It’s easy to say the United States is all about supporting its veterans, the people who served and sacrificed to protect Americans’ freedoms.
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Long waits and bad attitudes. Those are the most common complaints of veterans who shared their experiences at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities in the Las Vegas Valley after reading about Sandi Niccum’s ordeal in Thursday’s Review-Journal.
Six decades before he went to North Korea as a curious tourist, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.
USO volunteer Jack Ross is happy with USO’s effort to assist armed forces personnel at McCarran International Airport and other lounges and clubs around the world, but he is disappointed that the nonprofit’s top administrator makes more in his salary package than the base pay for President Barack Obama.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee and local VA officials are probing allegations that staff members at the VA Medical Center in North Las Vegas mistreated a blind veteran who was writhing in pain while she waited seven hours Oct. 22 for care at the center’s emergency room.
A banner reading “Future Home of an American Hero: Army Cpl. Christopher Bales” hangs above the garage at a home in the 10000 block of Great Sioux Road. The home is a gift to Bales, who was selected in 2012 by PulteGroup and Operation Finally Home.
The Blue Star Mothers of Henderson and Boulder City and volunteers stuffed hundreds of holiday stockings for the fifth annual Stockings for our Troops.
Navy veteran Sandi Niccum, a longtime advocate for veterans in Las Vegas, died Nov. 15 at age 78.
The wife of an 85-year-old veteran being detained in North Korea implored authorities on Friday to let her husband return to his anxious family and end what she called a “dreadful misunderstanding.”
The Las Vegas Review-Journal will host a “Salute U.S. Veterans” celebration and job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Texas Station in North Las Vegas.