In The News: Military and Veterans Services
A new federal coronavirus relief law aims to provide protections for student military veterans.
A UNLV student is among 10 veterans nationwide who’ll participate in a legislative fellowship program this spring.
Up next it’s Ross Bryant. Ross is the Director of the Military & Veteran Services Center at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He helps veterans afford to go to school, focus on learning, then transition into the workforce.
Democrat Jacky Rosen stopped by the Las Vegas Readiness Center today, Feb. 20, one of the home bases for our National Guard, to take a look around and to talk about veterans getting jobs.
Office of U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto will be hosting a career fair for veterans and their families this weekend.
Senator Cortez Masto's office will partner with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Military and Veteran Services Center, UNLV Career Services, and Work for Warriors Nevada to host this career fair for Nevada veterans and their families. The career fair will feature employers from federal, state and local agencies in industries such as technology, healthcare, engineering, teaching, public safety and government.
When California native Alexandria Sawin graduated from in 2009, her family was in economic turmoil. Her dad, a construction worker, and her mom, a real estate agent, lost their jobs in the Great Recession.
Some might see going to school full-time with a small child at home as a challenge.
Alexandria Sawin sees it as an asset.
Most veterans using the Forever GI Bill to attend UNLV have not faced the backlog affecting thousands at other universities who have yet to receive benefits or have received them late.
U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen on Monday introduced a bill that would expand the existing Work Opportunity Tax Credit to ensure that all student veterans using their GI Bill benefits can take advantage of paid internships or part-time work while in school.
More than 30 veterans and volunteers lined up at Fernley's Out of Town Park Monday morning, some walkers adjusting their rucksacks, others unfurling flags to lead the marchers along the city's eastern business route to the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial Day takes on a special meaning this year in Northern Nevada with many events planned for Fernley and Fallon as well as fundraisers for Honor Flight Nevada.
Leo Garcia is marching with the weight of 7,000 fallen veterans on his back.