Guardsmen attractive applicants for Dept. of Public Safety jobs
September 28, 2016
Guardsmen attractive applicants for Dept. of Public Safety jobs

LAS VEGAS – A burgeoning relationship between the Nevada National Guard and the Nevada Department of Public Safety promises to reduce unemployment and underemployment among the state’s Guardsmen while simultaneously bolstering the ranks of the department’s nine divisions.

For many Nev. families, honor guard represents face of the military
September 23, 2016
For many Nev. families, honor guard represents face of the military

Because the Nevada Army Guard is the largest Army entity in a state bereft of major active-duty Army bases, it performs the majority of military funeral honor details within Nevada for Army veterans. “For the majority of the population of Nevada, the honor guard is the face of the military,” says Susan Mead, the contractor who works as the coordinator of the Nevada Military Funeral Honors program

Gov., Nevada Guard co-host multi-state employment assistance summit
September 22, 2016
Gov., Nevada Guard co-host multi-state employment assistance summit

CARSON CITY – The Silver State continued to lead the way in the cooperative battle against National Guard unemployment and underemployment this week as Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada National Guard hosted the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Invitational Summit at the Governor’s Mansion Sept. 21-22.

Nevada Air Guard pilot won cross-country race in first Reno Air Races
September 15, 2016
Nevada Air Guard pilot won cross-country race in first Reno Air Races

It’s been more than a half century since Reno pilot Wayne Adams flew a P-51 Mustang into National Championship Air Races lore.

'High Rollers' complete first MAFFS activation
September 9, 2016
'High Rollers' complete first MAFFS activation

The 152nd Airlift Wing completed its first activation operating the U.S. Forest Service's Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System last week and the first of the unit's C-130s equipped with the system arrived at the base Thursday.

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