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Marine Corp Birthday Ball set for November 9th

Plans are underway for the local Marine Corp Birthday ball for Fallon this year, which will be hosted by the Marine Corps League High Desert Detachment. The celebration will be held on the 9th since the 10th falls on a Sunday this year. A quick history of the Ball from the Official United States Marine…

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Remembering O. L. (Slim) Moore

A special thank you to Jim Moore for his willlingness to share this story on Memorial Day. We are grateful for all those who have served, and offer our rememberances on this day. Dad was assigned to the USS Hornet and helped escort Doolottle’s Raiders to Tokyo. He was a rear gunner radio man flying…

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Military Funeral April 12th for 15 unclaimed Veterans

Staff report — The Nevada Veterans Coalition is conducting its 17th mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Friday (April 12) by honoring 15 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed. The remains have been in care of Mountain View Mortuary in Reno. This is…

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Become a Nevada Veterans Advocate

Free Training Conference The Nevada Department of Veterans Services invites you to a free, two-day training conference that sets you on the path to becoming a Nevada Veterans Advocate (NVA). NVA’s help connect veterans or their families to benefits, resources and services earned through military service. This training conference will help introduce, train, and update…

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VFW Post 1002 Presents Awards at CCHS

Ashby Trotter Will Compete Today in Mesquite in the Regional “Voice of Democracy” Contest By Rachel Dahl — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1002 representative Mike Terry presented two awards on Thursday, January 17th at Churchill County High School, giving Keith Lund the 2018 Teacher Award, and Ashby Trotter the Voice of Democracy essay contest…

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