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US Veteran Disability Claims Assistance | Eligibility Assessment Services Update

Wilkes-Barre, United States – May 17, 2022 — The updated educational service shows veterans how to prepare a complete and accurate application. Veterans have access to the agency’s exclusive resources, including medical professionals, disability assessments, independent medical opinions, and more. This updated educational service shows veterans how to prepare an accurate, complete, and fully developed […]

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Forrest Solutions Welcomes Industry Veteran Jose Cruz, Senior Vice President of Learning, Development and Diversity

Our commitment to superior development and support of our company’s talent requires an exceptional leader like Jose. We look forward to the value it will create internally for our professionals and how this will naturally flow into our unparalleled work experience delivery to our clients. NEW YORK (WEB PR) May 16, 2022 Forrest Solutions, […]

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Former parks director prepares to retire after 52 years at city hall

San Mateo native Sheila Canzian has worked for her hometown since 1970, a 52-year career at City Hall that spanned many civic achievements in her longtime role as director of parks and recreation for the city. Canzian, who has had an influential and award-winning career with the city of San Mateo and is one of […]

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Santa Barbara Unified School District hires two veteran assistant superintendents

Press Releases are displayed on Independent.com as free community service. Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara Unified School District has confirmed the hiring of two new assistant superintendents, with Dr. Stanley Munro takes over as Deputy Superintendent of Elementary Schools and ShaKenya Edison join the district as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. Dr Munro […]

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Advocacy group calls for new thinking on veteran suicides and federal spending

(The Center Square) – More than 17 veterans die by suicide every day in the United States. Mission Roll Call wants President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to make preventing veteran suicides their top priority. Mission Roll Call executive director Cole Lyle said changes at the Veterans Health Administration, the largest […]

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Socure Appoints Security Veteran Chad Kalmes as Chief Information Security Officer

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Socure, the leading provider of digital identity verification and anti-fraud solutions, today announced the hiring of Chad Kalmes as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Kalmes will lead Socure’s strategy and operations across security, technology, risk and compliance functions and continue to foster a culture of security and trust across […]

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Secure Digital Markets Appoints Wall Street and Investment Banking Veteran Alan Mittleman as Chief Operating Officer

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Secure Digital Markets (SDM), Canada’s leading virtual currency broker offering premium service for digital trading, lending and asset management services, announces the addition of Alan Mittleman to the position Chief Operating Officer of the business, effective May 2, 2022 Alan will report to David Shafrir, Managing Director. Following Alan’s addition to the team, former […]

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Stirista Names Data Tech Veteran Anthony Lucia Chief Technology Officer | News

Latest C-Suite Appointment to Accelerate Innovation for Future Data-Driven MarTech and AdTech Solutions SAN ANTONIO, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Stirista, the leader in data-driven SaaS marketing solutions, today announced that Antoine Lucia joined its leadership team as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Lucia brings over 20 years of proven experience in technology, business and data […]

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American Airlines celebrates the 250,000th veteran to participate in the Honor Flight program

The airline is donating 15 million AAdvantage® miles to support the Honor Flight Network’s mission to provide American veterans with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to visit memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice. FORT WORTH, Texas –News Direct– American Airlines Medal of Honor recipient Jim Taylor welcomes more than 100 World War II, Korean War and […]

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An Arizona veteran’s journey from prison, his addiction to helping others

At the age of 19, Raymundo Perez decided to enlist in the United States Armed Forces to leave behind a troubled life in Los Angeles, California. Gangs, drugs and alcohol brought him down. His service in the US Army began in 1998. It was meant to be an escape valve through which he could start […]

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Generac certified Veteran Electric to perform generator installation and repair

Spring, USA – May 7, 2022 — Veteran Electric Inc, is a leader in backup power for residential and commercial use. The power company is pleased to announce that Generac has certified Veteran Electric Inc to install and repair emergency generator services in the southern part of Texas. Generators are the perfect solution for residents […]

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MHA Dutchess will provide a one-stop-shop for veteran services in the new building

POUGHKEEPSIE – Mental Health of America Dutchess County (MHA Dutchess) has taken possession of a building in Pleasant Valley thanks to a valuable donation. The building is slated to become the new headquarters for the agency’s veterans services programs. The owners of Pleasant Valley Medical Arts LLC voted unanimously to approve the donation of the […]

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Industry veteran Mike Buzzard joins Schwartz advisory team

Schwartz Advisors’ announced the addition of Mike Buzzard, AAP, to its team of secondary market experts, effective April 18, 2022. Click here to read more As a partner in the firm, Buzzard will be involved in all three practice areas: advising private equity firms on acquisitions, managing sale projects and working on strategic advisory projects. […]

