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Aviation Nation returns

Jul 06, 2016 1:42pm

Good news for Air Force veterans and aviation fans in general. After abandoning what had become a favorite annual event in Nevada, Nellis Air Force Base will again host Aviation Nation.

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Oxygen therapy may offer alternative treatment

Mar 02, 2016 3:00pm

The Veterans Administration treats patients using traditional, standard and long-established medical practices. As science progresses, the VA does move forward, albeit slower than some would like...

Veterans strive to help each other

Feb 03, 2016 4:17pm

As we move through life there are often many individuals who provide help to each of us.

George Littlefield was an Army veteran during the Vietnam era, stationed in the U.S. He was assigned...

Start of new year brings issues to forefront

Jan 06, 2016 5:50pm

There are many things to discuss before we get too far into 2016. Some facts to consider: Daylight is already staying around a bit longer. (Well, just for a second or two to start.) And the world...

Employment after military career can be tricky

Dec 02, 2015 4:21pm

Leaving the military to return to civilian life can be a welcoming experience. Still, there will be rules and regulations to follow in society, and sleeping late will be a luxury unless one is...

Ordnance veterans are dynamite

Nov 04, 2015 4:25pm

According to published reports, the world's first professional civilian bomb squad was established by Sir Vivian Dering Majendie of the Royal Artillery in 1874. The following year he framed modern...

Veterans awarded for post-military work

Sep 30, 2015 4:52pm

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services headquartered in Reno (with offices throughout the state) oversees several programs for veterans that are exclusive to Nevada. Examples include select...

Multiple programs assist home buyers

Sep 02, 2015 4:34pm

The portion of the GI Bill that allows veterans to obtain home-loan guarantees through the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to be one of the best opportunities for them to buy homes. I can...

Soldiers partner with doctors to battle blindness

Jul 01, 2015 1:33pm

Last month, I reported on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs teaming up with the Blinded Veterans Association, other government agencies and medical experts in Denver to discuss traumatic...

Convention looks at effect of brain injuries on vision

Jun 03, 2015 2:10pm

It was a world of initials in May when the Department of Veterans Affairs teamed up with the Blinded Veterans Association and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and the National...

Broadcasters address ways to hire veterans

May 06, 2015 1:46pm

The National Association of Broadcasters recently held its annual convention in Las Vegas. As part of the event, the trade group sponsored a seminar to advise employers about the value of hiring...