Guard, reserve employers recognized for superior support
RENO – The Nevada National Guard and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve organization recognized more than 40 private and public sector organizations during the annual ESGR Recognition Day and Award Ceremony at the Nevada Air Guard base in Reno on May 15. The event provided an opportunity for the National Guard to display its appreciation for the employers’ generous support of their reserve component military service.
New $25 million North Las Vegas Readiness Center opens
NORTH LAS VEGAS -- Although the temperature approached summer-like triple digits here Tuesday, some Soldiers in the Nevada Army Guard said it felt more like December after the rbbon cutting ceremony that marked the opening of the North Las Vegas Readiness Center.Located at 6600 Range Road in North Las Vegas, the readiness center provides administrative, training, storage, educational and support space for the six units as well as military and civilian vehicle parking. About 80 acres of training lands surround the North Las Vegas Readiness Center, which is adjacent to the Floyd Edsall Readiness Center.
NV Energy receives state’s first Extraordinary Employer Support award
LAS VEGAS -- Nevada’s primary electricity provider, NV Energy, became the state’s first organization to receive the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve’s Extraordinary Employer Support Award on May 8 during the company’s annual shareholder meeting here at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
New Carlin center extraordinary welcome home gift for 593rd
Home for less than a week following its 11-month deployment to Afghanistan, the eastern Nevada detachment of the 593rd Transportation Company began to call the new Elko County Readiness Center here “home” April 18 following the official ceremony marking the completion of the 5,376-square-foot center. The ceremony also marked the Nevada Guard’s assumption of the 460 acre campus here that was formerly the University of Nevada, Reno’s, Fire Science Academy.
New Nevada Army chief of staff looks to future of Battle Born Guard
Carson City –When Col. Cori Powers first heard she was selected as the Nevada Army National Guard’s new Army chief of staff, she knew she was up to the task, but also knew challenges lay ahead.
593rd Transportation Company delivers soldiers home safely
RENO—The Nevada Guard’s 593rd Transportation Company returned home after a 10 month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The first 20 soldiers to reunite with their families arrived in Elko last night at about 10:00 p.m. The balance arrived today, first stopping in Las Vegas at about noon, where about 50 ...