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Veterans strive to help each other

Feb 03, 2016 4:17pm

As we move through life there are often many individuals who provide help to each of us.

George Littlefield was an Army veteran during the Vietnam era, stationed in the U.S. He was assigned...

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Veterans awarded for post-military work

Sep 30, 2015 4:52pm

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services headquartered in Reno (with offices throughout the state) oversees several programs for veterans that are exclusive to Nevada. Examples include select...

Multiple programs assist home buyers

Sep 02, 2015 4:34pm

The portion of the GI Bill that allows veterans to obtain home-loan guarantees through the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to be one of the best opportunities for them to buy homes. I can...

Soldiers partner with doctors to battle blindness

Jul 01, 2015 1:33pm

Last month, I reported on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs teaming up with the Blinded Veterans Association, other government agencies and medical experts in Denver to discuss traumatic...

Convention looks at effect of brain injuries on vision

Jun 03, 2015 2:10pm

It was a world of initials in May when the Department of Veterans Affairs teamed up with the Blinded Veterans Association and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and the National...

Broadcasters address ways to hire veterans

May 06, 2015 1:46pm

The National Association of Broadcasters recently held its annual convention in Las Vegas. As part of the event, the trade group sponsored a seminar to advise employers about the value of hiring...

Bills to aid veterans under consideration

Apr 01, 2015 2:00pm

By the time this is published, I will have attended Veterans and Military Day at the Legislature in Carson City. At the Veterans Wall at the state Capitol building, Gov. Brian Sandoval and other...

Titus addresses veterans’ transportation needs

Mar 04, 2015 1:18pm

Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., recently held a veterans roundtable in Las Vegas to discuss happenings on Capitol Hill. She is on the House Veterans Committee, and is the ranking member on memorial...

Numerous organizations strive to help veterans

Feb 04, 2015 1:27pm

A website called 4vets.biz reports it helps veterans receive discounts from select local and national companies. The site lists businesses that voluntarily offer discounts and reduced fees.

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Clergy provides link to help veterans

Dec 31, 2014 3:28pm

The legislative chairwoman of the Society of Military Widows, Nevada’s Janet Snyder, is well-versed on local veterans issues and travels across the country gathering information and promoting...

Student loan burden hinders VA employees

Nov 05, 2014 2:28pm

Last month I wrote about Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald’s plans to bring more medical doctors and other health professionals into the VA system. One of the items in his broad outlook...