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UNR ROTC Cadets Have Been Busy Lately.
Click here to see what these future Army Leaders have been up to while continuing their academic and military studies.
Westmoreland Member Picked for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
President Trump announced Tuesday that he is nominating retired General John Abizaid, the longest-serving commander of the U.S. Central Command, to lead the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh. It’s a post that has been empty since former ambassador Joseph Westphal left in January 2017. Learn more.  General Abizaid is a Lebanese-American, a native of California, and currently lives in Gardnerville.
"Army Greens" Adopted as New Uniform
The Army has announced that soldiers will begin wearing the “Army Greens” uniform as early as the summer of 2020, and the entire Army will be wearing the new service uniform by 2028, making official the long-anticipated adoption of the iconic World War II uniform known as “pinks and greens.”  In a statement posted on Veterans Day, the Army said Army Greens will become the everyday wear uniform for all soldiers, returning the Army Blues Uniform to use as a formal dress uniform. Learn more.  (Army photo)
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!  Learn more about NVAs and how to get certified.
Wreaths Across America
Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, this organization's mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.  Honor our Nevada veterans on December 15th by participating in the activities at the Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley.  You may also want to consider volunteering and/or sponsoring a wreath.  Learn more.
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.
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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.

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