The Pentagon said on Wednesday that a suspected live sample of anthrax was sent to a U.S. base in South Korea, in addition to the samples mistakenly sent to nine U.S. states.
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A U.S. Air Force veteran pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to trying to provide support for the Islamic State militant group.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System will hold a town hall meeting to discuss benefits issues from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at North Las Vegas VA Medical Center auditorium.
They’re big. They’re ugly. And they fly. No, they’re not mosquitoes from Alaska. They’re B-52 Stratofortress bombers from North Dakota. And they’re old too. Older than the pilots who fly them.
A Black Hawk helicopter that went down in waters off the Florida Panhandle three days ago — killing 11 service members — had aborted a training mission due to bad weather before it crashed, a military official said Friday.
Having been deployed for a year during Operation Iraqi Freedom, I thought it would be helpful to illustrate how my family made it through the ordeal. Without question, it is extremely difficult to leave and be away from loved ones for an extended deployment.
Francis Spivey, 43, served in the U.S. Air Force from August 1990 to July 2014, when he retired as a master sergeant. He donned his uniform one last time Feb. 25, and went to the open stairwell of his apartment building armed with an AR 15.
Metro police arrested Father Louis Vitale and 32 others early Friday for trespassing at Creech Air Force Base where 140 peace activists had gathered to protest U.S. drone operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan that are controlled remotely at the base, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Venerable B-52 bombers and T-38 Talon trainer jets thundered through cloudy, gray skies over Nellis Air Force Base on Tuesday for this year’s second Red Flag air combat exercise.
Fred Dunham has battled state and federal agencies for 20 years while seeking compensation for health problems he blames on breathing toxic fumes from stealth coatings burned in open pits.
The thunder of helicopters landing in a cloud of dust brought flashbacks to wounded warriors who watched the opening ceremonies for the second annual Olympic-style trials at Nellis Air Force Base. The games that began Friday are part of their healing process.
The scene Wednesday of first responders wearing bright orange hazardous material suits, scaling railroad tank cars and trying to shut off leaks was not far from the place where 42 tons of liquefied chlorine spewed from a pipe at the Pioneer Chlor Alkali plant 24 years ago.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds were out flying in formation around Nellis Air Force Base on Wednesday.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is turning over leadership again at the top of its embattled regional benefits office in Reno.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said he disappointed that Veterans Secretary Robert McDonald did not mention in a meeting Monday that he’d be apologizing the next day for lying about his special operations service.
Forty-six years ago in Vietnam, Steve Lowery risked his life in a battle for Hill 1308. Now the decorated Marine veteran is fighting his way up a paperwork mountain that the Department of Veterans Affairs has created.
Whether you are an active or retired service member, a veteran, or a family member, a military bank can offer full financial services that accommodate your very specific needs.
World War II Marine buddies Joe Rodgers of North Las Vegas and Bob West, of Farmington Hills, Mich., were reunited last week, nearly 70 years after they fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima and 69 years since they last saw each other after the war ended.
Twenty-two U.S. Marines were injured on Thursday in a training exercise at Twentynine Palms military base in Southern California, when a fire extinguisher system accidentally discharged inside an amphibious vehicle, officials said.
With high-tech aircraft and command of cyberspace, they excel in fighting the global war on terrorism. While those assets at Nellis and Creech Air Force bases are widely known, seldom does their prowess on the higher education front receive as much publicity.
Sixty-five Army ROTC cadets turned UNLV’s practice football field into a battleground Friday in an exercise to combine their math and science coursework with leadership skills to apply what they know about leverage, tensile strength, teamwork and trust.
The standing ovation for retired Army Staff Sgt. Shilo Harris was so long and loud that he pulled his ears off — the artificial ones doctors had made for him during his long road to recovery from a bomb blast in Iraq.
Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada on Thursday demanded the Department of Veterans Affairs add staff “immediately” to attack a backlog of benefit appeals.