Become a Nevada Veterans Advocate
A Nevada Veterans Advocate (NVA) is a person who helps educate active
military members, guard and reserve members, Veterans and their families
about benefits and opportunities they may be eligible for. Simply put:
Nevada Veterans Advocates are people who want to help others and take
the time to learn how to do so!
more about NVAs and how to get certified.
Boots Meet Fashion; Fashion Meets
A fun fashion show luncheon is set for Thursday, Oct. 4th, honoring the
women who are currently serving or have served in our country’s
military. A fabulous champagne luncheon will feature the latest fashions
modeled by women from all branches of the military. The 6th Annual Boots
Meet Fashion, Fashion Meets Fun will take place in the Capri Ballroom at
the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. Tickets available here.
for the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition
Do you wonder what is going on in the US Army as the world
continues to change rapidly? The AUSA Annual
Meeting is the largest land power exposition and professional
development forum in North America. For more than 30 years, the power of
this proven show provides military and industry with access to essential
professional development, connection building, and the opportunity to
touch and see a large concentration of machinery, tools and technologies
up close on the show floor. Find
out more and plan to attend on October 8-10 in Washington, DC.
All-American Veterans Formal Gala
The event is a fundraiser for Honor Flight Nevada on September 22nd at
the Reno Elks Club. It will feature entertainment by the Retro
Radio Dolls beginning at 4:30pm. Dinner will be accompanied by the
Erika Paul Trio and followed by a dance with the rock n' roll band Route
66. Here's full
Al Porta Golf Tournament to
Benefit the Veterans Guest House
The Al Porta Memorial Golf Tournament was created to honor a great man.
Al was passionate about the welfare of Veterans and volunteered over
5000 hours of his time at the Reno Veterans Hospital. In his honor, a
portion of the proceeds will go to the Veterans Guest House in Reno.
The Guest House provides a “home away from home” for military veterans
and their families while they are receiving treatment at the hospital.
This is a great opportunity to give back while having some fun playing
golf with your family and friends. The tournament is October 6th
at Silver Oak Golf Course. Cost is $85 per golfer and includes cart,
range balls, green fees and lunch. Download the registration form here.
Information on Agent
Orange Disability Compensation
The Vietnam Veterans of America has published a guide designed to
present information and describe the process in a user-friendly fashion
for a Vietnam veteran or (surviving) family member to file a claim for
service-connected VA disability compensation or death benefits for
illnesses/diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange and other
related herbicides during military service.
Download this guide from the VVA website.
Veterans Day Celebration
This year's Veterans Day Dinner will be on November 11th, at the
Tamarack Junction Casino and Restaurant. Our guest speaker will be
Caleb Cage, Chief of the Nevada Emergency Management Department. Mark you calendar now.
We'll post more information as it becomes available.
Not An AUSA Member?
"Voice for the Army - Support for the Soldier"
in Northern Nevada
Since 1950, the Association of
the United States Army has worked to support all aspects of national
security while advancing the interests of America's Army and the men
and women who serve.
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports
America's Army--Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees
and family members. AUSA provides numerous professional development
opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.
The General Westmoreland
Chapter consists of Reno area AUSA members who support our
brave soldiers and represent their interests here in Northern
© 2008-18, General W. C. Westmoreland Chapter, AUSA
Post Office Box 8144
Reno, Nevada 89507
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