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.
TAG recognized for advancement of Asian American, Pacific Islander communities
ORLANDO, Fla. – Nevada Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Bill Burks was one of 10 service members recognized with a 2016 Federal Asian Pacific American Council Military Meritorious Service Award here May 11 during the 31st annual FAPAC National Leadership Training Program. Burks received the award from the organization in recognition of his contributions to the advancement of U.S. military missions and the promotion of equal opportunity in the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Nevada Guard preps for fourth annual Diversity Day
One of the Nevada National Guard’s most popular annual events promoting inclusion and diversity is scheduled for 11 a.m. June 10 at the 5,000-square-foot firehouse at the Nevada Air National Guard Base here.
100th Quartermaster finds desert oasis in Camp Navajo, Ariz.
Water can be hard to come by in the Nevada desert. Finding a suitable body of water that meets all the training requirements of the Nevada Army Guard’s 100th Quartermaster water purification unit can be even more challenging.
Retired Gen. Ham discusses future of Army with Nevada Guard leadership
Retired Gen. Carter F. Ham, former commander of U.S. Africa Command and chairman of the eight-person National Commission on the Future of the Army report submitted earlier this year, emphasized the importance of the "one Army" concept during a discussion with Nevada National Guard soldiers Monday at the Office of the Adjutant General here.