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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.
Boots Meet Fashion; Fashion Meets Fun
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.
Register Now 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 information.
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.

Westmoreland Chapter 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.

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"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 Nevada.
 

 

 
 

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