As part of the Racing Pigeon Cross Country Relay, local racing pigeons deliver a message first carried by a famous Black Check cock carrier pigeon named Cher Ami, who single-wingedly saved a beleaguered American battalion.
Veterans and community members honored the service and sacrifice of Army Sgt. Adam Poppenhouse, who was injured during a 2006 mission in Iraq to find a downed fighter pilot, during an event Saturday in Henderson.
The nonprofit Guns To Hammers organization completed more than $20,000 worth of renovations on the home of veteran Ed Wiesing and his wife, Dana Wagner.
One by one, members of the Rancho High School color guard placed a red rose onto a white and blue wreath on Friday at Nellis Air Force Base — each representing a Nevadan listed as missing in action in U.S. military conflicts.
Adam Poppenhouse, a 33-year-old Las Vegas veteran who served in the Army after he graduated from high school in 2004, will be honored from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday at Henderson Events Plaza amphitheater at an event sponsored by the city of Henderson and One Hero At A Time, a local volunteer group.
Diana Brown Sanfilippo, 70, of Stateline at Lake Tahoe says she has new hope that she’ll one day be reunited with her father, Nevada Air National Guard 1st Lt. Frank Salazar, after witnessing the return of MIA remains from North Korea.
It was Armed Forces Military Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Day at Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas on Saturday.
Vice President Mike Pence made his second visit in Las Vegas on Friday to tour Nellis Air Force Base, speak to the airmen and stump for U.S. Sen. Dean Heller and gubernatorial nominee Adam Laxalt.
NATO says an American has been killed in eastern Afghanistan while serving in the multinational mission the military alliance is leading.
A soldier based in Hawaii pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to help the Islamic State group— admitting he provided secret military information, a drone meant to track U.S. troops and other support to undercover agents he believed were members of the terrorist organization.