Purple Heart City – North Las Vegas, NV



By Len Yelinek

Many of the Purple Heart cities in America fly the Purple Heart flag on patriotic holidays, but the City of North Las Vegas, NV, is flying the flag 24/7 in its lobby to honor America’s combat wounded veterans. Here, Mayor Pro Tem Richard Cherchio, right, and Len Yelinek, Nevada’s Purple Heart state commander, adjust the flag on the flagpole, assisted by Chapter 711 adjutant Mac Rowell. Purple Heart patriots in Nevada and throughout the world provide service to all veterans and their families.