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Vegas PBS to pay tribute and commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War on September 9

(LAS VEGAS, NV) Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc., a local nonprofit is thrilled to announce this year's Nellis/Creech Military Veterans and First Responders Appreciation day opening ceremony will include "Welcome Home" celebration to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Commemorative Partner Vegas PBS will present special engraved coin to salute the proud and brave Americans who, a half-century ago, served the cause of freedom in the Vietnam War.

The celebration kicks off at 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 9th at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89030.

This event will recognize the sacrifices and dedication of the men and women who serve and will pay tribute to all active and retired military personnel, first responders and their immediate families. As part of its “Thank You Celebration,” free lunch will be provided for all current and past military members, first responders and their families. All guests must bring their valid first responder identification, military identification or veteran’s card.

There will be an array of vendors from throughout the community to lend their support. The celebration will feature live music, vendors, a kid’s zone and interactive displays for the entire community. A food truck village will also be set up for the public.

This event is FREE and open to the public. To sign up to volunteer, or for more information, please visit or send an email to

About Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc.

Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc. (AFMVA) was established in 2014 to carry out its mission of support and assistance. Our goal is to be available to provide help in areas of job connection, education, relocation, and transition from active duty to civilian life; working through our North Las Vegas Veterans Community Commission. On June 15, 2016, North Las Vegas mayor and council, adopted a resolution that will now honor those who lost their lives, along with our military who have and continue to serve our country every second Saturday during the month of September.

Media Contacts:

Jo Cato


702 743-7087

Ashanti Lewis

Critical Nurse Staffing, Inc.

Nevada Outreach Liaison


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