Neil Armstrong’s astronaut training in Nevada went much more smoothly than his disastrous stops here in 1962, which ended with a stuck fighter jet and a hard landing.
The victim of a fatal rollover crash northwest of Las Vegas Wednesday has been identified as a 23-year-old Nellis Air Force airman, officials said.
It was unclear Thursday night what lead to an airman being shot in the leg at Nellis Air Force Base, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
Four Nellis Air Force airmen were seriously injured and one died after a rollover crash early Wednesday on U.S. Highway 95 near Lee Canyon Road.
The Air Force said the fishermen were hurt when their boat’s crane collapsed 1,300 miles southwest of San Diego.
The Republican-led Senate is expected to attempt to get Esper confirmed as early as Thursday.
“Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” the jokey Facebook event created by pranksters, has more than 1.2 million people pledging to “see them aliens.”
The lack of stable leadership atop the Pentagon has raised questions in Congress at a time of heightened tensions with Iran.
Military veterans die of suicide at a far higher rate than their civilian counterparts, but Las Vegas is one of eight cities at the forefront of an effort to change that.
James G. “Ryan” Sartor, 40, joined the Army in 2001 as an infantryman and had deployed numerous times to Iraq and Afghanistan.
U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding talks with the Taliban in recent weeks to try and negotiate an end to the war in Afghanistan.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Kenneth DeLongchamp received the Airman’s Medal on Friday, one of just a few to receive the award for nonservice-related action.
Maj. Gen. Charles Corcoran, who has served in senior posts in Washington and overseas, replaces Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, who was relieved of duty last month.
The accusations against Gen. John Hyten come at a time when the Pentagon has had an unusual amount of turmoil in its senior ranks.
Creech Air Force Base is warning the public not to trespass onto its firing range complex on Lee Canyon Road.