Attorney general’s Office of Military Legal Assistance gives servicemembers free legal help
CARSON CITY – Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s vision of providing free legal services to current and retired troops came to fruition here today with the launch of the Office of Military Legal Assistance. The office is the first attorney-general facilitated, private-public partnership in the nation focused on assisting servicemembers regardless of branch or duty status.
Nevada Guard honored at American Red Cross ‘Everyday Heroes Awards’ ceremony
RENO – The worst snowy weather the city had seen in a long time couldn’t keep a large group of northern Nevadans from honoring local heroes for being at their best at the American Red Cross’ 12th annual Everyday Heroes Awards at the Atlantis Casino Resort this morning.
1-221st Cavalry veterans spur on newcomers during annual ride
NORTH LAS VEGAS – Driving out to the southern Nevada desert, two distinct groups emerged among the 1-221st Cavalry Soldiers for the annual Spur Ride. One group was comprised of the Soldiers hoping to earn silver spurs and become full-fledged Cavalry troops. The other group included the squadron’s Spur Ride veterans clad in black shirts, Stetson hats and boots adorned with silver spurs. The confident, swaggering veterans were ready to put the spur candidates through numerous tests to see if the newcomers had what it takes to earn silver spurs.
Deployment reunion: Father, son connect overseas
SOUTHWEST ASIA (Nov. 4, 2015) – A case of perfect timing recently allowed a Nevada Air Guard loadmaster to reunite with his son thousands of miles away from home. In September, Chief Master Sgt. Tom Glover of the 152nd Operations Group was deployed to Southwest Asia finishing the last deployment of his career while his son, Army Pvt. Colter “Colt” Glover of the 10th Mountain Division was beginning the first deployment of his career. The stars aligned perfectly and the tandem was able to reunite abroad.
Guest column: ‘Tis the season for thieves, tax scams
As the nation enters the holiday season, the population ventures into prime time for Internal Revenue Service scammers who attempt to defraud people of their hard-earned money. Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen are not exempt from becoming targets for these thieves.
'Worst post in the West' tells story of Nevada Guard roots
The Nevada National guard traces its lineage to a volunteers stationed at Fort Ruby -- the "worst post in the West." Earlier this month, a cleanup effort ended with the opening of an interpretive trail there.