Thursday, Dec. 16, 1965 — Major Ivan Ray Litherland has returned to Las Vegas following a year in Viet Nam. He was recently awarded the Bronze Star, the Air Medal and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. Major Litherland left Las Vegas Dec. 15, 1964 for duty in Viet Nam. While he was away, his wife, Joyce, and their children remained in Las Vegas. Upon his arrival, he was met by his wife and family and by Joyce’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Hilton.