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VFW works to gain and retain members

Nevada is home to numerous large and small veterans service organizations. All such groups are continuously seeking new members and in many cases work to set legislative priorities that will support their efforts to help veterans and their families...

Veterans who suffer from PTSD now eligible for Purple Heart

Until recently, soldiers were presented with a Purple Heart medal as an acknowledgement of physical wounds received in action. In the last several years, discussions were had to allow granting a Purple Heart to those who suffer from PTSD. This was not taken lightly by many veterans, who felt the medal should be given only to those who suffer physical wounds.