Reception held for women’s veterans project
Military briefs around Northern Nevada
There are a number of events this week supporting active duty and retired members of the military.
USS Nevada sailor places wreath on ship’s memorial
One of the greatest warships that sailed for the U.S. Navy has been eternally etched into the Silver State’s history.
Noted newspaper celebrates 160th birthday
Stars and Stripes has served the military since the Civil War By Steve Ranson Nevada News Group RENO–Different issues of Stars and Stripes, an independent military newspaper distributed to the troops overseas, covered several tables in two rows. News from various wars and stateside tragedies blared out with big
History & Culture
Bishop teen waited before enlisting
LeGoy served in South Pacific during final months of WWII By Steve Ranson | Nevada News Group PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — As soon as he could join the military, longtime Reno resident Robert “Bob” LeGoy enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a radar technician, several years after the Japanese bombed Pearl
Military service conducted for WWII pilot
Chaplain said many people worked to find Army lieutenant who crashed in 1944 By Steve Ranson “Part of the Soldiers Creed represents Army values … always place mission first. I will never accept defeat. I will never quit. I will never leave a fallen comrade behind.” FERNLEY — Maj. Donny Crendell, chaplain