- Veterans Day Ceremony
- Veterans Memorial Wall
- Hometown Hero Military Recognition Banner Program
- Additional Veterans Resources
Local Veterans Organizations
To enhance the well-being of America's veterans, their families, our military, and our communities by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
- Oratorical contests
- National convention
- Legion Riders
- Boys State (National)
Office Address: 425 E Van Wagenen, Henderson NV 89015
Hours of Operation: Open 7am – Closes 9pm
General Membership Meetings: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6 pm
Points of Contact:
- American Legion Post 40 Main: 702-565-5433
- American Legion Post 40 Fax: 702-565-4744
- American Legion Post 40 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
To serve veterans and their dependents with VA Claims and other VA documents. Retrieve their military records, assistance with awards and discharge reviews, and most any VA or military problem they may have. To give the City of Henderson the best veterans service center available.
- Support the veterans club at Nevada State College
- Flag folding class at elementary schools
- VA information talks at veterans clubs
- Outreach to those veterans who are unable to get to the VA Service office
Physical Office location: Will inform you as soon as we move.
Meeting location and times: We are a full-time service office staffed by volunteers Monday through Friday from 9am to 1pm.
Point of Contact: Richard Keirn; email@example.com; 702-419-6869 (Text)
Serve Nevada Veterans by honoring their remarkable legacy and by connecting them to earned benefits and services.
Through our seven major lines of effort we:
- Professionally assist Veterans and their families obtain Federal and State Veterans benefits.
- Provide quality skilled nursing care at our State Veterans Homes.
- Provide dignified burial support at our State Veterans Memorial Cemeteries.
- Manage effective programs addressing the needs of at-risk Veterans.
- Successfully integrate returning Servicemembers and Veterans into Nevada communities.
- Honor the service and sacrifice of all Nevada’s Veterans and their families through ceremonies and information campaigns.
- Assist, and coordinate the efforts of, service organizations and individuals insofar as their activities benefit Nevada Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families.
VA Benefits, Veteran Memorial Cemeteries, Education and Employment, State Veteran Homes, Suicide Prevention, Minority and Unique Veterans. Caregiver, Veterans Appreciation, Women Veterans, Outreach, Free Certified Nursing Assistant Training, Nevada Transition Assistance Program (NVTAP)
Physical Office Location and Hours of Operation: 555 E. Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV., 89101
Meeting Location and Times: N/A
Point of Contact: Evan Rush; firstname.lastname@example.org; 702-486-8041
The mission of the Women Veterans of Nevada is to bring together women of all branches and eras of military service; inactive, reserve and active duty, to share and celebrate the history of military women, preserve and perpetuate our positive heritage and continue an active commitment to educate, aid and assist comrades and community.
We have Veteran Advocates that provide support in filing benefits claims with the Department of Veteran Affairs. WVON has a Ceremonial Team that does services at the Veterans cemetery for the unaccompanied Veterans every Thursday. The team is also available upon request for any Veteran who requests, or their family requests, a memorial service for them. Our Bugler, is also available to play Taps upon request.
We have members that participate with numerous Veteran Organizations and committees in obtaining information and resources that will assist female veterans and increase our representation in the military community. We initiate and actively engage in obtaining available resources that will assist female veterans with their physical and mental health. When a female veteran comes to us for information or assistance, we do our best to direct them to the best resource available.
Meeting Location and Times:
WVON meetings are held at 12:00 p.m. on the third Saturday of even numbered months at: American Legion Post #*, 733 Veterans Memorial Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Point of Contact:
A WVON member can be reached at (702) 436-6796 or (702) 498-3045
We can also be reached at: WomenVeteransOfNevada@gmail.com
The DAV is dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high quality lives with respect and dignity. We accomplish this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to the: fighting for the interests of America’s injured heroes on Capitol Hill and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life. Providing outreach concerning its program services to the American people generally, and to disabled veterans and their families specifically. Representing the interest of disabled veterans, and their families, widowed spouses and orphans before Congress, the White House, and the judicial branch as well as state and local government.