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Mitchell’s Home Place Recognized as South Dakota Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year – Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL — A Mitchell company earns recognition from the Small Business Administration (SBA) days before the annual National Small Business Week in the United States. Home Place, based on Havens Avenue in Mitchell, has been named South Dakota Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year, the SBA announced Wednesday. The Mitchell Company, which has a satellite […]

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Avantax Adds Veteran Business Development Leader Elvis Medica as Success Rises and Recruits Highly Productive Finance Professionals

Avantax Medica’s experience includes leadership positions with Cetera Financial Group, a large LPL-affiliated OSJ, and several other national sales positions for brokerage and mutual fund companies. DALLAS, April 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avantax®a leader in tax-focused financial planning, has hired Elvis Medica as Director of Business Development to help further accelerate the company’s successful […]

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National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) growth is widespread with over 2,000 SD/VOBs certified

National Veteran Business Certification Organization Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) Disabled Veteran Owned Business Companies that spend $1 billion or more per year with various suppliers NVBDC is the original veteran certification program with access and opportunity to US corporations. Over 135 member […]

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Sandis Civil Engineers Help Rebuild 100-Year Veteran

3-Band Army Sergeant and World War II veteran Edward Garcia 100-year-old World War II veteran Edward Garcia It’s National Reconstruction Month and local civil engineering firm Sandis is giving back to San Jose resident Edward Garcia, a 100-year-old World War II veteran. By advancing the work of local community organizations like Rebuilding Together, we are […]

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Livingston County director of veterans services resigns

April 23, 2022 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] Livingston County’s Director of Veterans Services has resigned. Director Mary Durst tendered her resignation to the Veterans Services Committee at their April 20 meeting. A press release says the committee and the entire LCVS team express their sincere gratitude to Durst for his hard work, dedication and […]

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Industry veteran Crystal Pham joins TPN at critical stage in program growth

The Motion Picture Association’s film and television content security program, the Trusted Partner Network (TPN), today announced the appointment of Crystal Pham as Vice President, Operations and Product Management. Pham will report to TPN President Terri Davies. Pham will work closely with Davies to improve the operational experience of the TPN platform and manage the […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Seasoned Nonprofit Veteran Hired to Lead Tualatin Chamber

After a six-month search, Anneleah Jaxen was hired as CEO of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce. The new CEO of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce is armed with extensive experience working in marketing and with non-profit organizations, many of which are related to medical specialties. Anneleah Jaxen was hired on April 1 and officially started […]

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City and Veterans Coalition Launch New Residents’ Project to Honor Loved Ones of Veterans

City officials and members of the West Tennessee Veterans Coalition (WTVC) came together last week to introduce a new project honoring local veterans of the “past, present and future.” The project, titled “Our Faces of Freedom,” is a partnership between the city and WTVC that allows local residents to purchase banners to display their veterans […]

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Dalrada Corporation Adds Hospitality and Real Estate Veteran Phil Marriott to Company’s Board of Directors

Dalrada Corporation (OTCQB: DFCO) said it has appointed industry veteran Phil Marriott to the company’s board, to strengthen its position, particularly in the hospitality sector, as the industry hotel tries to meet energy saving and sustainability standards. A successful businessman, Marriott has over 50 years of experience in the hospitality industry. The Phil Marriott Company […]

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National Veteran Business Development Council partners with New York’s World Trade Week in May 2022

Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Certification Organization Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of the Port Authority Port Authority of New York and New Jersey For the second year, NVBDC is partnering with World Trade Week NYC’s national celebration of international trade that observes trade-related organizations. It’s an […]

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Capital Square Appoints Branding and Marketing Veteran Jacqueline Rogers as Chief Communications Officer

RICHMOND, Va., April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Square, a national investment sponsor specializing in tax-efficient real estate investments, today announced that Jacqueline Rogers joined the firm as director of communications. Rogers has built his career at many of the most influential companies in the country, with a focus on advanced technology, branding and marketing. […]

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96-year-old WWII veteran named hometown hero for decades of service

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) — A 96-year-old Sherman was named a hometown hero Thursday afternoon for his long list of service to his country and community. But, Ray Ferman does not consider himself a hero. “Those guys in the trenches, the guys who lost their lives, the guys who got hurt, those are the real heroes,” […]

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Monson veteran praises organizations for home repairs

MONSON – A recent collaboration between Purple Heart Homes (PHH) and Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) restored the residence of a military veteran and his family. PHH is a veterans service agency that focuses on housing solutions. Although based in North Carolina, PHH serves veterans nationwide. GSHFH is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that helps […]

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Are you a veteran? GRCC Veteran Services is available to help you succeed!

