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Azusa Veterans Forum to Address Veterans Benefits, Mental Health, Homelessness – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

For seven years, Congresswoman Grace Napolitano hosted an annual veterans’ forum in Azusa to connect San Gabriel Valley veterans with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, including Los Angeles and New York Medical Centers. Long Beach can be extremely remote. With the eighth version of the forum scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday at the Azusa […]

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Commentary: Why Hiring Veterans Benefits Police Services and Communities

One of the key recommendations of the San Diego Citizens’ Advisory Board on Police-Community Relations (CAB) report is “targeting more local recruiting sources to better balance the type of ‘officers we attract’ in support of the goal to ‘better balance our police workforce to better represent our communities. Although this recommendation seems innocuous, the CAB […]

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Bill would speed up city reimbursements for veterans’ benefits

Steven Connor is worried about what will happen if an indigent veteran dies in one of the small towns he represents as Director of Veterans Services for 11 Hampshire County communities. The city would pay up to $4,000 for the burial, and it could take a year to get all that money back from the […]

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Terry Pendergraft Retiring From Veterans Services

Terry Pendergraft served his final appointment as Preble County Veterans Services Director on Friday, May 31. He has served as the Preble County Director of Veterans Services since 2002, 17 years in that role. EATON – Terry Pendergraft served his last day as Preble County Veterans Services Director on Friday, May 31. […]