Ninety-eight-year-old Elmer J. Hess, of North Las Vegas, received France’s Legion of Honor medal Wednesday night during a ceremony in Las Vegas. Hess, a World War II Army tech sergeant from Monmouth, Illinois, was in the third wave to invade France’s Nazi-occupied Normandy coast at Utah Beach.
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The F-15E Strike Eagle has been flying for the Air Force since 1988, two years after Capt. Madison Gilbert was born.
The Clark County School District, facing more than 2,000 open teaching positions, hopes to attract military veterans and their spouses to the classroom.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., said Friday she has introduced a comprehensive bill to fix a broken appeals process for veterans.
A U.S. aerial gunship attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people occurred because of human errors, process mistakes and equipment failures, and none of the aircrew or U.S. ground troops knew the target was a hospital, a top U.S. general said Friday.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Thursday joined other key players on veterans issues to announce what is being billed as “groundbreaking” legislation for the Veterans Affairs Department.
Ronaldo De la Ree was lucky two Nevada National Guard soldiers decided to go fishing at a wetlands park near Tucson, Arizona, the night he nearly died in a fiery car crash.
In a few months a one-of-a-kind facility in Area 1 at the Nevada National Security Site north of Las Vegas will add an international dimension as police officers from eastern Europe and elsewhere outside the U.S. learn how to find and deal with dirty bombs.
Clarendon “Clare” Hetrick, one of the last seven USS Arizona survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II, died in a Las Vegas hospital Monday, his family said. He was 92.
Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., and the Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System will co-host a care fair and town hall meeting for veterans Saturday at the VA Medical Center in North Las Vegas.
A new inspector general’s report says the VA Reno Veterans Benefits Administration Office inappropriately put claims-related documents in shred bins, affecting burial expenses that one veteran’s family was entitled to.
In a historic ceremony Friday at Nellis Air Force Base, Brig. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt took the reins of the 57th Wing, bridging the gender gap to become the wing’s first woman commander and highest-ranking female officer to command at Nellis.
A mobilization ceremony for the Nevada Army Guard’s Bravo Company, 422nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion was held in Las Vegas on Friday, April 15, 2016.
A flatbed tractor-trailer rig with about a dozen larger-than-life statues of soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen from all the nation’s wars made for an impromptu veterans parade as it hauled the centerpiece items to their final destination at the Las Vegas Veterans Memorial site outside the Sawyer Building.
The U.S. military has charged a Taiwan-born Navy officer with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan, U.S. defense officials said Monday.
The United States is inching closer to the day when full-scale nuclear weapons tests are banned forever, the U.S. ambassador to international missions in Vienna says.
In 1868, four years after Nevada became a state, the Army Medal of Honor from the Civil War era was still being awarded to cavalry soldiers for gallantry in action.
An airman shot his commander in an apparent murder-suicide Friday at a U.S. Air Force base in San Antonio, a senior U.S. official said.
Since the Henderson Vet Center’s office opened in 2010, it has received calls and walk-ins from countless veterans in the Henderson area in need of anything from mental health services to simply someone to talk to.
A memorial service will be held Monday for Thomas Cahill, a retired Nellis Air Force Base captain who received the Silver Star Medal, the nation’s third-highest valor award, for piloting a daring helicopter rescue of U.S. troops during Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan.
“I’m up here for those kids that I helped kill.” That’s what Cian Westmoreland, former Air Force drone program communications technician, said his motivation was for speaking Wednesday night at a UNLV symposium on drone warfare.
A symposium titled, “Inside Drone Warfare: Perspectives of Whistleblowers, Families of Drone Victims and Their Lawyers,” will be held at 6p.m. Wednesday at UNLV’s School of Law.
When the state of Nevada set out to demonstrate its civil uses for drones as one of the six FAA-approved test beds for merging the budding industry into the national airspace, it chose a secure swath of high desert where the nation’s nuclear bombs were tested during the Cold War.
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