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Naval Base Ventura County | African American History Special Meal

Naval Base Ventura County | African American History Special Meal

A special meal will be served at the NBVC Port Hueneme and Point Mugu galleys on 13 February. This meal is open to Active Duty, Dependents, Retirees, and DoD employees with CAC I.D. For questions, please call Theresa Miller McKenrick, Public Affairs Officer, 805-989-9234. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

Veterans Will Have More Access to Private Health Care Under New V.A. Rules

Veterans Will Have More Access to Private Health Care Under New V.A. Rules

By Jennifer Steinhauer | Jan. 30, 2019 Published in the New York Times WASHINGTON — Veterans who live as little as a 30-minute drive from a Veterans Affairs health care facility will instead be able to choose private care, the most significant change in rules released Wednesday as part of the Trump administration’s effort to fix years-old problems with […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner | Simi Valley Museum of Military History

Valentine’s Day Dinner | Simi Valley Museum of Military History

All proceeds go to support the VFW Post 10049 Museum of Military History in Simi Valley. The VFW Military History Museum is open to the general public and it welcomes Veterans and Active Military from all the Armed Services. Veterans can come and see displays of WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. The Museum also has […]

Remembering American Hero Chris Kyle, Who Died 6 Years Ago Today

Remembering American Hero Chris Kyle, Who Died 6 Years Ago Today

William Davis | Contributor   Today is Chris Kyle Day in the state of Texas, a day dedicated to honoring “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, who was killed at the age of 38 on Feb. 2, 2013. Kyle was an Iraq war veteran and one of the most effective snipers in U.S. history. He was killed […]

Sisters Who Serve, Dedicated to Military Women and Women in Military Families | Monthly Meeting Schedule 2019

Sisters Who Serve, Dedicated to Military Women and Women in Military Families | Monthly Meeting Schedule 2019

A “Sister Who Serve” is a woman who is: Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve or a Veteran; and a Spouse, Mother, Daughter, Sister, or a caregiver who needs support for a Military Soldier. Meetings are generally on the 1st Tuesday of the month @ at 5:00pm Pacific Time. 5:00 – 6:00 pm Happy Hour/Early Bird Menu/Networking […]

California has mismanaged its veterans home properties, audit finds

California has mismanaged its veterans home properties, audit finds

By PATRICK MCGREEVY . California has “mismanaged” properties where its state-run veterans homes are located, failing to charge market rents to private users and shortchanging programs that should benefit from the leases, a state audit concluded Tuesday. The head of the California Department of Veterans Affairs agreed with the findings and said changes would be made, […]

Cemetery Invites Public to Funeral for Veteran Who Died Alone — Boy, Did They Show Up

Cemetery Invites Public to Funeral for Veteran Who Died Alone — Boy, Did They Show Up

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor  The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery was unable to locate any family members to attend services for a Vietnam Air Force veteran named Joseph Walker — so staff members charged with organizing his funeral made a public plea for attendance. “We do not leave veterans behind,” they said. (RELATED: Dan Crenshaw Puts Trump’s […]

Helping Veterans Heal Mental Illness through Photography

Helping Veterans Heal Mental Illness through Photography

E.P. Foster Library- will present on Saturday February 9, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. the new documentary “Visions of Warriors” in the Topping Assembly Room. The Veteran Photo Recovery Project (VPRP), an innovative art therapy program at the Veterans Affairs Menlo Park, utilizes photography to help veterans suffering from moral injury, post-traumatic stress […]

FACT CHECK: ‘Veterans Unemployment has Reached an 18 Year Low’

FACT CHECK: ‘Veterans Unemployment has Reached an 18 Year Low’

Shane Devine | Fact Check Reporter   President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter that veteran unemployment has hit an 18-year low. Just announced that Veterans unemployment has reached an 18 year low, really good news for our Vets and their families. Will soon be an all time low! Do you think the media will report on this […]

The Purple Heart Project | Woodworking for Wounded Warriors

The Purple Heart Project | Woodworking for Wounded Warriors

Woodcraft of Ventura is proud to partner with Rob Cosman to support and participate in the Purple Heart Project. Rob Cosman’s Purple Heart Project Mission: Introduce physically and mentally Wounded Warriors, suffering the negative effects of combat, to the peace and joy that can be found through the therapy of traditional hand tool woodworking. Rob Cosman is a […]