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Hometown welcomes soldier who lost both legs

HAWTHORNE — A soldier who had both legs amputated after a June mortar attack in Afghanistan received a rousing welcome from friends and family Saturday in his hometown of Hawthorne.

Family, airmen pay tribute to fallen Nellis pilot

An airman remembers Capt. David Wisniewski during a service Thursday inside the Thunderbirds hangar at Nellis Air Force Base. Wisniewski died July 2 from injuries after his helicopter crashed amid hostile fire June 9 in Afghanistan.

Memorial to honor five shot down in Afghanistan

The Nevada Army National Guard broke ground Saturday on a memorial for five members of a Chinook helicopter crew who were shot down in Afghanistan.

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