las Vegas Army Air Field to help train pilots how to use machine guns on bombers. In the 75 years since, it was renamed Nellis Air Force Base, which still has portions of the gunnery school air field. The county is honoring that history with its latest exhibit, “Training the Gunners: America’s First Flexible Gunnery School and the Las Vegas Army Air Field.”