- Fallon journalist recognized for war zone coverage of Nevada Soldiers
- March 11, 2014
RENO – Retired Nevada Army Guard Lt. Col. Steve Ranson, the editor of the Lahontan Valley Times newspaper in Fallon, was recognized for his media coverage of the Nevada Guard in a ceremony featuring Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan at Washoe County Armory on March 2.
- Tuskegee Airmen inspire youth and veterans in Northern Nevada
- March 4, 2014
RENO — It didn’t take long for the audience to warm up to military members of our greatest generation as young people and the young at heart welcomed two of the original Tuskegee Airmen here in Reno on Feb. 28. Retired Army Air Corps Lt. Cols. Robert Ashby and Theodore Lumpkin Jr. regaled students at Fred W. Traner Middle School and patients at the Veteran’s Hospital with stories of personal achievement and bravery during an era of segregation and exclusionism. Their message; believe in yourself and persevere.
- Nevada’s fallen memorialized at Nevada Guard headquarters
- February 25, 2014
CARSON CITY — Attendees at the Survivor Outreach Services’ dedication of the Nevada Fallen Banner here Feb. 22 at the Office of the Adjutant General had admittedly mixed emotions when a 15-foot high banner with the names and faces of the 56 Nevadans who have died in combat since Sept. 11, 2001, was unveiled. The banner commemorates every Nevadan who has died in combat since 2001 regardless of military branch and includes Nevada Army Guardsmen Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Flynn, Sgt. Patrick Stewart and Spc. Anthony Cometa.
- Guard aviation Soldiers safely return to Nevada
- February 18, 2014
RENO -- Two groups of Nevada Army Guardsmen returned Sunday morning to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport after being deployed to Afghanistan for 10 months. The company arrived in Texas on Feb. 9 after serving most of its mission performing medical evacuations in a military district that borders Iran.
Thirteen Guardsmen arrived Sunday morning, and 27 more touched down in Reno Sunday night.
- Foundation awards retired Cav sergeant new house
- February 13, 2014
LAS VEGAS -- Recently retired Nevada Army Guard Sgt. Sidney Bailey literally received the biggest gift of his life from the Military Warriors Support Foundation here Jan. 29 at the Bellagio Hotel.
The foundation awarded Bailey a 1,443 square foot Las Vegas house.
Bailey received his house through the Homes4WoundedHeroes organization, a home donation program supported by the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
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