Rick Moonen is used to being the boss in top restaurants, but on Thursday night the Las Vegas chef helped toss salad and scoop potatoes for veterans.
The demonstration Tuesday at Veterans Village in downtown Las Vegas set in motion the first phase of a project focused on housing veterans closely together.
Humvees, ammo cans, construction equipment, field gear and more is on the auction block Friday and Saturday at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. About 10,000 items in all are for sale in what GovPlanet bills as the largest auction of its kind.
Las Vegas residents Edward Hall and Winifred Kamen share a connection to the “day of infamy” when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. But one has no memory of the attack while the other will never forget.
A 93-year-old World War II Army veteran says he was “roughed up” and arrested by police at the VA Medical Center in North Las Vegas after a dispute over a tardy shuttle.