Vegas Strong

Vegas Strong

A Community Unrelenting

Sunday, October 1st, 2017 was a day Las Vegas won’t soon forget. The frantic early morning text messages, panicked phone calls, and frightening news reports as it happened and the momentary feeling of hopelessness we all felt in the aftermath of the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival took its toll on our community. However, amidst the chaos and in front of stunned onlookers across the nation, our first responders and service members led our city’s recovery and have since worked tirelessly to ensure its security. It is not a hard pattern to identify: a building or residence catches fire, our first responders race towards the flames to battle the blaze; a gunman opens fire on an innocent crowd, our first responders put themselves between the shooter and the civilians to shield them. No matter what seems to occur, the men and women that have voluntarily chosen a career path to serv

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