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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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DAV still there for veterans in need – Macomb Daily

Jason Zielke Sr., 47, a national service officer with the Disabled American Veterans organization was heading to White Lake Township last July with his one-year-old son in the car. “Although it was perfectly clear and sunny on I-696, I looked up at the dark sky towards White Lake and said it didn’t look good at […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Muscogee County Veterans: Goodwill Host Panel on Veterans Benefits

COLUMBUS, Georgia (WRBL) – All Muscogee County veterans looking for help navigating VA benefits can attend an expert panel on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The panel of experts will include VA Benefits Advisor Melvin Tanner, VA Patient Advocate Harding Carr, the Columbus Vet Center and Goodwill Veteran Services Glen […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, […]

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A veterans’ organization needs money to fix an elevator

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) — A Richmond organization that helps homeless and disabled veterans says it needs thousands more dollars to fix its only elevator. Lee Conner, 89, volunteer for Liberation Veterans Services, raised nearly $10,000 to fix the long-broken elevator, but city inspectors said the repairs weren’t enough. Now the group faces another huge price. […]

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Spotlight on Support: The Military and Veteran Services Center provides support for veterans to succeed

For veterans who dream of making the transition to college, graduating, and pursuing successful careers, John Jay’s Military and Veterans Services Center is a critical source of support. “We work with veterans before they come here and help them transition into college and adjust to any unique challenges they may face. But we […]

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Veterans Services understaffed among 66% increase in vet students – UHCL The Signal

The 2019 U.S. News and World Report ranking of the best colleges for veterans ranked UHCL 31st. UHCL is also ranked 61st for regional universities in the West. Graphic courtesy of the UHCL Veterans Services Office Facebook page. Veterans are promised many opportunities when they enlist in the military; one of these promises is the […]

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Military and veteran services | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College Accreditation John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a premier veteran-serving institution at the City University of New York (CUNY) with more than 550 enrolled veteran and military students, is accredited speak Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education and the Council […]