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Jeff Burum holds CD26 Congressional campaign kickoff

Jeff Burum holds CD26 Congressional campaign kickoff

By George Miller Oxnard Seabridge neighborhood resident Jeffrey Burum held his campaign kickoff at the Seabridge clubhouse. He has been testing the waters and doing events all over the District, which is mostly in Ventura County.  There will be Conejo Valley and Camarillo meetings as well. About 45 mostly local people showed up for this […]

Jeff Burum for Congress (CD26) Campaign Kickoff 12-11-17

Jeff Burum for Congress (CD26) Campaign Kickoff 12-11-17

So sorry to hear of the terrible fires and disruption of lives for people who lost homes, belongings or were evacuated. Thanks to our brave firefighters and police and private organizations for what they are doing. On a much brighter note, to all among us who were planning on going to Jeffrey’s campaign kick off, […]

Were You Displaced By The Thomas Fire? Do You Have A Pending VA Claim?

Were You Displaced By The Thomas Fire? Do You Have A Pending VA Claim?

The County of Ventura Veteran Services Officer and the LA Regional VA Office are working to expedite PENDING veteran compensation and pension and survivor pension and DIC claims for those displaced by the Thomas Fire. Anyone faced with this situation should contact the CVSO at 805 477-5155 or 477-5480 or they can e-mail me at mike.mcmanus@ventura.org. This only pertains to those displaced […]

Honoring Our Fallen Military Annually During The Holidays | National Wreaths Across America

Honoring Our Fallen Military Annually During The Holidays | National Wreaths Across America

Editor’s Note: The video below is from 2015 and features Trace Adkins’s Country Western rendition of Arlington from his 2005 album Songs About Me. This year’s theme was inspired by Maine singer/composer Rick Charette’s song I’m an American. Yes I Am! when it was sung by Kennebunk’s Elementary School Kid’s Chorus as part of the 2016 presentation for […]

Pentagon Plans Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability

Pentagon Plans Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability

Military.com | 20 Nov 2017 | by Amy Bushatz A rule allowing troops to transfer their post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to their children or spouse may soon see changes, a Defense Department official said in testimony submitted to lawmakers last week. “The Department of Defense intends to issue a policy change to the ‘Post-9/11 GI Bill’ regarding the transferability of benefits to […]

Let´s Get It Done For J.B. Stone, The Indomitable “Human Test Rat and Raconteur Extraordinaire”

Let´s Get It Done For J.B. Stone, The Indomitable “Human Test Rat and Raconteur Extraordinaire”

  By FRANK MIELE | Republished From Daily Inter Lake A press release from Sen. Jon Tester that I received last Tuesday held some apparent good news for a small group of veterans who have been fighting a private war against the Pentagon for three or four decades. Tester introduced a bill in March to […]

Veteran Identification Card | Have Questions? Get Answers

Veteran Identification Card | Have Questions? Get Answers

  Dear Veteran, Governor Brown signed legislation in 2014 that required the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to offer special driver’s licenses to veterans. The license has a “veteran” marking indicating honorable service in the United States Armed Forces. This new program went into effect on Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. The designation “VETERAN” […]

Final Day For Free Rides November 17 | VCTC East-West Connector

Final Day For Free Rides November 17 | VCTC East-West Connector

The VCTC East-West Connector is a NEW bus route, serving Simi Valley, Moorpark, Camarillo, Oxnard, and Ventura, with future plans to expand to the community of Somis.  The service operates weekdays between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. VCTC is kicking off its new service by offering FREE rides on Friday, November 10th – 17th during regularly scheduled hours.   The VCTC East-West […]

Reins Of Hope | Horses, Veterans, Military Personnel, And Families

Reins Of Hope | Horses, Veterans, Military Personnel, And Families

Last week on November 5th Reins of Hope (R.O.H) held a celebration of life party in Ojai for Chrome. Chrome was a much-beloved horse who served military personnel, veterans, and the public alike. This splendid organization offers opportunities for healing to our veteran and military community and their families through ongoing programs including the Warrior […]

A moving Vets Day celebration

A moving Vets Day celebration

By George Miller Oxnard always has a fine and moving Veterans Day celebration to honor those who served in the military, especially in wars. This year was no exception.  There is strong official and club support for this. Hundreds showed up in perfect Oxnard autumn weather on Veterans Day- 11-11-17-  to watch or participate in […]

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