New commemorative plaque, letter from Gov. Sandoval aimed at ensuring that state’s namesake battleship and crew continue “inspiring sailors for as long as there is a United States Navy.”
With thoughts still smoldering of the Japanese air raid that killed 1,177 of their shipmates on the USS Arizona 75 years ago Wednesday, four of the last remaining survivors of that Pearl Harbor battleship said it will be tough to bury two more.
“I’m not sure we have gained an awful lot from that experience,” says survivor Lenoard Nielsen, 94, of Las Vegas.
Enlisted airmen at Nellis Air Force Base picked up Christmas trees for their families after 10:30 a.m. Friday as part of the annual Christmas SPIRIT Foundation’s Trees for Troops Program.
Free event returns to Nellis Air Force Base after cancellation of last year’s show and open house due to budget cuts under the deficit-reduction sequester law.
Dave and Michael Jackson were a military rarity: Brothers who fought side by side during the Vietnam War. This week, Dave bade his former tank mate goodbye, after his death from a rare type of cancer.
Two brothers at Bunker Elementary School cried tears of joy Thursday when their National Guardsman dad unexpectedly walked into the gym during a Veterans Day program after a nine-month deployment in the Mideast.
For first time in years, Air Force is sending a fighter jet to fly over the Fourth Street celebration.
Irene Miller was facing eviction after VA moved to collect $26,000 she was wrongfully paid after her husband’s death, but fellow veterans rode to her rescue.