• Nevada National Guard stays in fight against COVID-19

    LAS VEGAS – More than eight months into the Nevada National Guard's battle against COVID-19, the stubborn microscopic enemy shows no sign of surrender as many of the state's counties report record numbers of cases. Even though nearly 400 Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen were on duty daily in

  • Nevada Guard brings COVID-19 testing to rural county

    GOLDFIELD, Nev. – The Nevada National Guard ran three COVID-19 testing sites Aug. 27-28 in Esmeralda County. The state's least populated county has no hospital or health clinic and is the only county in Nevada without a confirmed positive case of the coronavirus."It's important to test populations

  • National Guard helps fight California wildfires

    ARLINGTON, Va. – Hundreds of members of the National Guard from multiple states are supporting state and local efforts to fight the wildfires raging in California. Guard members on land and in the air are helping firefighters and first responders do their jobs, while Guard aircrews are helping map

  • California, Nevada Guard fly MAFFS training missions

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California and Nevada Air National Guards brought out their heavy assets June 15-19 to prepare for each state’s annual enemies – wildfires.C-130 Hercules aircraft from both states filled the skies above Tahoe National Forest in Forest Hill, California, during U.S. Department of

  • Nevada Guard commits record 800 members to COVID-19 fight

    CARSON CITY, Nev. – About 700 more Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will enter the fight against COVID-19 this week, bringing the total number to about 800 – the largest state activation in Nevada National Guard history.Gov. Steve Sisolak called 106 Soldiers and Airmen on state military