Veterans

AF Reservists turned nursing students graduate with assistance from NDVS

Posted October 30, 2015 by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services

LAS VEGAS — It’s long been known that many individuals who serve in the military are taught specialized skills in various disciplines. But at the same time, when these veterans return to civilian life and apply for jobs or enroll for college within their skill sets, they are often not given credit for the talent…

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Christian Clausen
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Biking brings hope to wounded, recovering veterans

Posted February 10, 2016 by SrA. Christian Clausen

Air Force members from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., volunteered as part of the Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) program and brought more than 20 wounded and recovering veterans together for the Vegas Challenge Feb. 1-3 in Blue Diamond, Nev.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Veterans

Nellis hosts POW/MIA ceremony

Posted September 23, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony was held on Sept. 16 at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB.

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NAFB celebrates Retiree Appreciation Day

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Veterans stand and salute during the opening ceremony of Retiree Appreciation Day at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 19. The celebration honored the men and women who retired from the U.S. military. Nellis AFB, local and national organizations had tables set up to distribute information….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo
Veterans

Henderson, NAFB commander honor local veterans

Posted November 18, 2016 by Lawrence Crespo

The City of Henderson, Nevada, held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the amphitheater adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Wall at City Hall on Nov. 5.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis
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Pearl Harbor survivor tells story: visits Aviation Nation

Posted November 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

“Most of us knew or felt something. It was in the winds, something was happening … I was transferred to the USS Solace …”

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Retirees seeking foreign government employment need pre-approval

Posted November 18, 2016 by Tammy Cournoyer

Military retirees seeking any civil employment with a foreign government agency — or any instrumentality of a foreign government agency — must apply for permission in advance or risk losing their military retirement pay. For retired Airmen, the Secretary of the Air Force and Secretary of State serve as approval authorities for requests, though the…

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