GRCC Veterans Center (Photo courtesy of the GRCC) Elizabeth Preston GRCC Veterans Services provides support to students as they transition from the military to student life. Patrick Coleman is the GRCC’s Veteran Success Coordinator and knows firsthand what it’s like to go from “combat to college.” He served in the military and then went to […]

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Mission Healthcare Achieves Highest Level of NHPCO Veterans Program

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mission Healthcare, one of the West Coast’s largest home healthcare, hospice and palliative care providers, is proud to announce that it is now a Level 5 Partner with We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Progression to this new level demonstrates a […]

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Heinrich, Luján oppose VA recommendation that could hurt veterans services in rural New Mexico

Monday, March 14, 2022 WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (DN.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (DN.M.) oppose recommendations the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provided to the Assets and infrastructure (AIR), which could impact the delivery of health care services in community outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Gallup, Las Vegas, Española and Raton. In a […]

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Open House: Volunteers of America Veterans Services Office in Cody | People

On March 17, Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their new Veterans Services office in Wyoming. The open house will be held at their new Cody office, located at 1026 19th Street from 1-2 p.m., with the ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. VOA […]

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Volunteers of America Northern Rockies Opens New Veterans Services Office in Miles City |

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies (VOA) will host an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their new Veterans Services office in Montana on March 15. The open house will be held at their new Miles City office, located at 517 N. Strevell Avenue, Unit A, from 1-2 p.m., with the grand […]

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Volunteers of America Northern Rockies Opens New Veterans Services Office in Miles City | State

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Veterans Services Representative Outreach Visits – The McPherson Sentinel

Staff report A Veterans Services Representative (VSR) from the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Affairs (KCVAO) The Salina Field Office will make regular visits to McPherson on March 8 to help veterans and their family members apply for state and federal benefits. Some of the important benefits available to veterans and their family members are: […]

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Solano County Hires New Director of Veterans Services

FAIRFIELD — Solano County has chosen its next veterans services director from San Francisco. Al Sims, 50, has been hired and will begin on March 28, the county announced in an online posting on its website. He is a veteran of the United States Army. “I served in the first Gulf War as a radio […]

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Two years later, Mountain View Library’s Veterans Services benefits the community of Randle and becomes a model for Grays Harbor County

By Isabel Vander Stoep / [email protected] For veterans in rural areas, finding medical or financial support can mean hours of driving to the nearest Veterans Affairs (VA) office. Fighting this was the motivation for the WestCare Foundation to open its first Veterans Connection cafe at the Mountain View Library in Randle in November 2019. Following […]

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Cattaraugus County Veterans Services to Host March Sessions | News

.The combination of high flows leading into this event, recent rainfall, and run-off from snow melt may cause a few rivers and creeks to exceed bankfull. …FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING… * WHAT…Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues to be possible. * WHERE…A portion of western New York, […]

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Cattaraugus County Veterans Services to Host February Sessions | Cattaraugus County

.The combination of run-off from snow melt and rain will cause levels on creeks and rivers to rise, potentially resulting in flooding. …FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING… * WHAT…Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt is possible. * WHERE…A portion of western New York, including the following counties, Allegany, Cattaraugus, […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Crook County Veteran Services welcomes new faces

Sean Kirk and Nancy Laude have joined the Crook County Veterans Services team and are willing and ready to serve local veterans. The faces of the Crook County Veterans Services office have changed, but the friendly service and hours have not. Sean Kirk and Nancy Laude joined the office about a month ago, and both […]

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Blaise Ingoglia seeks funds to improve veterans services and medical research

Rep. Republican. Blaise Ingolgia files a slew of appropriation requests, including a proposal to expand mental health services for veterans in Florida. The Spring Hill legislator is asking the Legislature to allocate $175,000 to K9 Partners for Patriots. Based in Brooksville, the nonprofit rescues shelter dogs and matches them as service animal candidates with veterans. […]

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Camden and Burlington counties recognized for service to veterans.

A most unusual recognition was given to a family at a recent ceremony to present dozens of military service medals to veterans. Gold Star mother Lisa Marie Brunner of Southampton accepted four posthumous Burlington County Military Service Medals for four veterans from different generations in her family during a ceremony at the Burlington County Library […]

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Gage County Veterans Services Needs Volunteers | Local News

John Grinvalds Editor of the Daily Sun Leon Hagan began volunteering to drive veterans to medical appointments in Omaha and Lincoln more than a decade ago. Then the transport van could afford to go whenever the veterans needed it. With a pool of 27 volunteer drivers, going every day of the week wasn’t too much […]

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Making a Difference: Jay Patrick, Executive Director of Liberation Veteran Services | Richmond Local News

