RENO — Funeral services for a Reno soldier killed in Afghanistan are tentatively scheduled for Saturday.
RENO — Friends say a Reno soldier was among eight killed during a weekend firefight against insurgents in Afghanistan.
A former Army Reserve sergeant whose family says his Iraq war experiences led to an outburst last year that left him and a Nye County sheriff’s deputy with gunshot wounds pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday to several charges, including attempted murder.
WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday asked the State Department and Pentagon to investigate the electrocution of a 25-year-old private security contractor while showering in his dormitory in Baghdad.
CARSON CITY — A 20-year-old soldier from Fernley has been killed in Iraq.
WASHINGTON — A Henderson man who worked for a State Department contractor has been electrocuted while showering in Baghdad even as U.S. authorities in Iraq try to remedy bathhouse wiring problems that have led to the deaths of U.S. troops there.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a collection of periodic essays from Afghanistan by Lt. Col. Scott Cunningham, commander of the 1st Squadron, 221st Cavalry, the largest overseas deployment of Nevada National Guard troops.
A suicide bomber attacked a marketplace in Afghanistan on Wednesday near where Nevada Army National Guard soldiers are serving, killing the country’s deputy intelligence chief and 22 others who were leaving a mosque near the city’s main bazaar, authorities said.
In a collection of essays by Lt. Col. Scott Cunningham, the Review-Journal will follow him and the 700 soldiers he commands in the 1st Squadron, 221st Cavalry as they experience the largest overseas deployment of Nevada National Guard troops. The unit departed Las Vegas on April 18 and trained at Camp Atterbury, Ind. They were flown to Afghanistan at the end of June to conduct combat operations with NATO forces as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Duty permitting, Cunningham will periodically report his impressions from the embattled country.