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Olympic-like event lets wounded vets push limits, heal together

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.

National Guard, local authorities practice for disasters, terrorism — PHOTOS

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.

More turnover at top of Reno VA benefits office

The Department of Veterans Affairs is turning over leadership again at the top of its embattled regional benefits office in Reno.

Postwar vet is fighting battle for benefits

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.

10 best military banks of 2015

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.

22 Marines injured in Southern Calif. training accident

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.

Creech joins Air Force higher education program

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.

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