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By Steve Andrascik The Southern Nevada Veteran's Home was the location for Veteran's Day celebration. Doors opened at 9:00am. Besides the normal activities this year there was a special tribute to WW1 with displays of period uniforms, weapons and artifacts. At 11:00 a moment of silence was called for in honor of the signing of the Armistice officially ending WW1. The...
  By: Megan Way Photos by; Su Phelps and Lawrence Oravetz From morning to evening on November 1st-4th the half size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, “The Moving Wall” stayed at Las Vegas. The local host for The Moving Wall was James Jimmerson. A Vietnam Army veteran that has been planning this event for over 2 years....
  By: Megan Way Photos by: Su Phelps and Lawrence Oravetz VA Southern Nevada’s Healthcare System Medical Center held their 4th annual Veteran’s Day Car Show and BBQ on Nov 10th. Robert Johnson, Chief of Voluntary Service of the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center, was the MC for this event. Masonic Service Association provided the food that day, Las...
  News Release from JWV The Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. mourns the lives that were lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh over this last Shabbat Weekend. We also want to mention Mr. Sylvan Simon and Mr. Melvin Wax, both of whom served in the military during the Korean War period. We cannot express our thanks to the courageous law enforcement...
By: Barbara Duckett, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist We are constantly expanding our online services to give you freedom and control when doing business with us. Our new online cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) notices are another example of our commitment in this area. Soon, you’ll be the first to know your new benefit amount! Later this year, we will post the Social Security...
By Janet Snyder SMW Chapter #34 met on the first Sunday in November, so our members could participate in Veterans Day activities on November 11. Normally we meet on the second Sunday of every other month. President Su Phelps opened the meeting and welcomed all members and guests. Chaplain Kym Ennis gave the opening prayer. Gold Star son Nathan Kellner...
  By: Janet Snyder On November 7th, Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Las Vegas Field Office of Operation Homefront, for an American Flag Donation to Annie Baca. We also donated non-perishable food items for holiday meals for military families. We learned about the many good works by Operation Homefront.  
By: Lou Rothenstein James Earl Parker Jr., code name Mule was born October 25th, 1942 in Rockingham, North Carolina. He passed on October 9th, 2018. He was a friend and one of my favorite story tellers. A fellow member of China Post 1, he was the official historian of history in general. We often discussed someone from the past that...
  By: Hui-Lim Ang, President of C.A.C.A Photos by: Lawrence Oravetz The Mid–Autumn Moon Festival is the second most celebrated annual festival by Chinese Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Chinese and Vietnamese all over the world. This year, the Moon Festival falls on September 24th. This was C.A.C.A.’s 4th year Moon Festival event and we had invited the Vietnamese community to participate in this celebration. We...
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