Text Reminder for Appointments
You can now receive a text reminder for your Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment appointments. Contact your Vocational Rehabilitation counselor to sign up.
Speaking at the Annual Convention of Jewish War Veterans, Secretary Robert Wilkie explained how a new electronics record-keeping system will streamline obtaining VA benefits for Veterans.
The Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center is one of 10 VA centers who are developing and implementing agricultural training for Veterans.
In El Paso, 244 homeless Veterans have a permanent home because the Housing and Urban Development – Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing program.
In the new reality TV show "Hard to Kill," Tim Kennedy, a Green Beret and Texas Army National Guard soldier, attempts to perform the work of everyday people who risk their lives in dangerous jobs.
LOCAL EVENTS AND HAPPENINGS
U.S. Coast Guard Island Alameda Celebrates Coast Guard Day 2018
Date: August 4th, 2018 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Coast Guard Island, Alameda, CA
Join family and friends at Coast Guard Island, Alameda, CA for a Coast Guard Day Celebration in honor of the Coast Guard's 228th Birthday this Saturday, August 4th
The Event Will Be Held on The Soccer/Softball Field. Fun for All Ages to include:
Food Trucks Helo Flyover
Petting Zoo Face Painting
Climbing Wall Zipline
Archery Tag Bounce Houses
Obstacle Course Spider Zone
Green Art Horse & Carriage Rides
With live performances and entertainment by: Lilan Kane, Roem Bauer, and DJ Denova.
Oakland Regional Office will be there with an information table set up to answer your questions about VA benefits. Please stop by to see us if you are a currently separated Veteran or you are looking to separate from the military soon. See you then!
Expected participants: Everyone! Find out more at the Coast Guard Alameda Facebook Page.
Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA 9th District) Resource Fair
Date: August 4th | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: San Joaquin County WorkNet, 56 S. Lincoln Street, Stockton, CA 95203
Join longtime advocate for Veterans, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Oakland VA Regional Office and may others will assit you at the Congressman McNerney sponsored Veteran Resource Fair in Stockton, CA.
Representatives from federal and state agencies, non-profits, and educational institutions will be available to discuss services and opportunities for veterans, and to hand out resources to those interested. Follow the congressional office HERE for more information. The event flyer can be found HERE.
For more information or to RSVP to the event, please call the Congressman’s Stockton office at (209) 476-8552.
Expected participants: Servicemembers, Veterans, and their family members.
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