Jay Patrick, Founder and Executive Director of Liberation Veterans Services, poses for a photo Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at the Liberation Veteran Service Center in Richmond, Va. Pastor Jay Patrick is the founder and executive director of […]

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Nonprofits join forces to add veteran services to art center – Huntington Now

the Spirit of Huntington Arts Center and Life services on the rise said Friday they were joining forces to expand and add resources for veterans while continuing to operate as a center for people with autism and special needs. The combined center will be called Rise in Spirit Community Arts Center and purchases the building, […]

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An administrative staff member will direct Veterans Services until the director is found

FAIRFIELD — Solano County supervisors on Tuesday named Michelle Heppner as acting director of Veterans Services. The announcement followed a closed session. Heppner, the legislative, intergovernmental and public affairs officer for the county administrator’s office, will hold the position until a full-time director is found to replace Ted Puntillo. She is a member of the […]

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Saratoga County Director of Longtime Veteran Services Honored Posthumously – The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA — The revival of a Saratoga County program that has honored more than 300 veterans who have died over 22 years took on an extremely personal tone Tuesday. The last recipient, Robert G. Mitchell, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, went on to serve as the county’s director of longtime veteran […]

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Southwest Metro Veterans Services Aims to Meet the Needs of Veterans | News from Chanhassen

County Veterans Services offices offer a wide variety of aids and benefits. Whether it’s disability compensation, retirement, dental and optical assistance or even door-to-door transport for medical appointments. When veterans contact the office seeking a service it does not provide, staff members work to connect them with other community organizations, nonprofits, or other groups, said […]

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UW-Stevens Point students find support through Veterans Services, Veterans Club

Members of the UW-Stevens Point Veterans Club in front of Old Main For U.S. Army veteran and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Julian Phan and other veterans on campus, the University Veterans Club office at Dreyfus University Center is a safe area. “When we’re out there, we can joke around, we can let off steam, […]

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WITH VIDEOS: Veterans services available, despite shortages, but vets must ask | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Robert Hunt, Commanding Officer of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2356 in Hillman, speaks at the post on Monday. ALPENA — Struggling with needs ranging from health crises to utility shutdown notices, Northeast Michigan’s aging military population can find help from local veterans’ offices and vet groups — if only […]

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Lansing Restaurant serves services to veterans on Veterans Day

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Today is Veterans Day and across the country people in central Michigan are reflecting on the sacrifices of veterans and their families. A Lansing business brought the community together to say thank you and give back to those who served. Veterans Day is usually marked with parades, but for the second […]

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Sarasota County Veterans Services Serving Those Who Served to Navigate Life

Veterans Services Available in Sarasota County Kimberly Kuizon reports SARASOTA, Florida. – At 20, Douglas Kremer enlisted in the US Army. He served in the 101st Airborne Division as a paratrooper during the Vietnam War. “I worked search and destroy in the Vietnam War and the place that scared us the most was going to […]

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Helen Ayer Patton appointed to Veteran Services USA Advisory Board

On Veterans Day, Helene Patton and David WebbSirius XM host Patriot, Fox Nation host and Fox News contributor to represent Veterans Services United States in the City of Tulsa parade. VSUSA will invest $30 million in the former Tulsa Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 7902 S. Lewis Ave. at Tulsa, Oklahoma. to revitalize the hotel […]

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FRC celebrates local VFWs and veterans services

In honor of Veterans Day, Feather River College invited its veteran students and staff, along with local VFW members, Plumas County Veterans Services, and the community to join a small celebration on campus. The event was organized by the FRC’s Diversity Committee and featured a traditional flag-raising ceremony led by local veterans. The day’s events […]

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University of Montana Launches New Office of Military and Veteran Services | Local News

The University of Montana is opening a new office to better serve veterans and active duty military. The rebranding of the former office of Veterans Education and Transition Services aims to reach more people connected to the military, whether they are veterans, active service members or members of their family. Through these relationships, the university […]

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Explain Guilford County Veterans Services

There are approximately 31,329 veterans living in Guilford County, many of whom are returning home after active duty. GUILFORD COUNTY, NC – Jeff Thigpen of the Guilford County Deeds Registry and Robert Shelly of Veterans Services answer your questions. Veterans Services What types of services are provided by Veterans Services and do you assist in […]

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GRCC Student Alliance Dedicates Town Hall to Discuss Veterans Services on Campus

New installation of a wooden GRCC wall on the 4th floor of Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall. (Breegan Petruska/The Collegiate Church) By Tara Black Jhe Grand Rapids Community College Student Alliance invited Patrick Coleman, GRCC Veteran Success Coordinator, Janice Holton, Veteran Benefits Coordinator, and Valerie Butterfield, Registrar of Veterans Services, to discuss services and benefits available […]

