Nevada Guard Cavalry troopers earn their spurs
February 24, 2015
Nevada Guard Cavalry troopers earn their spurs

LAS VEGAS -- Even though the horses are long gone, there are two things the cavalry has never relinquished: its fighting spirit and the spurs that distinguish cavalry troopers from other Soldiers.

Modern-day cavalry Soldiers, including those in the Nevada Guard, must pass a series of trials known as the Spur Ride that test their strength and devotion to the cavalry before they are considered full-fledged troopers.

Nevada Attorney General proposes legal assistance program for veterans
February 18, 2015
Nevada Attorney General proposes legal assistance program for veterans

CARSON CITY — Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced last week the formation of an advisory committee for the potential creation of a military legal assistance program in the state.

17th Sustainment Brigade unveils unit’s latest coin
February 10, 2015
17th Sustainment Brigade unveils unit’s latest coin

LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s 17th Sustainment Brigade, Headquarters and Headquarters Company revealed the newest official Nevada National Guard coin on Jan. 9, 2015, at the Las Vegas Readiness Center.

The coin for HHC Commander Capt. Jonathan Auch and 1st Sgt. Richard Deutch features a unique spade shape that also can serve as a bottle opener.

Joint Chiefs Urge Former Service Members to Serve Their Communities
February 6, 2015
Joint Chiefs Urge Former Service Members to Serve Their Communities

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff signed a letter Monday urging transitioning service members to continue serving the nation as civilians in their communities and new jobs.

Nevada Soldier escorts ‘Unbroken’ hero’s steed at 126th Rose Parade
February 3, 2015
Nevada Soldier escorts ‘Unbroken’ hero’s steed at 126th Rose Parade

PASADENA, Calif. – After the first six floats passed here at the 126th Rose Parade on New Year’s Day, the cheering crowd quieted as a pair of white horses adorned in cardinal and gold appeared. One was ridden by the University of Southern California’s Trojan Warrior mascot; the other carried no rider but was led by dismounted Nevada Army Guard Sgt. 1st Class David Schalles, a senior movement sergeant for the 17th Sustainment Brigade headquartered in Las Vegas.

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