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VA to host open house as part of nationwide Veterans Month kickoff

Posted November 1, 2017 by

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host an Open House to provide information on Veterans benefits and health care. The open house runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 1 at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center Northeast Entrance, 6900 North Pecos Roa in North Las Vegas. The event is part of…

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POW recalls mission that led to capture 50 years ago

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Beaux Hebert Retired Lt. Col. Richard Smith, former 50th Flying Training Squadron commander, holds a prisoner of war bracelet Oct. 17, 2017, in his home in West Point, Miss. The bracelet was one of hundreds he had returned to him after he was repatriated. The date Smith was…

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Veterans’ Resources

Posted October 27, 2017 by

U.S. Senate Catherine Cortez Masto https://www.cortezmasto.senate.gov/ 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016 Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-5020 204 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-3542 Dean Heller https://www.heller.senate.gov/public/ 8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89148 702-388-6605 324 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-6244 U.S. House of Representatives Dina…

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VA hosting info fair, quarterly town hall Oct. 25

Posted October 20, 2017 by

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System and VA Reno Regional Benefits Office will co-host a VA Information Fair and quarterly Veterans town hall meeting Oct. 25. The Information Fair runs 5-7 p.m., and the Town Hall runs 6-7 p.m. The event will be at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center, North Las Vegas….

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Veterans’ Resources

Posted September 29, 2017 by

U.S. Senate Catherine Cortez Masto https://www.cortezmasto.senate.gov/ 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016 Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-5020 204 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-3542 Dean Heller https://www.heller.senate.gov/public/ 8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89148 702-388-6605 324 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-6244 U.S. House of Representatives Dina…

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Veterans’ Resources

Posted September 1, 2017 by

U.S. Senate Catherine Cortez Masto https://www.cortezmasto.senate.gov/ 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016 Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-5020 204 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-3542 Dean Heller https://www.heller.senate.gov/public/ 8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89148 702-388-6605 324 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-6244 U.S. House of Representatives Dina…

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Hesed Shel Emes: The truest form of kindness

Posted March 17, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman

Seventy-years ago, a young man was killed in World War II just days before the surrender of Japan. Since then, he has been interred with the wrong emblem on his headstone -- that is, until recently.

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Retirees seeking foreign government employment need pre-approval

Posted November 18, 2016 by Tammy Cournoyer

Military retirees seeking any civil employment with a foreign government agency — or any instrumentality of a foreign government agency — must apply for permission in advance or risk losing their military retirement pay. For retired Airmen, the Secretary of the Air Force and Secretary of State serve as approval authorities for requests, though the…

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Pearl Harbor survivor tells story: visits Aviation Nation

Posted November 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

“Most of us knew or felt something. It was in the winds, something was happening … I was transferred to the USS Solace …”

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Henderson, NAFB commander honor local veterans

Posted November 18, 2016 by Lawrence Crespo

The City of Henderson, Nevada, held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the amphitheater adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Wall at City Hall on Nov. 5.

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