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Wisconsin Union, University Veteran Services to Host Veterans Day Event

November 7, 2021 11:59 am Job : November 7, 2021 11:59 am ME Parker // Shutterstock While traditional religion may have had only a brief resurgence after 9/11, patriotism, or civil religion, has had a much longer resurgence. One year after the terrorist attacks, Research bench reported that 62% of individuals felt more patriotic than […]

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UWSP students find support through Veterans Services, Veterans Club

By Carrie HeiblerSpecial for the Metro Wire For U.S. Army veteran and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Julian Phan and other veterans on campus, the University Veterans Club office at Dreyfus University Center is a safe area. “When we’re out there, we can joke around, we can let off steam, we can be real with […]

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Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission Seeks Volunteer Mentors

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission is looking for men and women to serve as mentors to veterans in the Dayton area. The new program helps mentors help veteran mentees navigate their recovery process through the VA. The program is overseen by the Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission Mentor Coordinator and […]

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Jana Moser Moore appointed Director of Veterans Services Office | VTX

Janette “Jana” Moser Moore, Assistant Director of Student Services for Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute, was appointed director of the university Veterans Services Bureau (OVS). In his new position, Moore provides oversight and leadership for OVS and the Veterans Resource Center (VetZone). Veterans and military-related students work with OVS for certification of veteran educational […]

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Swansea Veterans Services is encouraging residents to attend the next annual Veterans Meat Supper fundraiser

For immediate release SWANSEA – Swansea Director of Veterans Services Kevin Serpa would like to share information regarding the upcoming First Christian Congregational Church Veterans Meat Pie Dinner fundraiser. On Friday, November 5 from 4-7:30 p.m., the First Christian Congregational Church will host its 14th Annual Veterans Meat Supper fundraiser in honor of Swansea veterans […]

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Shane Gustafson takes office as new Beltrami County Veterans Services Officer – Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI — After several months of on-the-job learning, Robert Shane Gustafson has officially taken over as the Beltrami County Veterans Services Officer. Gustafson was sworn in at the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 19. The oath was read by Gustafson’s predecessor, Scotty Allison, who signaled his intention to retire in 2020 […]

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The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services makes a video highlighting the funeral

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Medford officials ask mayor to reinstate director of veterans services

As Medford City Council discussed a formal vote on Tuesday to demand that Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn fire the Director of Veterans Services after placing him on paid administrative leave pending a psychiatric evaluation, Councilor Michael Marks said the administration was on a “slippery slope,” taking action against a whistleblower employee. “Here is an employee reporting […]

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Clatsop County Veterans Services Program

A Veterans Services Officer (VSO) assists with matters relating to the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA), United States Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and related government agencies. VSOs can help acquire DVA compensation, pension, education, and death benefits for county residents. If an application is denied, this program can help with the appeal process. […]

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Hays receives $400,000 for services to veterans

By Sahar Chmais Two veterans service systems have received a collective $400,000 to help veterans in Hays County. The Hays County Veterans Affairs Office received $100,000 and the Hays County Veterans Processing Court received $300,000 through the Texas Veterans Affairs Commission (TVC). The TVC awarded $6.8 million in grants to Veterans Services in Central Texas, […]

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BG (ret.) Loree Sutton, MD named CEO of Veteran Services USA

MIAMI, September 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Officials with Veterans Services United States, a miami and New York City, today announced the appointment of BG (ret.) Loree Sutton, MD as Executive Director to lead VSUSA forward in designing and delivering innovative clinical, community, and peer services for veterans across the country. As part of its veteran […]

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Medford’s Director of Veterans Services has new ways to help

At this point in his life, Michael Durham knows there are many ways to serve, to improve people’s lives. When he was younger, he chose one that traveled through Afghanistan and then back to Medford where he is now the city’s director of veterans services. His advice to young adults is to look outside the […]

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Veteran Services USA Receives Major Grant from Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona Preserving Historic Property Features Along Nationally Recognized Highway

VSUSA Receives Significant Grant from Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona Tweet that The need to reinvest in the renovation of significant real estate assets along the Route 66 corridor is critical to avoiding future unintended losses. The frequency of overnight motel stays along the Route has decreased while the demand for affordable residential solutions […]

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Military and Veteran Services, ForcesUnited Presents $1,800 Scholarship to Augusta University Student – Jagwire

Augusta University Military and veteran services recently partnered with United Forcesa CSRA-based organization that serves the local military community, to award a one-time scholarship to an Augusta University student who is the spouse or dependent of a service member. The fall 2021 scholarship recipient is Mia Marrow, a occupational therapy graduate student in College of […]

