The roar of more than 1,000 motorcycles drowned out the sorrowful sounds of taps on Sunday during a special and somber ceremony by Nevada’s Green Berets at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
A second pedestrian has died after two were struck by a car while crossing Las Vegas Boulevard north of East Robindale Road on Saturday night.
Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, will be in Las Vegas on Tuesday speaking to press in the afternoon and collecting campaign contributions in the evening at an event hosted by Donald Trump, who officially endorsed Romney in February.
His family doesn’t know whether he died in uniform from injury or illness, or from an unexplained incident in France at the end of World War II. But one thing is certain: Roman G. Padilla risked his life for his country and died for it too.