Leonard 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.
Gov. Steve Sisolak shed a tear Monday afternoon as he addressed dozens of wounded veterans at the front of the Grand Colonnade in The Venetian’s lobby, then shook each veteran’s hand.
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.
The wall — a Henderson-funded project adjacent to City Hall — now recognizes veterans who served in Persian Gulf War and Global War on Terror.
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.
Several events will honor military veterans on Veterans Day in Las Vegas.
On Sunday, 41 veterans returned to Las Vegas after visiting national war memorials in Washington.