Federal grants announced this month totaling $2.6 million to help homeless veterans in Southern Nevada don’t solve the problem to transition the vets into jobs that will keep them off the streets, according to James Cappello, a Chicago investor and manager for a new-concept project for homeless vets.
A team of Army Reserve soldiers from Las Vegas prepared to leave Sunday for training in Texas before heading to the war-torn country to support transportation of supplies and equipment in the coming months.
Ever since citizen-soldiers moved into the George W. Dunaway Army Reserve Center in Sloan last year, they have been using the spacious building for training and weekend drills without full access to water from a 900-foot-deep well that supplies the facility — all because of arsenic.
Inspections for canopy cracks have grounded more than half the Air Force fleet of F-16D Fighting Falcon jets including two assigned to Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
Four years after leaving Henderson, 22-year-old Lance Cpl. Brandon Dieckmann has found his niche in Hawaii doing something really different from what riflemen are accustomed to: operating a cutting-edge robotic pack mule, one that promises to change how the Marines conduct field operations.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford said Thursday that Washington is so broken that it took him more than a year to win approval from the Department of Veterans Affairs to build a clinic in Pahrump for military veterans.
New VA Secretary Robert McDonald laid out his plans Saturday for fixing the scandal-rocked Department of Veterans Affairs, telling the National Disabled American Veterans convention in Las Vegas “it’s an opportunity we can’t miss nor underestimate.”
The next time fighter jets take off from Nellis Air Force Base for a Red Flag air combat exercise there will be fewer would-be “bad guys” to battle.
When many of the 4,000 Disabled American Veterans and spouses converged Friday for this weekend’s National DAV and Auxiliary Convention in Las Vegas, their arrival was marked with the promise of new hope.
Nevada’s Disabled American Veteran chapter will donate two Ford Flex vans Thursday to the Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System so local veterans will have transportation to area VA facilities