Nellis Air Force Base reportedly scrambled two jets in response to the balloon, and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken postponed a trip to China.
The expansion project, which will add thousands of burial plots and above-ground niches, is expected to start Feb. 6.
The $400 million package announced Wednesday also includes eight M88 recovery vehicles — tank-like tracked vehicles that can tow the Abrams if it gets stuck.
Micah Coomer, Joshua Abate and Dodge Dale Hellonen were arrested on misdemeanor charges after their fellow Marines helped investigators identify them in footage.
A man was taken into custody near the base around 4 p.m. and suspicious items were found in his vehicle.
A sergeant with the Nevada Army National Guard has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and domestic battery by strangulation.
A staff sergeant at Nellis Air Force Base was arraigned Tuesday on charges of distributing child pornography.
The U.S. Senate approved Thursday the proposed expansion of the U.S. Navy’s Fallon Range Training Complex.
Nevada’s congressional delegation finalized an agreement that will expand the complex, put land into conservation and give Native American tribes funding and land.
About 2,400 servicemen were killed in the bombing, which launched the U.S. into World War II.
Volunteers handed out free Thanksgiving meals at a complex that houses formerly homeless people.
Agents from the U.S. Air Force, FBI raid two homes owned by webmaster of Area 51 fan site.
Three Civil War veterans were honored on Veterans Day for the first time at their final resting place on land they once owned in North Las Vegas.
Military honors were given and tears were shed during the memorial service for Ed Hall, 99, the last-known survivor of Pearl Harbor in Nevada.
The parade started on Fourth Street and Gass Avenue and went from the south end of downtown to the northern point, with spectators lining the entire route.