Veterans Day Parade gearing up

This year’s theme, “Our Veterans – Our Heroes,” is sure to bring some colorful floats to Mesquite Boulevard on Saturday, November 1 at 10 a.m. Applications for those wishing to participate. To get involved in this event, please contact, Al Litman, … [Read more...]

Tenth Annual Veterans Health Fair held at Sun City

Pete Blair named Grand Marshall of Veterans Day Parade “We’re expecting about 200 veterans today,” said Mesquite Veterans Center president Ken Maynard prior to the opening ceremonies. “We have 20 vendors and exhibitors in the building.” Vet … [Read more...]

NDVS ROVER Program Schedules Visit to Mesquite October 7

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) Veterans Outreach “ROVER” Program will visit so veterans and family members will be able to meet with a Veterans Service Officer (VSO) to learn about benefits and services they may be eligible for but … [Read more...]

Community and Honor Guard gather to honor one of Mesquite’s Veterans

A few weeks ago, local resident and US Army Veteran Bill Strickland was admiring another resident’s flag pole. According to Robert Nielson, Strickland’s wife, Phyllis, told him that Bill “just loves your flag pole. Can you order him a flagpole like it … [Read more...]

Disabled American Veterans Host Always Lost Exhibit at National Convention – Las Vegas

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) has joined with Western Nevada College arts and humanities exhibition “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” organizers to bring the unique war memorial to Nevada communities. As part of Nevada’s 150th Ses … [Read more...]

ETAs to gather to raise funds this evening at the CasaBlanca Sky Lounge

A select group of Elvis Tribute Artists will gather tonight in the CasaBlanca Sky Lounge to kick off the fifth annual Elvis Rocks Mesquite while also helping World War II Honor Flight Veterans. The event will be held from 5-8 p.m.  Those attending … [Read more...]

Veterans’ ‘Rover’ here Tuesday

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services Veterans Outreach “Rover” Program is to visit Mesquite, Tuesday, May 6, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The purpose of the Rover Program is to allow veterans and family members to meet with a Veterans Service Officer to … [Read more...]

Veterans asked to attend national prayer service

Thursday has been designated as National Day of Prayer. This year the United Methodist Church will host the event at 6 p.m. “The church will have an area for veterans to sit as a group,” said Jim Brown, veterans service officer at the Mesquite Vet … [Read more...]

Veterans asked to attend national prayer service

Thursday has been designated as National Day of Prayer. This year the United Methodist Church will host the event at 6 p.m. “The church will have an area for veterans to sit as a group,” said Jim Brown, veterans service officer at the Mesquite Vet … [Read more...]

Veterans Garage and Bake sale tomorrow to benefit Summer Reading Program

The Mesquite Veterans Center, 840 W. Hafen Lane, is holding a garage and bake sale on Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to raise funds for a summer reading program at Virgin Valley Elementary. Funds raised at the garage and bake sale will be matched … [Read more...]