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Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act claims now being determined

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs began deciding claims for the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 Jan. 1, 2020. The act...

Veterans with Veteran Health ID Card can shop at Military Exchange...

The Defense Department has announced expanded commissary, Military Service Exchange and MWR access beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and established a standard for physical access...

WWII veterans awarded French Legion d’Honneur Medal

World War II Veterans William “Dean” Whitaker and William Grant received the French Legion d’Honneur award in a ceremony in Las Vegas on Oct....

Amputee exercise, support group meets at VASNHS

When Joseph Curran coaches his fellow Veterans in the gym, his intensity can rival that of some football coaches. “C’mon, you’ve got this!” Curran barks...

Veterans walk again with help of VA, Indego

Mark Christianson served more than 20 years as a U.S. Army Green Beret, retiring in 1991. After surgery to remove a tumor from his spinal...

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System earns ‘LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader’...

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System has announced their “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The designation was awarded...

Vet-to-vet mental health counseling available at vet centers

Veterans experiencing mental health challenges have many options for seeking care within the VA. They can connect with support through in-person appointments at local VA...

VASNHS prepares to launch new VA health care options under MISSION...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will launch its new and improved community care program June 6, 2019, implementing portions of the VA Maintaining...

Field of Honor: Henderson pays Memorial Day tribute

HENDERSON, Nev.--The Rotary Club of Green Valley in conjunction with the City of Henderson celebrated the second annual Field of Honor over the Memorial...

Vietnam vets find peace through peer support

When Oliver LaRay first arrived in Saigon in 1967, he was only 17 years old. A firefighter in the U.S. Navy, he joined the reserves...