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MILITARY EVENTS

Staff Report

MILITARY DAY AT LEGISLATURE

The Nevada Department of Veteran Services will host the 2015 Veterans and Military Day at the Legislature on Thursday.

The event will begin with a morning event with Gov. Brian Sandoval’s address and presentations to Veterans of the Month for February and March.

Representatives from Nevada’s Assembly and Senate will also be present to speak.

After the morning event, Nevada’s Legislature will recognize veterans with a resolution for Nevada’s Fallen Heroes, and lunch will be served with assistance from the Nevada National Guard in the Legislative Mall where military vehicles will be available for viewing.

VAMDAL AGENDA THURSDAY

Veterans Wall — State Capital Building, 101 N. Carson St.

8 a.m.— Gather for event

9 a.m. — Opening Remarks, Kat Miller

Address, Gov. Brian Sandoval

Veteran of the Month Presentations:

February 2015 — Robert Brown/Las Vegas

March 2015 — Robert Martin/Reno

Legislators Address

Nevada Legislature Building

10 a.m. — Legislative Meetings

11:30 a.m.— Assembly Resolution, Nevada’s Fallen

Noon — Senate Resolution – Nevada’s Fallen

12:30 p.m.—Lunch provided Legislative Mall

2 p.m.—Legislative Meetings

A NDVS Veterans service officer will be available to speak with veterans.

Carson City to honor Vietnam War veterans

Memorabilia from the Vietnam War and a slew of military vehicles will be featured at a Vietnam Veterans Day celebration, sponsored by Carson City Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 388, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Nevada Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Mills Park.

The event will feature three Vietnam era helicopters — a Bell AH-1G, or “Cobra;” a Boeing CH-47, or “Chinook;” and a Bell UH-1 Iroquois, or “Huey.”

There will be a display of memorabilia and photos of the Vietnam War and an exhibit of other military vehicles.

A welcome home ceremony at 5 p.m. will honor veteran service men and women and also those who never made it home.

A no host bar and appetizers will be served following the celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Carson Nugget.

For information, call 775-720-3907, or go to http://www.vva388.com.