Medal of Honor Tribute
We honor U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Laszlo Rabel. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions performed in Vietnam fifty years ago, on November 13, 1968.
Join with us as we celebrate National Veterans and Military Families Month.
Benefits Counselor: Big Island: Hilo and Kona
Hilo: Hilo Federal Building, Suite 327, 154 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720
Kona: Kona Vet Center, Hale Kui Plaza, Suite 207, 73-4976 Kamanu St, Kona HI 96740
Event: Hilo: A VA Benefits Counselor is permanently stationed at the Hilo VA Office. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm HST with last customer seen at 3:30pm, except every first and third Wednesday of each month when the Counselor is scheduled to be in Kona. The Benefits Counselor will be available to answer VA Non-Healthcare related benefit questions and assist with the claims process.
Event: Kona: Effective November 20, 2018, the Hilo Office VA Benefits Counselor will be at the Kona Vet Center every first and third Tuesday of each month from 10:00am to 2:00 pm HST, with the last customer seen no later than 1:30pm. The Benefits Counselor will be available to answer VA Non-Healthcare related benefit questions and assist with the claims process. Customers will be seen on a first come basis.
Date & Time: Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018 | 11:00 a,m. HST
Location: War Memorial Natatorium, 2815 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii
Event: State of Hawaii Governor David Ige and City and County of Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell in partnership with the Hawaii WWI Centennial Task Force cordially invite the public to attend a joint ceremony to commemorate the Centennial of Armistice Day, in honor of Hawaii's 9,800 WWI Veterans and to celebrate all American Veterans, past and present.
For more information, please contact the Hawaii Office of Veterans Services at 808-433-0420.
Every day is Veterans Day at VA. To all those who have served, and those serving today, we thank you for your service. Here is a photo album of Veterans Day events across America and across the ages.
The United States Marine Corp turned 243 years old on 11/10. Join with us in wishing them a happy birthday!
U.S. Navy Veteran Toni Braxton believes her life was saved by early detection and treatment of her breast cancer by VA. Now, she is helping others learn about VA services.
In the last year, over 57,000 Veterans have participated in Rapid Appeals Modernization Program and $106 million in retroactive awards.
Veteran Maria Quillin from Lexington, VA won three medals at the National Veterans Creative Arts Competition held at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
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