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SCVNews.com | September 11: The Santa Clarita Veterans Services Collaboration will host the “Visit with a Vet” event

1993 –Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for infringement of ‘Valencia’ trademark by Palmer Apartments in Valle del Oro, Newhall [story] The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 36 additional deaths, including a child between the ages of 5 and 11, and 1,934 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with […]

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The Bureau of Veterans Services offers a scholarship chance

Image of Doc Bryan Student Services Center Arkansas Tech University’s Office of Veterans Services will host free lunches for ATU students who are veterans and military-affiliated personnel and dependents of veterans and military-affiliated personnel during the week. of August 23. Meals will be served in the Student Veterans Lounge in Room 104 of the Doc […]

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Waltham resident receives veterans service award

At a VFW Auxiliary State Meeting held July 24, VFW State Commander Doug Wood and former VFW State Commander Russ Jobe presented awards from the VFW organization of the ‘state to the VFW Auxiliaries and members who have excelled in the Auxiliary’s mission to help veterans during the 2020 campaign. -21, including member Kelly Durkee-Erwin, […]

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DAV launches new services for veterans, expanding response to COVID-19

Leaders of the veterans services organization explain how they are supporting veterans throughout the pandemic. Since its inception in 1920, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs and partner organizations to ensure veterans receive all of their benefits. Especially since the onset of COVID-19, the Veterans Services Organization (VSO) has […]

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SpartanNash Foundation Raises $330,000 for Veteran Service Organizations

The SpartanNash Foundation has raised $330,000 for three separate organizations serving veterans through its latest retail sales analytics campaign. The Byron Center-based charity arm of SpartanNash said last week that it had raised the sum – which will be split equally between Team Red, White & Blue, Operation Homefront and Honor and Remember – through […]

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Veteran Services USA, Lockwood buys portfolio of hotels for $225 million, plans mixed-use redevelopments

One of the ten properties purchased was Crowne Plaza, located at 7902 South Lewis Ave. in Tulsa, Okla. (Photo). MIAMI AND SOUTHFIELD, MICH. – Veteran Services USA and Lockwood Asset Management, based in Southfield, Mich., bought a portfolio of 10 hotels totaling more than 1.6 million square feet, for $225 million. The seller(s) were not […]

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Veteran Services USA Completes Acquisition of $225 Million National Portfolio

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Civil servants with United States Veterans Services, a Miami-based organization, today announced the $225 million purchase of ten properties across the United States totaling more than 1.6 million square feet. The company intends to redesign and convert the existing buildings into mixed-use destinations offering hotel guests a new range of Radisson Hotel housing with […]

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Randolph County Veterans Services Hires Two New Veteran Officers

Since the installation of the new Department Director in 2018, the Veterans Services vision for Randolph County has begun to take a new direction. Under the direction of County Commissioners and Administration, Veterans Services has hired two new officers to begin June 16 to meet community needs. Some of these needs include open 24-hour communication […]

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Congressman Gonzales secures key funds for Texas military operations and veterans services

Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) secured critical funds for military bases and operations, and veteran services throughout Texas’ 23rd District as part of the construction appropriations bill military and veterans for fiscal year 2022. “As a retired Navy Master Chief and a veteran myself, I know how critical our district’s military bases and operations are to […]

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Veteran Services USA withdraws zoning request for Tulsa Hotel redevelopment

Organizers behind redevelopment plans for the vacant Crowne Plaza hotel near East 81st Street and South Lewis Avenue withdrew their zoning request before the Tulsa City Council could take action on Wednesday. The project has met with some opposition and organizers now plan to spend time discussing why it would benefit the city. Veteran Services […]

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Shawnee State University Military and Veteran Services Announces ‘Got Your 6’ Awards

Jay Helsel received the SSU Student “Got Your 6” award for 2021. Nicole Neal, Director of Operations for the Student Business Center, received the SSU Faculty and Staff “Got Your 6” award for 2021. PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Office of Military and Veterans Services has announced the recipients of […]

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Bo Almond Settles in as New Veterans Services Officer – The Stanly News & Press

Bo Almond’s military career took him all over the world during his 12 years with the United States Army. As a senior military police officer in the mid-1980s, Almond was stationed in Japan and Korea and later, from 2002 to 2004, spent time in Iraq as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. . In the meantime, […]

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River Valley Veterans Services, Arkansas. Mental Health, Fort Smith

While many organizations are dedicated to serving veterans in the Fort Smith area, officials say some still fall through the cracks. Mauricio Gonzalez, Sebastian County Veterans Services chief, said Zachary Arnold, who shot and killed Lois Hicks, 87is the perfect example. Arnold was an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan from 2015 to 2018. He […]

