A procession of cars from downtown Las Vegas to Las Vegas Boulevard on Wednesday morning celebrated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
“My presence in that moment and in that environment created a perception of the military involved in domestic politics,” Milley said. “As a commissioned uniformed officer, it was a mistake that I have learned from, and I sincerely hope we all can learn from it.”
In a symbolic nod to normalcy, Vice President Mike Pence delivered a commencement address to the U.S. Air Force Academy’s graduating class on Saturday, telling the cadets that by setting off on their mission to defend the nation they “inspire confidence that we will prevail against the invisible enemy in our time as well.”
A day after donating $500,000 toward eliminating meal debt in Nevada schools, the newly rebranded Las Vegas Raiders are continuing to make an impact in their new community.
The remains of the veterans were escorted to the cemetery by the Patriot Guard Riders of Southern Nevada.
On Sunday, 41 veterans returned to Las Vegas after visiting national war memorials in Washington.
A pilot with more than 7,000 hours of experience flying a B-17 and his co-pilot were among seven people killed when the bomber crashed and burned at a Connecticut airport, officials said Thursday.
Federal officials are bracing for a possible influx of people headed to Nevada next month to storm Area 51, a classified area controlled by the Air Force.
Twenty-seven members of the Nevada Army National Guard who will deploy for Afghanistan on Wednesday morning took part in a mobilization ceremony Tuesday.
“Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” the jokey Facebook event created by pranksters, has more than 1.2 million people pledging to “see them aliens.”