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Veterans and Active Military: Calling All Harley-Davidson Fans!

Veterans and Active Military: Calling All Harley-Davidson Fans!

In May 2017, Adam Sandoval and Harley-Davidson awarded San Diego veteran Shane Kruchten a new H-D motorcycle. Shane is one of three Californians out of seven veterans or military men or women in the United States who has had or will have an opportunity to compete for a new Harley!  http://missionthankyou.com/ Sandoval and his chihuahua […]

Vietnam Vet With Dementia Reassured When Colonel Tells Him ‘Your duty is done’

Vietnam Vet With Dementia Reassured When Colonel Tells Him ‘Your duty is done’

It has been decades since Lawrence Silk foughtthrough three different tours in Vietnam – but due to his dementia, he still wakes up some days and feels like he has to ship out and start fighting once more. As a means of soothing his troubled mind, however, Lt. Col. Andy LaFrazia stopped by the veteran’s […]

An Excellent Education Opportunity for Veterans

An Excellent Education Opportunity for Veterans

“In gratitude for their service, the CAL-VET California Department of Veterans Affairs College Fee Waiver (CCFW) Program provides higher education benefits to the dependents of service-connected disabled or deceased veterans.” Visit CalVet California for more information The Veteran Services Office was established in 1937 by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors to provide assistance to veterans, […]

Tropical Treasures, Hawaii-style!

Tropical Treasures, Hawaii-style!

KICK-OFF EVENT WHEN: August 14, 2017  TIME: 10:00 AM WHERE: Port Hueneme, Building #829 (15th & Harris) Join us in celebrating the great resource that is the NMCRS Thrift Shop on Monday, August 14, at 10:00am, on Port Hueneme, bldg. 829 (15th & Harris), with a brief, yet festive, kick-off event. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirts, hair flowers, and […]

Come Laugh With Us! Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Fundraiser

Come Laugh With Us! Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Fundraiser

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a nonprofit with a branch located at Naval Base Ventura County, on Port Hueneme, that, in partnership with the Navy & Marine Corps, provides financial, educational and other needs-based assistance to active-duty and retired Sailors & Marines, their eligible family members and survivors. Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Founded in […]

VET2VET: Fighting the Good Fight

VET2VET: Fighting the Good Fight

By Mike Smith “A lot of vets have a hard time receiving their benefits. It’s a struggle. It’s a big fight; you need to fight for your benefits,” says Rob Ortiz, U.S. Marine veteran and CEO of VET2VET Veteran Education and Fitness Training. Since 2014, VET2VET has been fighting for the rights of active and […]

Happy 227th Birthday US Coast Guard – August 4!

Happy 227th Birthday US Coast Guard – August 4!

1790-2017! @USCG #CG227 #SEMPERPARATUS #CHEERSUSCG #SOT We’re very proud to wish our friends at the US Coast Guard a happy 227th birthday which they will celebrate August 4th! Like all of our military men and women, the Coast Guard is a vital part of our national security and we thank them for their service!The US […]

Socks for Soldiers — Boot Socks Make A Soldier Smile!

Socks for Soldiers — Boot Socks Make A Soldier Smile!

Boot Socks a Vital, but Overlooked Necessity For our troops deployed in combat roles on the front lines of Afghanistan and Iraq, a daily patrol consists of miles and miles of walking through dusty and rocky villages with bad roads or no roads at all. In this harsh terrain and with the demands of long […]

6th Annual Military and Veterans Expo

6th Annual Military and Veterans Expo

  EVENT DATE: Saturday, August 26, 2017 EVENT TIME: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EVENT LOCATION: Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley Street, Camarillo Expo 2017 anticipates 2,000 attendees and is a free event for all Military, Veterans, their families and the community that supports them. The event is produced by the Ventura County Military Collaborative. […]

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation Receives $40,000 Grant

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation Receives $40,000 Grant

Ventura County veterans will receive expanded services from the Gold Coast Veterans Foundation (GCVF) thanks to a $40,000 matching grant from the Martin V. & Martha K. Smith Foundation. “The continued support from the Martin V. & Martha K. Smith Foundation is special for Gold Coast Veterans Foundation,” says J.C. Oberst, GCVF executive director. “This […]

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