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UNLV alumna named Student Veteran of the Year

In January 2017, Alexandria Sawin enrolled at UNLV, where she served as the first woman president of the Rebel Vets organization. On Sunday, the 27-year-old was named the 2018 Student Veteran of the Year, the highest individual honor given by the nonprofit Student Veterans of America.

Las Vegas students get lesson in pre-integrated military

About 20 of the original airmen are still alive now, Porter told the students. Many of them are nearly 100 years in age. In 2006, under then-President George W. Bush, the Tuskegee Airmen were awarded the Medal of Honor.

Prospecting for teachers, Clark County School District reaches out to local veterans

Hoping to fill some of its nearly 500 teaching vacancies, the Clark County School District reached out to local veterans Saturday morning, focusing on two key traits that suit veterans to classrooms — an affinity for structure and discipline and a commitment to serving their communities.

DAR teams with Henderson students to break record for letters to the military

In May, members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Las Vegas enlisted students from various schools to help collect letters to send to soldiers. The goal was to collect enough letters to break the Guinness World Record for most letters to military personnel collected in one month.

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