Mesquite Veterans and Spouses Invited to Town Hall

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) will hold a free Town Hall meeting for veterans and their families on December 8 at 10 a.m. at Memorial Hall in the Mesquite Veterans Center, 844 Hafen Lane. All veterans in Mesquite and those in … [Read more...]

Thank you, Veterans

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1000 Flags Over Mesquite Celebrates Tenth Year

The Exchange Club is flying an impressive 1000 Flags over the Mesquite Recreation Center field for the tenth year to honor all veterans both past and present. It took approximately 40 volunteers three hours to put up the flags which will stay on … [Read more...]

SSA helps Veterans and Active Duty military members

By Christina Reitz Social Security District Manager in Henderson, NV On Veterans Day, the nation honors the men and women who risk their lives to protect our freedom. Social Security honors veterans and active duty members of the military every … [Read more...]

Mesquite Museum Exhibit to honor Veterans

Home of the Free Because of the Brave From Nov. 1 to 18, the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum will have its annual exhibit honoring the veterans of the Virgin Valley.  Artifacts including uniforms from military action will be on display, including a … [Read more...]

Veterans Center resumes Monday night Potlucks

The Mesquite Veterans Center will resume sponsoring their Monday night Pot Luck Dinners beginning Monday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. for veterans and their families.  Please bring your favorite dish to pass around and enjoy the evening.  There will be a free … [Read more...]

Veterans Day Parade Call for Floats

This is our 19th year for the Veterans Day Parade in Mesquite. The Veterans parade is always on the first Saturday in November. This year the first Saturday of November falls on the 7th. The Veterans Day Parade is planned and organized by the … [Read more...]

About The Mesquite Veterans Center

By Jim Carrick The Mesquite Veterans Center, at 840 Hafen Lane, was established and built by veterans for veterans several years ago.  Since its inception it has done and continues to serve veterans and their families.  Since things tend to change … [Read more...]

Titus Celebrates House Passage of Pay As You Rate Act, Veterans’ Compensation COLA Act of 2015

Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District today praised House passage of her bill, the Pay As You Rate Act, and the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015, introduced by Ranking Member Titus and Rep. Ralph Abraham … [Read more...]

A Blood Chit and a Veteran’s Survival

It was just 17 days into the Korean War when a B-29 bomber took off from Okinawa.  The crew was starting their eighth mission over North Korea, and the target was to bomb a bridge in a chain of islands off the Inchon Peninsula to try and stop the … [Read more...]