Clifford Smith later learned he had followed an ingrained family tradition: More than 30 family members have served in the military dating back to the Revolutionary War.
The Nevada guardsmen were injured in a rollover crash during a training exercise that killed another solider Wednesday in Fort Polk, Louisiana, the guard said.
Maj. Perry Covington, director of public affairs at the base, says the pilot ejected before the crash Thursday and was not hurt.
Four Nevada Army National Guardsmen, members of a Las Vegas company, were injured Wednesday during a training accident in Louisiana that killed another person.
The Marines are from the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense.
The White House says President Donald Trump has granted a pardon to a former first lieutenant in the U.S. Army convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner.
The president said he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation’s military academies to play pro sports upon graduation.
The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associated Press.
A year removed from living on the streets of Las Vegas, Army veteran Ronald Cochran kept to his usual routine last week on the morning he was to take another big step in his comeback — his first day of work in seven years.
On Sunday, a group of veterans returned to Las Vegas after visiting national war memorials in Washington.
The VA Medical Center in North Las Vegas plans a town hall and festival this weekend for veterans and their families.
Decorated 97-year-old World War II fighter pilot Clarence “Bud” Anderson made an appearance Thursday at Nellis Air Force Base.
After a good week of fundraising, 96-year-old Onofrio “No-No” Zicari of Las Vegas is set to return to France’s Normandy coast, where he endured the worst hours of his life.
The remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing in the final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action, according to the U.S. government.