Events and Happenings
Check out the VBA Event Calendar for local events and happenings near you!
Using VA programs like the Veterans Treatment and Empowerment Center can help Veterans adjust to post-military life including fitting back into everyday routines and family responsibilities.
VA and the DoD released new online help for Veterans who are applying for a character of discharge upgrade, which includes downloadable forms with detailed instructions for the upgrade request.
Transitioning from a military career to a civilian career can be challenging. Here are three things Veterans should include on their resume and during an interview.
Are you an artist? Submissions for the 2018 National Veterans Day Poster Contest are being accepted until April 1, 2018.
City of Alameda Veterans Town Hall and Resource Fair
In Collaboration with the VA
Date: March 15, 2018 | 3:00pm to 5:00pm (PST)
Location: 1550 Oak St, Alameda, CA 94501
Join the Mayor of Alameda, Trish Spencer, and the Department of Veteran Affairs for a Veterans town hall meeting where the Mayor and area VA Directors will discuss and respond to your questions.
Town hall subjects will include:
The resource fair will follow immediatly after the townhall with information tables provided by the VBA, VHA, NCA, and the Oakland Vet Center. A variety of national and regional Veteran Service Organizations will be in attendance to include the American Legion, AMVETS, DAV, CalVet, VFW, and Alameda County.
Expected participants: Servicemembers, Veterans, the citizens of the City of Alameda, and their family members.
Vietnam War Veterans Day Commemoration
Date: March 29, 2018
Expected participants: Everyone!
Placer Veterans Stand Down
Placer County Fairgrounds,
800 All American City Blvd., Roseville, CA
Date: May 15-17 2018 | 8:00am to 4:00pm Daily (PST)
Open and FREE to all Veterans and their family members. Come for a meals, haircuts, showers, dental and medical services, legal and child support services, clothing and personal care supplies, health and human services assistance, as well as pet services.
A VA benefits counselor will be on location during the hiring fair to answer VA benefits questions; assist with eBenefits registration, and filing electronic claims.
Expected participants: Servicemembers, Veterans, and their family members.