Soldiers from throughout the 17th Sustainment Brigade — the Nevada Army Guard’s largest — assembled Sunday morning at the North Las Vegas Readiness Center to mark the brigade’s change of command from from Col. Vernon L. Scarbrough to Col. Eric G. Wishart.
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At the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into the “war to end all wars,” the improbable tale of the Army’s 91st “Wild West” Division — a ragtag legion of shopkeepers, cowboys, farmers, miners, Native Americans and immigrant railroad workers who helped change the course of history — demands one more telling.
Henderson City Council on Tuesday declared March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day in recognition of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who served the nation from 1962 to 1973 during the Vietnam War.
A bill that would make it easier to fire Veterans Affairs employees for poor or inappropriate performance moved a step closer to becoming law this week.
Before his burial next week in a Las Vegas cemetery that bears the family name, lifelong Southern Nevada resident and former Las Vegas City Council member W. Wayne Bunker will be remembered as a humble Marine officer who seldom spoke about his heroism during the Battle for Iwo Jima.
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California uploaded to YouTube Monday more than 60 films taken during U.S. nuclear weapons tests between 1945 and 1962.
Hundreds of veterans attend the 14th annual stand-down Wednesday sponsored by U.S.VETS-Las Vegas and a host of co-sponsors.
The Nevada Senate gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a bill to help LGBT veterans, military personnel and their families.
Young active military members or those discharged under honorable conditions could qualify for a concealed carry weapon permit under a bill heard Wednesday by the Assembly Judiciary committee.
Gov. Brian Sandoval and state lawmakers took time Wednesday to honor the service of Nevada’s military and veterans in a ceremony on the Capitol grounds.
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