Pfc. Ali Al-kazahg, 22, is in custody in Hawaii on allegations that he tried to enter the base with two semi-automatic rifles, a pistol, a silencer, a bump stock and more.
Nebraska's Honor and Remember chapter will hold a parade and dinner Saturday in Bellevue to pay respects to the families of service members and law enforcement personnel who died serving their country.
Newly obtained documents from a military investigation into sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump's pick to be No. 2 officer at the Pentagon provide new insight into how a Senate committee decided to recommended the nominee for confirmation, as lawmakers prepare for a final vote early next month.
Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Wallick disappeared while hiking in Colorado, and four days later, his body was recovered from a treacherous cliff. Friends and family remember him as a fun-loving man devoted to God, his family and his country.
John Hilgert, director of the State Department of Veterans Affairs, said the biggest problem is the competition for such workers from local restaurants, fast-food businesses and other employers. People can get jobs with most private businesses without having to go through the background checks and other hoops required to work for the state.
The Nebraska society of the SAR is placing a memorial marker on Chase's grave in Prospect Hill Cemetery on Saturday.
Restoring the levees to their pre-flood condition is expected to take up to three months, weather permitting.
Family members will gather Saturday morning in Lincoln to bury Leo and Rudolph Blitz, who were killed after Japanese torpedoes struck their ship, the USS Oklahoma, in the early moments of the raid on Pearl Harbor.
The Omaha facility is funded by the Fisher House Foundation with local donations and will be given to the VA when complete to operate as a federal building. It is expected to open in late 2020.
The Senate Armed Services Committee voted 20-7 to advance Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the face of sexual misconduct allegations Hyten has denied.
Gen. John Hyten’s former aide, Army Col. Kathryn Spletstoser has come out publicly about her claims that Hyten made a series of unwanted sexual advances before assaulting her in a hotel room at a 2017 conference.
Lt. Col. Dan Wallick texted a photo of himself atop Kit Carson Peak and wasn't heard from again. He worked for U.S. Strategic Command from 2015-19 and lived in Papillion.
A review by McClatchy of Veterans Health Administration data on prostate cancer among Air Force veterans indicated that the number of Air Force veterans diagnosed with prostate cancer nearly tripled from 2000 to 2018 while that diagnosis for the veteran community at large doubled in the same period.
Col. Kathryn Spletstoser has accused Hyten, who is currently responsible for the nation's nuclear arsenal as the head of U.S. Strategic Command, of making unwanted sexual contact with her on several occasions in 2017 while the two were traveling for work.
Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff appears to be moving forward despite allegations of sexual misconduct.
Hyten, who was nominated to serve as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in April, is in charge of the nation's nuclear arsenal as head of U.S. Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha.
Most House Republicans opposed the measure — despite President Donald Trump urging them to vote yes. Among the Republicans who voted for it were Nebraska Reps. Don Bacon and Jeff Fortenberry.
Among the charges Pfc. Ali Al-Kazahg faces: carrying a concealed weapon, possession of modified firearms, unlawful firearms modifications and communicating threats.
A senior military officer has told the Associated Press that Gen. John Hyten subjected her to a series of unwanted sexual advances in 2017, and she says he tried to derail her military career after she rebuffed him. Hyten defenders say an Air Force investigation found insufficient evidence of misconduct to support action against him.
The Wings of Freedom tour, which flew into Eppley Airfield on Friday and concluded its stay Sunday, included B-17 and B-24 bombers that the public could explore.
"Space: Humanity's Longest Journey" will open this weekend at the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
After their regular monthly outreach efforts across the state, sorghum association staff members working as volunteers will meet with veterans in the area to record their experiences.
Seventy-one veterans have participated in the Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy’s veteran program since it was established in 2010.
An Air Force investigation found insufficient evidence for any action against Hyten, but some Democrats say they want to hear directly from the accuser.
Republicans said several amendments were out of line and unduly restricted the commander in chief. “It took a hard left turn with those 400 amendments,” Bacon told The World-Herald.
Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, declined to comment on the specific allegations against Gen. John Hyten but noted that an Air Force investigation found insufficient evidence to support a finding of misconduct. She described that investigation as thorough.