Code talker honored at veterans luncheon

There are fewer and fewer World War II veterans as the years roll along. The same plight is true of the Navajo Code Talkers...

Veteran suicide rate complicated – solution shouldn’t be

Last month, another U.S. military veteran took his own life on a Veteran’s Administration campus. This is the sixth veteran suicide in the public...

69th FS thwarts attack, saves base during WWII

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, America found itself plunged into another world war. This time, the war would quite literally be a world...

MSgt. gets special bond of service

As the 1990s dawned, a young woman was faced with a profound challenge. She was just out of high school and had to decide...

Army assignment fulfills dream job requirements

Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from Northern Arizona University, Kathleen Bercume’s plan was to join the FBI or CIA. However, during college,...

Retired sergeant proud to pass on legacy

In February 1974, Happy Days, Cannon, and Police Story were popular television shows; Richard Nixon was in the final months of his presidency and...

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to award $30 million to...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs awarded more than $30 million under the new Grant and Per Diem program Oct. 1, to 128 organizations...

Zero percent: Wounded warrior Airman refuses to quit

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — “I thought I was going to die,” he said, holding back tears. “I almost threw in the towel,...

The League of Wives: An unexpectedly inspiring Vietnam War story

Unlike the sorrowful portrayals that dominate Vietnam War history books, movies and documentaries, Heath Lee’s new book, The League of Wives: The Untold Story...

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System to host Laughlin-area veterans town hall

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System leadership is hosting a Veterans Town Hall meeting to update the Laughlin-area community on VA services and care. ...

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