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Veteran turning historic airfield into Army Air Force museum

During World War II, Wendover’s airfield served as a base for B-17 and B-24 bomber crews and was the training site of the B-29 unit that dropped the atomic bombs.

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Pilot killed in fighter jet crash identified

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the pilot involved in the fatal fighter jet crash that occurred Monday in northeast Las Vegas.

 
Pilot killed in northeast Las Vegas fighter jet crash

The pilot of a fighter jet owned and operated by a military contractor died when the aircraft crashed in a northeast Las Vegas neighborhood Monday.

 
Thunderbirds name new commander

Lt. Col. Justin Elliott, a squadron commander at Nellis Air Force Base, will lead the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

National Guard, local agencies holding training excercises

The Nevada National Guard, the Clark County Fire Department, the Las Vegas Fire Rescue bomb unit and the FBI will participate in an emergency response exercise this week in Las Vegas.