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Message from the DirectorBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
Happy Independence Day! As we head into the heart of summer, we need your help to honor and recognize surviving family members of Nevadan's fallen. These are the 894 men who died in combat. Click here to read more.
 
 
Honoring Nevada’s HeroesBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
The State's adjutant general and a Sparks man who has volunteered thousands of hours to the Veterans Administration were recognized Friday for their service to their fellow Nevadans.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
A solemn responsibility of the Nevada Veterans Coalition is its “Missing in Nevada” mission. The Coalition finds and identifies the unclaimed remains of veterans. Some have been sitting on mortuary shelves for decades. The Coalition ensures the promise of a military burial is kept to those who
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
Nevada Appeal reporter Steve Ranson has written an excellent article on Nevada's Book of Fallen Heroes. Also, mark your calendar for Friday, November 9, 2018 for the dedication of the Battle Born Memorial to Nevada's Fallen. Reception at 9:00 a.m. inside the State Archives/Library Building, 100
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian just announced some big news. The link below details the winning concept for the National Native American Veterans Memorial!
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
For a limited time, and for the first time ever, the nationally acclaimed book Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation Honors War Veterans for 60 Years of Growth and The Remembered War, a 2014 GI Film Festival-selected documentary, are being bundled together in a collector’s edition commemorative book and DVD set.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
The State of Kuwait is providing a special "thank you" to the men and women who served in Operation Desert Storm. Gulf War veterans may receive a free commemorative, first-edition book, The Liberation of Kuwait.
 
 
Health and WellnessBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
Some eye-opening information from the Centers for Disease Control about Nevada's suicide rate.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
Teams are already forming across Nevada for the upcoming Walk in Memory - Walk for Hope event on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Check your city and sign up to walk!
 
 
Programs and Services for YouBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
In 2017, the Secretary of the Air Force and the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force established an official method of engagement across industry, academia and non-traditional sources.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
In April of this year, the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) announced it would no longer be able to provide assistance through its National Service Program. Citing a lack of funding, the Virginia-based nonprofit said it would shutter all National Service Program offices June 30, 2018.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
There are several local and national organizations that train dogs and make them available as service dogs and/or seeing eye dogs. Each group has its own trademarked or otherwise legally protected name. But a recent addition to groups assisting veterans with canines has a name that may not be
 
 
News You Can UseBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
The Department of Veterans Affairs is reporting a reduction in homelessness among veterans in the Las Vegas area. Unfortunately, despite the progress, the problem remains. Click here to read more on what Las Vegas is doing to address homelessness.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
This should give you a smile and lift, if you need one! KTVN Reno reports on the efforts of a 12-year-old girl and her support to our veterans!
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
KRNV Reno pays tribute to Honor Flight and the veterans of WWII, Korean and Vietnam Wars.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
We all know how much of a chore mowing the lawn can be, but it can be especially tough in the hot desert heat. Enter Rodney Smith Junior and just in time! He makes sure the elderly, disabled, single mothers and veterans get their lawn mowed for FREE!
 
 
Employment/EducationBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
Depending on your skill set, landing a good-paying job can be a challenge, particularly for military members transitioning from service to civilian life. That's in part what the Patriot Employer Program seeks to address.
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
The volunteers with the Nevada Veterans Advocate (NVA) program are passionate about helping veterans.
 
 
Always Remember - Never ForgetBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
As we honor and remember every veteran, this month we salute those sent to Haiti in the 1990's.
 
 
Mark Your CalendarBack to top
 
July 5, 2018 - Nevada Department of Veterans Services
Click here to see information on some exciting events coming up!
 
 

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