Information Seminar Program, Disaster Relief Program, Transition Service Program, Homeless Veterans Initiative, Transportation Program, National Employment Program, and Local Veterans Assistance Program.
The Department of Nevada holds virtual Executive board meetings in January, May, and September. There is no fixed office and hours of operation.
Chapter 1 is in Sparks and meets the 2nd Monday of the month, Chapter 7 meets in Carson City the 3rd Tues of the month, Chapter 12 in Henderson meets the 3rd Tues of the month, Chapter 13 North Las Vegas meets the 4th Tues of the month, and Chapter 15 in Pahrump meets the 3rd Tues of the month. Locations depend on COVID or other health restrictions.
The National Employment Program link is www.jobs.dav.org, Ways to join DAV can be done online at https://www.dav.org/membership/join-dav, donations to the organization can be done online at https://nsf.dav.org/thanks/Default.aspx.
The Department of Nevada points of contact are: Commander Jerome Washington his email address is NVDAVCommander@gmail.com, and the Department Adjutant (Secretary) is Charise Washington and her email address is NVDAVAdjutant@gmail.com
To escort our most senior veterans to Washington DC to see the memorials dedicated to the sacrifices they have made for our freedoms.
We provide a 3 day trip to Washington DC for WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans at no cost to the veteran. We have Guardians that spend the weekend escorting the veterans to assist in providing a safe flight. We are an all volunteer organization.
Address: 6720 N Hualapai Way Suite 145-176 ( we do not have an office) Hours are 9-6 M-Saturday
Meetings: Monthly meetings second Friday of month, currently through use of Zoom
Point of contact: Belinda Morse, BelindaM@honorflgihtsouthernnevada.org, 702749-5912
The mission of MOPH Chapter 730 is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among Combat Wounded Veterans, promote Patriotism, Allegiance to our Country, Locality in all we do, Reverence to God, and Service to others. Support necessary legislative initiatives and most important, provide service to all Veterans and their families.
Our Chapter Service Officer oversees our Veteran Advocate Program. They provide veteran support in filing claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs, obtaining service records, obtaining service awards and guidance. We also help family members as needed. Also produced a “Survivors Handbook” available on our website.
Website : www.purpleheart730.org
Meetings: We meet the third Saturday of each month and the Heritage Park Senior Center from 10am – 12pm, at 300 S Racetrack Rd, Henderson, NV 89015
Points of Contact: Daniel Peterson, email@example.com; 702-449-4491.
The goal of Veterans Transition Resource Center is to reach out to our military veterans and their families, provide them with needed services through nonprofit organizations and link them with government agencies who can support them.
Our programs challenge veterans to learn new ways to overcome their issues in order to accomplish amazing goals. These challenges represent a change that proves to each participant that they can overcome any obstacle. Veterans Transition Resource Center is a Champion for each veteran.
PHYSICAL LOCATION AND HOURS OF OPERATION:
2955East Sunset Road - Suite 101
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Monday thru Thursday from 9 AM - 3 PM or by appointment
MEETING LOCATION AND TIMES: see hours of operations
OTHER LINKS AND DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES: https://vtrcnorth.us
POINTS OF CONTACT:
RJ Dough - 702-954-6300 (option 2) President
Chef JB Brown - 702-806-5141 Treasurer
Eric Lunda - 702-954-6300 (option 3) Certified Advocate
Our mission is to give free critical and life-saving dental care to impoverished Veterans in Nevada.
Our vision is to get veterans out of pain, give them their smile back, and get them back into the community by working or volunteering their time.
Physical Office Location and Hours of Operation: 2955 East Sunset Road #101 Las Vegas, NV 89120 from 11am to 4pm
Meeting Location and Times: Meetings are monthly
Other Links and Downloadable Resources: attached flyer for qualifications.Point of Contact: Chere’ Pedersen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 702.847.8831