Nevada’s Naval Air Station Fallon is home to the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School, known as TOPGUN.
Las Vegas is home to a NASCAR Cup Series Champion and a Nationwide Series Champion – Kurt and Kyle Busch.
Nevada is ranked as one of the top five states that Americans relocate to.
World Famous Thunderbirds
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are based at Nellis Air Force Base in Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas sees 320 days of sunshine per year.
Las Vegas has hosted the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) since 1978. Last year’s attendance topped 150,000 over a four day period.
The Rat Pack
Fifty-five years ago, Frank Sinatra joined Dean Martin for the first time on stage at the Sands, creating what would become the Rat Pack shows.
Las Vegas is home to both a men’s tennis Grand Slam Champion and a women’s tennis Grand Slam Champion – Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf.
Nevada has the best overall record of voting for the winning presidential candidate. Nevadans have voted for the winner in every election but one since 1912.
Training the Best in the World
Red Flag-Nellis is conducted on the Nevada Test and Training Range and involves U.S. and allied forces from all branches of service. Within a typical 12-month period, more than 1,200 aircraft fly 20,000 plus sorties while training more than 26,750 personnel.