Memorial Day Events 2013
Memorial Day events and ceremonies will begin on Saturday, May 25, with flag placement at the Southern and Northern Nevada Veteran Cemeteries. Other memorial events are planned throughout the state by veteran organizations and we are looking to list more on our Memorial Day events page. If you have a planned ceremony, please let us know and we'll list it. Email email@example.com.
Evans recognized as May's Veteran of the Month
Michael Evans was recognized as Nevada’s May Veteran of the Month during a presentation at Las Vegas High School (LVSH) on May 15. Since retiring from the army, Major Evans has served as the Senior Army Instructor at LVHS overseeing the instruction of nearly 6,000 cadets which passed through the JROTC program during his 20 year tenure.
Jeanette Rae Receives Veteran of the Month award, April 2013
The Nevada Office of Veterans Services (NOVS) recognized Jeanette Rae as April’s Veteran of the Month on behalf of Governor Brian Sandoval during a presentation at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System hospital in Reno on Tuesday May 7.
From Their Point of View
National Guard and Reserve Post-Combat Conference
Featuring keynote and capstone speakers, Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead, the first woman West Point graduate to become a General commanding 20,000 troops in Iraq, and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Eric Newhouse, who through personal, in-depth interviews, has seen the devastation caused by the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, this conference is a “can’t miss!”
Hiring Our Heroes
A free workshop for veterans and other military job seekers will come to Reno in July 2013. Assistance with resume writing, tips for successfully navigating hiring fairs, military skill translation, and interviewing will be available and prospective, veteran friendly employers will be onsite to disuss opportunities with their companys. Learn more and preregister.
Nevada Veterans Tax Exemptions Go Online
The Department of Motor Vehicles worked with all 17 Nevada county assessors to come up with a system to verify the exemption vouchers that assessors issue. Veterans in 15 of the 17 Nevada counties may use the system now. Clark County exemptions will not be available until later this year due to installation of a new computer system. Douglas County exemptions will be available online in the next few weeks. One of the first customers to use an exemption online was Caleb Cage, executive director of the Nevada Office of Veterans Services. Read More.
Green Zone Network
Keep upto date on the progress of The Green Zone Network by following us on Twitter and Facebook. Twitter, @GreenZoneNV and Facebook, Greenzonenetwork.org. Watch for daily updates and invite others and help us introduce GZN. The social platform is currently under develop and you can log on for updates about the site at www.greenzonetwork.org.
Veterans Mobile Outreach
The Veterans Outreach program continues its travels and new dates are updated frequently. Appointments at locations are filling up so click the schedule link to find a locaiton near you and get an appointment scheduled. See Schedule.
New Combat Veterans Support Group in Elko
Combat Veterans in Elko now have two support group meetings each month which they can attend and talk about issues. Meetings are held the fourth Monday and Tuesday each month at the Elko VFW Post 2350 located at 731 VFW Dr. Anyone interested in this free counseling or the support group can call this office for more information, 775-777-1000.
Nevada Office of Veterans Services - Serving Those Who Have Served Us
For over 65 years we have been dedicated to helping Nevada veterans get the services, benefits and quality of life they deserve. With over 339,000 veterans living in our state, they rely on us to not only understand their lives, but to help them get a better quality of life. We do everything we can to show our American Heroes the same amount of respect, empathy, gratitude and service that they have shown us.
At the Nevada Office of Veteran Services we focus on being advocates for veteran benefits. Throughout the State of Nevada, we offer a variety of services and benefits. Our Nevada State Veterans Home is located in Boulder City, Nevada and provides a home with specialized care, compassion and assistance. We also offer burial services with military honors at our memorial cemeteries located in both Northern and Southern Nevada. At the Nevada Office of Veterans Services we care about providing Nevada veterans and their families with services and benefits for a better life.
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