The Nevada National Guard will conduct its annual training exercise in conjunction with New Year’s Eve events in Las Vegas with more than 200 troops at locations around the Strip, at McCarran International Airport and on standby around the valley.
A former Navy SEAL who recently moved to Henderson has been identified by the State Department as one of the two other Americans who were killed this week in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Ten-year-old Ferious Nieves was among 100 children of Nellis airmen who participated in the USA Basketball Hoops for Troops clinic at the base’s 3-month-old Warrior Fitness Center. “It was fun,” said Nieves, the son of Tech. Sgt. Jason Nieves. Legendary NBA coach Lenny Wilkens said the program “shows young people we have a lot of interest in them.”