Booming popularity of EOD jobs leads to selectivity, specialized training
April 16, 2014
Booming popularity of EOD jobs leads to selectivity, specialized training

CARSON CITY -- Despite the fact the field of explosive ordnance disposal is a physically demanding and sometimes dangerous job, the military occupation of explosive ordnance disposal specialist (89D) remains one of the most sought-after occupations in the Nevada Guard.

Nevada, Tonga partner in the spirit of ‘Fe tokoni aki’
April 15, 2014
Nevada, Tonga partner in the spirit of ‘Fe tokoni aki’

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga -- The Nevada National Guard and the Kingdom of Tonga marked the formation of the newest official relationship in the National Guard’s State Partnership Program on April 11 with a formal signing ceremony in the Tongan capital.

National Guard uniform gives applicants vital edge at military academies
April 9, 2014
National Guard uniform gives applicants vital edge at military academies

RENO — A National Guard uniform or affiliation can give a Soldier or Airman or their dependent an edge when applying to one of the nation’s military academies, said military admissions officers April 5 during Academy Information Day at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Nevada Gov. hosts, recognizes employers at inaugural ESGR executive event
April 4, 2014
Nevada Gov. hosts, recognizes employers at inaugural ESGR executive event

CARSON CITY -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval hosted the state’s first Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Executive Breakfast at the historic Governor’s Mansion here in the state's capital city on April 2. Sandoval hosted the event to recognize the support and commitment of the state’s employers and executives, including his own legislative executive branch, for the Silver State’s National Guard and reserve-military employees.

Gov. helps open new Air Guard indoor shooting range
April 2, 2014
Gov. helps open new Air Guard indoor shooting range

RENO – Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval was one of several dignitaries who participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the Nevada Air Guard’s $5 million indoor shooting range here on Tuesday. The state-of-the-art Modular Containerized Small Arms Training Set range gives Airmen easy access to a shooting facility right on the Nevada Air Guard’s primary base. The MCSATS is the first of its kind built on a National Guard air base.

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