Lenoard Nielsen and Ed Hall, believed to be the last two survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor living in Las Vegas, aren’t sure that the lessons from the “date that will live in infamy” will withstand the test of time.
Kirk Fuchigami, 25, who was killed in action Wednesday in a helicopter crash in the Logar Province of Afghanistan, attended Rancho High and was active in ROTC program.
The remains of the veterans were escorted to the cemetery by the Patriot Guard Riders of Southern Nevada.
The showcase of military firepower is expected to draw more than 200,000 over two days, so attendees are advised to arrive early at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for bus service.
Thousands of spectators lined Fourth Street, applauding as roughly 5,000 participants in nearly 100 parade groups made their way down the street in the two-hour parade.
American Legion Post 10 is pursuing an ambitious plan to play a role in tackling the city’s homelessness, with an emphasis on veterans and families.
Nine veterans will be recognized for their service this weekend in annual fundraising ceremony in Henderson.
The Operation Care Package drive, a collaboration among the Las Vegas United Service Organization, Nellis Air Force Base and the Right Lawyers, will continue through Nov. 10.
Seaman 2nd Class Moyses Alfonso Martinez was laid to rest this month in Las Vegas, a city he may never have visited before his short life ended more than 75 years ago.
Ex-Green Beret Mark Christianson, 67, recently received the device, which allows him to walk by supporting part of his weight and helping him move his legs, through the VA.