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Viet Nam Moving Wall Display Workers Thanked

Viet Nam Moving Wall Display Workers Thanked

By George Miller At the 7-10-18 Council meeting, Oxnard Councilman Bert Perello thanked the City Corps members who worked to enable the Viet Nam War Moving Wall event at the Ventura County Government Center recently. Here’s the list of all the City Corp members that helped in the set up and take down of the […]

VCVC | Veteran Collaborative Ventura County 2018 Meeting Schedule

VCVC | Veteran Collaborative Ventura County 2018 Meeting Schedule

In November of 2011, the VCMilC, Ventura County Military Collaborative, held its first meeting. Last month in April, with the departure of VCMilC founder Kim Evans the Collaborative transitioned to new leadership and a new name, the Veteran Collaborative Ventura County. The Collaborative will continue meeting the second Thursday of every month at National University.  […]

Cypress Place to Host 10th Annual ‘Salute Our Veterans’ Event June 27, 2018

Cypress Place to Host 10th Annual ‘Salute Our Veterans’ Event June 27, 2018

Ventura, Calif. – 92-year-old Ventura resident Jim Gordy remembers serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II like it was yesterday. Despite living through major events like D-Day, Hitler’s demise and the final days of the war, his most impactful memories involve the lessons he learned from his fellow service members. Now happily retired at Cypress Place Senior Living, […]

“If you’re free, thank a Vet! Salute Our Veterans at Cypress Place 6-27-18 | 10th Annual Event

“If you’re free, thank a Vet! Salute Our Veterans at Cypress Place 6-27-18 | 10th Annual Event

Our 10th annual Cypress Place Senior Living “Salute Our Veterans” event is coming up on June 27, 2018.   We have put together a tribute video from last year’s event.  Here’s a powerful tribute to local Veterans and widows of Veterans compiled from last year’s tribute. The event is open to the public and is free.  A complimentary […]

U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West | Concert July 1, 2018-3:00 PM

U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West | Concert July 1, 2018-3:00 PM

The Oxnard Ambassadors will be hosting the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West at 3pm on Sunday, July 1st in the Auditorium of the Oxnard Performing Arts Center.  The concert is free to the public with tickets available June 1st at the OPAC Box Office, American Cleaners in Oxnard, St Johns Hospital Gift Shop, and the Oxnard Convention and […]

Sisters Who Serve, Dedicated to Military Women and Women in Military Families | Monthly Meeting Schedule

Sisters Who Serve, Dedicated to Military Women and Women in Military Families | Monthly Meeting Schedule

Sisters Who Serve is dedicated to securing and providing resources, training, and mentoring to Military Women and Women in Military Families to support their physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial well-being. Monthly meetings are generally held the 3rd Thursday of every month from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Meetings are held at the Goodwill Industries, 130 Lombard […]

Veteran Collaborative of Ventura County Monthly Meeting 6-14-18

Veteran Collaborative of Ventura County Monthly Meeting 6-14-18

The monthly meeting is Thursday, June 14 at 9:30 AM. Networking starts at 9:00. The Collaborative meets at National University. Speakers/topics for June include: Mike McManus, VC Veteran Services Officer regarding the collaborative and VSO Introduction of Veteran Services Office staff Jannette Jauregui, Ventura County Area Agency on Aging regarding programs and Remembering VC Veterans […]

Citizens Journal is proud to support our Ventura Military Veterans and the community that honors their service

Citizens Journal is proud to support our Ventura Military Veterans and the community that honors their service

  A year ago in July, Citizens Journal decided to dedicate a section of its free, online, daily newspaper to our Ventura military and veteran community. After all, these brave men and women have dedicated part of their lives in service to protecting our country and the freedoms we enjoy unlike any other population in […]

Our soldiers deserve educational freedom

Our soldiers deserve educational freedom

. By Larry Sand | Originally published in the California Policy Center In spite of teacher union attempts to deny them, Education Savings Accounts for military families are needed. A bill proposed by Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN) directs the Department of Education to establish a program that would “provide children with parents on active duty in the uniformed […]

Veterans | Ventura County Invites You to “Stand Down!”

Veterans | Ventura County Invites You to “Stand Down!”

Merriam-Webster defines “Stand down” as “…a relaxation of status of a military unit or force from an alert or operational posture”. To all veterans in our Ventura County neighborhoods and community, we are honored to have you “stand down” at the California Army National Guard Armory on Friday, Saturday, Sunday –  July 27, 28 & […]

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