Two World War II veterans from the Las Vegas Valley on Saturday received the National Order of The Legion of Honor in the rank of chevalier, or knight — the highest award France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals —for gallantry in France against the enemy.
Employers and agencies took part in the Veteran and Family Career Fair and Workshop held at UNLV’s student union Saturday afternoon. U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., partnered with the UNLV Military and Veterans Services Center to host the semiannual event.
In exclusive interview, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announces a new program to be operated through the university’s Center for Entrepreneurship that will solicit innovative ideas to improve work processes and save money.
With debris scattered for miles across the flat countryside of the Mississippi Delta, federal and local officials combed soybean fields for clues in a military plane crash that killed 15 Marines and a Navy sailor.
A U.S. military plane crashed into a field in rural Mississippi on Monday, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said.
The event, featuring more than a dozen employers, will be held at the VA Medical Center, 6900 N. Pecos Road, from noon to 3 p.m.
“The stakes are high and there is no trophy for second place,” Col. Julian “Ghost” Cheater, new leader of the 432nd Expeditionary Wing, says at change-of-command ceremony.
A policy that takes effect Wednesday allows veterans who received an other-than-honorable discharge to receive emergency mental health care from Veterans Affairs facilities.
A $696.5 billion defense authorization bill passed by a House committee this week includes provisions of interest to Nevada, including a rejection of the Trump administration’s call for another round of base closures.
On a rare tour of the Nevada Test and Training Range, an Air Force official explains why the 2.9 million-plus acre facility is seeking to annex 278,000 acres of the neighboring Desert National Wildlife Refuge.