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Wheel to the Sea | A Challenge hike for Veterans, Wheelchair Users and Volunteer Pushers

Wheel to the Sea | A Challenge hike for Veterans, Wheelchair Users and Volunteer Pushers

Join us at the FREE “Wheel to the Sea” event “A challenge hike for Veterans, wheelchair users and volunteer pushers” Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8AM-6:30PM  | Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Malibu, CA This exciting community event is especially designed to serve individuals in wheelchairs, including Iraq, Afghanistan and other military Veterans (and their […]

Back-to-School Brigade | Helping Military Families With Supplies

Back-to-School Brigade | Helping Military Families With Supplies

Operation Homefront is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive — not simply struggle to get by — in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. For over fifteen years, we have provided programs that offer: RELIEF (through Critical Financial Assistance […]

Become a Sponsor! A challenge hike for veterans, wheelchair users, and volunteer pushers!

Become a Sponsor! A challenge hike for veterans, wheelchair users, and volunteer pushers!

A major focus for this event is serving military Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, and their families. Other participants are adults and children living with illnesses, or past accident patients who are living with physical disabilities. Some groups include residents of the United Cerebral Palsy, Los Angeles, Hill Crest House, W. LA CalVet Home […]

Veterans Pathway to Citizenship Workshop | March 23, 2019

Veterans Pathway to Citizenship Workshop | March 23, 2019

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces may be eligible for expedited citizenship due to their military service. The CalVet Minority Veterans Division has partnered with El Concilio and Blanchard Community Library to provide free legal assistance to veterans seeking citizenship and/or naturalization services. Additionally, veterans will have the opportunity to learn about state and federal […]

Court decides ‘Blue Water’ Navy veterans should be eligible for Agent Orange benefits

Court decides ‘Blue Water’ Navy veterans should be eligible for Agent Orange benefits

By NIKKI WENTLING | STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 29, 2019  WASHINGTON — A federal court ruled Tuesday that Vietnam veterans who served on ships offshore during the war are eligible for benefits to treat illnesses linked to exposure to the chemical herbicide Agent Orange – a decision that has the potential to extend help to thousands of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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