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Commonwealth Hotels, Radisson Hotel Group Americas, Lockwood Development Partners and Veteran Services USA Join Forces to Execute Multi-Property Adaptive Mix at Scale

Commonwealth Hotels today announced a strategic alliance with Radisson Hotel Group Americas and Lockwood Development Partners to jointly acquire and redevelop nine hotels in eight states in partnership with Veteran Services USA, forming an extensive network of new mixed-use developments such as housing, seniors activities and day care, as well as vocational training and retraining […]

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The Hays County Veterans Services Office Helps Those Who Served

Jude Prather tells the story of a WWII Navy veteran who was rapidly losing his hearing. The folks at the Hays County Veterans Services office traced his hearing loss to service on a destroyer and its booming big guns. They combed through 75-year-old records, filled out form after form, and argued their case before Veterans […]

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Westbrook Veterans Services Office Establishes New Advisory Committee

Westbrook Veterans Services Officer Arty Ledoux said he is proud of the city’s work for veterans, including the creation of a new Veterans Services Advisory Committee. Ledoux The committee, made up of two residents, two veterans, two veterans representing local American Legion and Ledoux posts, complements the work of the Office of Veterans Services and […]

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Aspen Elks donates $12,800 to Veterans Services

Aspen Elks Lodge #224 announced last week that it is donating a total of $12,800 to two organizations serving veterans on the West Slope: the VA Western Colorado Health Care System and VFW Post 3981 at Grand Junction. The funds will be used to provide meals, food boxes, hygiene boxes and clothing to veterans in […]

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Greetings from your new Veterans Services Officer

By Ed Lautrup I hope you and yours are doing well and are recovering happily from a wonderful holiday season! Allow me to introduce myself, I’m Ed Lautrup and I’m the new Washington County Veterans Services Officer. I’m a kid from Kennard, went to school in Arlington, spent just over 20 years in the US […]

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Grand Rapids Community College gets $450,000 grant to build veterans service center

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Community College received a $450,000 federal grant to build a designated veterans center on campus and expand services to students who served in the military. The Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success will serve as a hub to connect veterans to campus resources such as financial aid, counseling […]

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The search continues for the new Veterans Services Office

January 21, 2021 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] The Livingston County Veterans Services Committee is looking for a new site to hopefully relocate its offices and better serve local veterans. The committee met virtually on Wednesday evening and discussed priorities for 2021, which includes signing a lease for a new office by the end of […]

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A Winters resident was renamed undersecretary for Veterans Services

Governor Gavin Newsom recently reappointed a Winters resident to the position of Undersecretary of Veterans Services at the California Department of Veterans Affairs. Keith Boylan has held the position since 2013, when he was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown. Prior to his appointment, Boylan served as Government Relations Liaison for the California Association of Veteran […]

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Bastrop County Honors Veteran Services Officer

Bastrop County Commissioners Court on Dec. 14 honored county Veterans Services Officer Tomika Nowlin and the work his office has done to help veterans after receiving praise from residents who she helped. “It was through her enlightened experience, selfless service and dedication to her work, in addition to being a veteran herself, that I observed […]

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‘We’re still here’: Local veterans services continue to help during pandemic | Local

Despite new social distancing and mask-wearing rules, a number of local veteran service organizations have continued to connect former service members to medical, financial and social supports. “We think it’s important for veterans in our community to know that we are still here and that there is support even during the pandemic. It doesn’t change […]

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Texarkana College Veterans Services Staff Host Priority Enrollment and Financial Aid Event

As Veterans Day 2020 approaches next week, Texarkana College would like to say “thank you” for the service and dedication shown to our country by hosting a special registration event for veterans and their dependents. Becky Fant, TC veteran services specialist, said financial assistance for veterans and their dependents is available to cover tuition, but […]

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Victoria County Veterans Services Officer Receives Texas Veterans Commission Award | Premium

The Victoria County Veterans Services Officer received an award from the Texas Veterans Commission for his work serving area veterans. On Monday, Victoria County commissioners applauded Eva Painter by presenting her with the commission’s 2019 Veterans Team Impact award. The award presentation was a great opportunity for the court to recognize someone in the county […]

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Madera County Welcomes New Veteran Services Officer

MADERA – The Madera County Board of Supervisors warmly welcomed new Veterans Services Officer Joshua Christopherson when he was introduced at a board meeting held earlier this month (June 2) just after the Christopherson’s first day on the job. As Veterans Services Officer, he will oversee the staff and day-to-day management of the Madera County […]

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San Mateo County Veterans Services Office Goes Online for Awareness | Local News

Ed Kiryczun Meeting veterans where they live plays a vital role in outreach at the San Mateo County Veterans Services office, but, with shelter-in-place orders forcing communities indoors, staff have had to move quickly to digital capabilities to prevent military personnel from slipping through the cracks. “The biggest concern is that people are not connected […]

