Purple Heart Plaza Grand Opening Press Release

Purple Heart Plaza Grand Opening Press Release

CITY OF HENDERSON NEWS RELEASE   240 S. Water St., Henderson, NV, 89015 Please Contact Debra L. Haskell, Public Relations Coordinator, 702-267-4035 OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS July 31, 2018   Purple Heart Plaza Set to Open August 7 Celebration Coincides With National...
35 Unclaimed Veterans Finally Interred

35 Unclaimed Veterans Finally Interred

On June 15, 2018, 35 veterans were finally interred at the Southern Nevada Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. The remains of these veterans had languished unclaimed in mortuary vaults for as long as 44 years. But thanks to the Missing in Nevada Project, its coordinator...
The Spanish-American War of 1898

The Spanish-American War of 1898

The Spanish-American War (1898) was a conflict between the United States and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the Americas and resulted in U.S. acquisition of territories in the western Pacific and Latin America. The war originated in the Cuban struggle for...
Headstones, Markers & Medallions

Headstones, Markers & Medallions

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) furnishes upon request, at no charge to the applicant, a Government headstone or marker for the unmarked grave of any deceased eligible Veteran in any cemetery around the world, regardless of their date of death. A...
Sam and Truman the Service Dog

Sam and Truman the Service Dog

Service dogs greatly enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities.  They are trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities and are considered working animals, not pets.  Here’s the story of one such example. Meet Sam Sam Dudak...