About 20 of the original airmen are still alive now, Porter told the students. Many of them are nearly 100 years in age. In 2006, under then-President George W. Bush, the Tuskegee Airmen were awarded the Medal of Honor.
American troops have started to draw down from Iraq following Baghdad’s declaration of victory over the Islamic State group last year, according to Western contractors at a U.S.-led coalition base in Iraq.
A bipartisan bill to continue ongoing programs to end veteran homelessness was introduced Thursday by Nevada Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen.
In the video, Tech. Sgt. Geraldine Lovely of the 99th Force Support Squadron said she took issue with the attitudes of lower-ranking African American airmen.
On Saturday, about 15 men perused a Tet Offensive 50th anniversary remembrance display at American Legion Post No. 8. The display, which included machine guns, olive-green uniforms, and albums of photos, was a reminder of the attack that spanned 35 cities and killed 6,328 U.S. military personnel.
No serious injuries were reported after an Royal Australian Air Force aircraft aborted its takeoff and caught fire Saturday morning at Nellis Air Force Base, officials said.
Republican Nevada governor candidate Adam Laxalt says he wants to tackle veterans issues “head-on” if elected.
More than 200 people turned out for the hearing at Aliante Hotel in North Las Vegas to weigh in on Air Force’s plans to expand its vast training range and close off more of Desert National Wildlife Refuge north of Las Vegas.
Five officers involved in two Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide, the Navy said Tuesday.
Sessions to gather input on the plan to expand the Nevada Test and Training Range by 301,507 acres are planned in Caliente, Alamo, North Las Vegas, Beatty and Tonopah starting Wednesday.