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Veterans services are especially critical during the COVID-19 crisis

Veterans are one of the most resilient segments of our society. Only about 1% of our country is currently in service, and those who choose to serve bear the burden of responding to significant threats to our communities and the country as a whole. Some people decide to enter the service on active duty, while […]

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Veterans Services is suspending in-person office support due to COVID-19

VSO offers support by phone, email, videoconference SANTA FE, NM – Beginning March 24, all New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) field offices will temporarily postpone in-person office visits by veterans – and instead provide assistance to veterans by telephone, videoconference or e-poster. All previously scheduled office visits will be rescheduled. The decision is […]

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Texas A&M University Director of Veteran Services Receives National Award

Colonel Gerald L. Smith was recognized this month by the National Association of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Texas A&M Division of Student Affairs The director of veterans services at Texas A&M University was recognized this month by the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) for his passion, dedication and […]

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New Bingo Hall Funds Veterans Services | Local News

A new community bingo venue has opened its doors, and it’s for a good cause. Debra Christian, commanding officer of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Auxiliary in Texas State District II, dedicated her work to the memory of her father and other veterans. Christian Restoration Community Women Veteran Program Bingo had its grand opening on […]

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Westbrook Opens State’s First Municipal Veterans Services Office

City officials cut the ribbon, marking the grand opening of the state’s first municipal-level Veterans Services office. Left to right: Mayor Mike Foley, Director of Veterans Services Arty Ledoux, Former Mayor Mike Sanphy, and City Councilors David Morse and Victor Chau. Chance Viles/American Journal WESTBROOK — The city officially opened the state’s first municipal Veterans […]

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Westbrook Veterans Services office asks vets to register

WESTBROOK — Maine’s first municipal veterans service office is scheduled to open at the community center in January, but director Arty Ledoux is asking veterans to register ahead of time. One of the office’s first jobs is to get an idea of ​​how many veterans live in Westbrook, Ledoux said. Voluntary registration would help the […]

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Dani Molina joins the UCI as director of the Veteran Services Center | UCI News

Irvine, California, November 12, 2019 — Dani Molina, Ph.D., has been named director of the Veterans Services Center at the University of California, Irvine, effective Nov. 7, where he will continue the campus’ commitment to providing a welcoming environment for veterans combatants, reservists and their dependents. “Dr. Molina’s experience both as a veteran and as […]

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UPDATED: Veterans Services Guide – Oklahoma | TULtalk

Members of Veterans Walk and Talk Oklahoma pick up trash during a community service event. The non-profit veterans organization meets every Sunday. Tim Landes Updated: July 27, 2020 Whether it’s taking walks, making glass art, or getting a new pet, there are plenty of local resources available to veterans. Below is a list of services […]

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Alternative Veteran’s Services – Groups and nonprofits provide camaraderie and opportunity for veterans

John Donnelly of the Upper Keys VFW is grateful for the outpouring of support for vets in the Keys. He said, “The collective goodness of citizens living in the Florida Keys is beyond reproach. Having toured the neighborhood, I have never witnessed such love and respect for our veterans. Donnelly, himself a recipient of a […]

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In Year Five, University Veterans Services Expands Efforts to Build Community Among Military-Bound Badgers

Mirana Whaley, a freshman at UW-Madison, and her family chat with a Wisconsin Veterans Museum program representative during a university Veterans Services welcome event for military-related students September 25 at Dejope Residence Hall. Whaley is a Navy veteran pursuing studies in neurobiology. Her husband is an army veteran. Photo: Jeff Miller Mirana Whaley swears she […]

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New Mexico Department of Veterans Services plans stops in Deming, NM

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) will be making outreach stops in southern and southwestern New Mexico this fall and winter. DVS Officer Rosa Bycenski will be at the following locations to help veterans and widows of veterans apply for or improve their veteran or state benefits. Deming was targeted […]

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UHCL Veterans Services Office loses new director after just over three months – UHCL The Signal

The Captain Wendell M. Wilson Veterans Services Office is located on the third floor of the Student Services Building. Photo by The Signal reporter Jennifer Martinez. The Captain Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services (VSO) is where “military-affiliated” students, approximately 10% of UHCL’s student population, can go for educational support, help and advice, or […]

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Members of the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative honor 9/11 by helping each other

Eighteen years after the nation was forever changed by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, veterans gathered in a Valencia parking lot, socializing and helping each other in Santa Clarita’s first visit with a vet event. At the event held outside a mall on the corner of McBean Parkway and Decoro Drive, nearly 100 veterans, their families, […]