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Wounded Vet Has a Bone to Pick with Restaurant

Wounded Vet Has a Bone to Pick with Restaurant

A vision-impaired veteran claims he was wronged by a California restaurant after it refused to let his dog join him for dinner. Readen Clavier, an Iraq War veteran who suffered head injuries when his vehicle was hit by an IUD in Balad, told KTVU that he was denied a meal at Inchin’s Bamboo in San […]

Habitat for Humanity and Move Inc. Team Up to Build Playhouses for Military Families

Habitat for Humanity and Move Inc. Team Up to Build Playhouses for Military Families

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County (HFHVC) is teaming up with the realtor.com® Westlake Village office for the second year in a row for a Playhouse Build Day. The Playhouse Program is an effort by HFHVC to bring together local corporations, the community and Habitat volunteers to build and donate playhouses to local active duty […]

Ventura County Student Veteran Expo, Sept. 15

Ventura County Student Veteran Expo, Sept. 15

Student veterans get connected with services and benefits Ventura College and the California Transition Assistance Program (CalTap), Veterans Services Division, CalVet, will present the Ventura County Student Veteran Expo, Friday, September 15, 2017, 9 a.m., at Ventura College (4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA, Applied Science Center, Lecture Hall ASC-150).  Sponsored by the California Department of […]

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society of Ventura County (NMCRS) celebrated Thrift Shop Appreciation Week the week of August 14-19, showing gratitude for the donors, customers, and volunteers who ensure the NMCRS Thrift Shop remains a resource on Naval Base Ventura County – Port Hueneme. Customers and volunteers enjoyed the tropical theme with treats and tropical […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts…A $1,000 Scholarship For Your Essay!

A Penny For Your Thoughts…A $1,000 Scholarship For Your Essay!

Every year, the Council of College and Military Educators, CCME, offers scholarships to active military, veterans, and to their spouses. Please visit their website for more information about how you may qualify: http://www.ccmeonline.org/scholarships The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to offer $1000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and […]

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

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 […]