Knights’ tale: Father-son team tackles Best Warrior contest
March 31, 2015
Knights’ tale: Father-son team tackles Best Warrior contest

STEAD TRAINING SITE – Every competitor in the annual Nevada Army Guard Best Warrior Competition must totally rely on his or her sponsor for advice, guidance and support. So it came as no surprise when Spc. Michael Knight chose his lifelong guide and adviser – his father Staff Sgt. Robert Knight – to serve as his sponsor during the event contested here in March.

Last Lakota lands in Las Vegas, joins Nevada Army Guard fleet
March 30, 2015
Last Lakota lands in Las Vegas, joins Nevada Army Guard fleet

NORTH LAS VEGAS – The very last Lakota helicopter acquired by the Army landed here last week to become the newest aircraft in the Nevada Army Guard’s fleet. Nevada Guard officials marked the arrival of the new, UH-72A Lakota helicopter to the Army Guard’s Limited Army Aviation Support Facility with an unveiling ceremony here on March 27. It’s the ultimate Lakota of the 212 ordered by the Army and one of only 345 produced.

Tuition waiver extension highlights Veterans and Military Day at Capitol
March 27, 2015
Tuition waiver extension highlights Veterans and Military Day at Capitol

CARSON CITY -- Gov. Brian Sandoval’s signing of Assembly Bill 76 into law Thursday highlighted the annual Veterans and Military Day at the Legislature here at the Nevada Capitol.

The law extends the length of time a Veteran with an honorable discharge can receive a tuition waiver from a Nevada state higher-education school from two to five years.

TAG visits students during governor's 'Nevada Reading Month'
March 24, 2015
TAG visits students during governor's 'Nevada Reading Month'

As part of "Nevada Reading Month," Brig. Gen. Bill Burks told stories about Red-Eyed Tree Frogs and a "Library Lion" to elementary school children today.

'Don’t Say the 'F' Word': Air Guard discusses women’s issues, progress in military
March 20, 2015
'Don’t Say the 'F' Word': Air Guard discusses women’s issues, progress in military

As part of Women's History Month this March, the Air Guard invited a UNR women's historian to speak at the Nevada Air National Guard Base in Reno during drill weekend. The event titled, “Don’t Say the ‘F’ Word,” included a roundtable discussion on issues affecting women in the military and delved into the meaning of the word, feminism.

 

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