Breakfast with the Boss recognizes civilian employers
About 100 people filled the Nevada room at the Governor’s Mansion yesterday where Gov. Brian Sandoval hosted the second annual Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Executive Breakfast with the Boss. The event recognized employers for their support of employees who are also members of the National Guard and U.S. Reserve forces.
1/421st RTI rebounds, regains accreditation at new Las Vegas home
LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Army Guard’s 1/421st Regional Training Institute passed the most important test in its history and regained its accreditation authority Wednesday after a close examination by National Guard Bureau and Training and Doctrine Command officials here at the North Las Vegas Readiness Center.
The RTI is now re-certified to instruct Soldiers in the 25 (signal corps), 31 (military police), and 88 (motor transport operator) series of military occupational specialties.
Nevada Guard aviators clean up Truckee Meadows
RENO - More than 30 tons of mangled steel, shattered glass, and sun-cracked rubber were removed from remote areas surrounding Reno via helicopter on Saturday as the Nevada Army National Guard teamed up with Troop 3396 of the Boy Scouts of America, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office to remove abandoned vehicles from the Truckee River watershed.
Warfighter Exercise tests 17th Sustainment Brigade
The Warfighter Exercise in Washington in April tested the skills of more than 200 Soldiers in the 17th Sustainment Brigade. The exercise was a high-tempo, command-post training mission that allowed the brigade to practice its mission-essential tasks, including the organization’s primary task of providing services and supplies to thousands of troops.
Tribute Wall recognizes Nevada Guard combat veterans
A tribute wall with the names of about 2,700 Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen deployed into combat zones since the Gulf War was unveiled Friday at the Office of the Adjutant General in Carson City in conjunction with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proclamation designating April 17, 2015, as “Nevada National Guard Combat Veterans Remembrance Day.”
Nevada Guard ‘Wolf Pack’ unit gives UNR faculty howling welcome
University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson toured the Army Aviation Support Facility at the Washoe County Armory in Stead to get a first-hand look at the Wolf Pack emblem on the unit’s aircraft Nevada National Guard’s 1/168th Aviation (MEDEVAC) unit's Black Hawk helicopters.