Nevada Guard dominates Excellence in Diversity awards
WILL ROGERS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Okla. – (July 13) The Nevada National Guard claimed four of the five 2015 Excellence in Diversity prizes awarded here Wednesday at the 2016 National Guard Diversity Training and Workshop in Norman, Okla.
Nevada Guard’s 421st Regional Training institute continues successful comeback
LAS VEGAS – In 2014, National Guard Bureau placed the Nevada Army Guard’s 421st Regional Training Institute on probationary status for failing to meet national standards. The training institute lost its ability to issue graduation documents to students who attended courses in Nevada – nullifying its mission and purpose for existence.
However, in just two years, the 421st is making a comeback, evident in its successful transition under The Army School System (TASS) to One Army School System (OASS).
Clearly, a lot has change in two years.
757th Soldier leads campaign for more perfect union
CARSON CITY -- Arguably the most effective campaign in Nevada this spring was run by Sgt. 1st Class Brent Peden, a platoon sergeant and logistics specialist in the 757th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. Within recent months, the amateur labor organizer successfully stumped for a Federal Labor Relations Authority election that resulted in new representation for the Nevada Army Guard’s roughly 300 military technicians.
Deadline approaching for Cometa scholarship applications
CARSON CITY – Applications continue to be accepted for two Spc. Anthony Cometa Memorial Academic Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year, but the deadline is approaching. Two scholarships are available; one is for $650 and one is for $500. The application deadline is July 29.
Renowned speakers, historic flag attract record crowd to annual celebration
CARSON CITY – (June 14, 2016) A trio of renowned speakers and the rare exhibition of an historic American flag combined to draw a record crowd to the Nevada National Guard’s 18th annual Flag Day and Army Birthday celebration Tuesday in the capital city. Nearly 200 civilians and military personnel attended the ceremony on the Capitol Grounds that marked the nation’s Flag Day and recognized the U.S. Army’s 241st birthday.
Nevada Guard set to host 18th annual Flag Day and Army Birthday ceremony
The Nevada National Guard’s 18th annual Flag Day and Army Birthday ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. June 14 (Primary Election Tuesday) in Carson City at the Nevada Veteran’s Memorial at the State Capitol complex, 101 N. Carson St.