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Cypress Place to Host 10th Annual ‘Salute Our Veterans’ Event June 27, 2018

Cypress Place to Host 10th Annual ‘Salute Our Veterans’ Event June 27, 2018

Ventura, Calif. – 92-year-old Ventura resident Jim Gordy remembers serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II like it was yesterday. Despite living through major events like D-Day, Hitler’s demise and the final days of the war, his most impactful memories involve the lessons he learned from his fellow service members. Now happily retired at Cypress Place Senior Living, […]

“If you’re free, thank a Vet! Salute Our Veterans at Cypress Place 6-27-18 | 10th Annual Event

“If you’re free, thank a Vet! Salute Our Veterans at Cypress Place 6-27-18 | 10th Annual Event

Our 10th annual Cypress Place Senior Living “Salute Our Veterans” event is coming up on June 27, 2018.   We have put together a tribute video from last year’s event.  Here’s a powerful tribute to local Veterans and widows of Veterans compiled from last year’s tribute. The event is open to the public and is free.  A complimentary […]

U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West | Concert July 1, 2018-3:00 PM

U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West | Concert July 1, 2018-3:00 PM

The Oxnard Ambassadors will be hosting the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West at 3pm on Sunday, July 1st in the Auditorium of the Oxnard Performing Arts Center.  The concert is free to the public with tickets available June 1st at the OPAC Box Office, American Cleaners in Oxnard, St Johns Hospital Gift Shop, and the Oxnard Convention and […]

Veteran Collaborative of Ventura County Monthly Meeting 6-14-18

Veteran Collaborative of Ventura County Monthly Meeting 6-14-18

The monthly meeting is Thursday, June 14 at 9:30 AM. Networking starts at 9:00. The Collaborative meets at National University. Speakers/topics for June include: Mike McManus, VC Veteran Services Officer regarding the collaborative and VSO Introduction of Veteran Services Office staff Jannette Jauregui, Ventura County Area Agency on Aging regarding programs and Remembering VC Veterans […]

Citizens Journal is proud to support our Ventura Military Veterans and the community that honors their service

Citizens Journal is proud to support our Ventura Military Veterans and the community that honors their service

  A year ago in July, Citizens Journal decided to dedicate a section of its free, online, daily newspaper to our Ventura military and veteran community. After all, these brave men and women have dedicated part of their lives in service to protecting our country and the freedoms we enjoy unlike any other population in […]

Our soldiers deserve educational freedom

Our soldiers deserve educational freedom

. By Larry Sand | Originally published in the California Policy Center In spite of teacher union attempts to deny them, Education Savings Accounts for military families are needed. A bill proposed by Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN) directs the Department of Education to establish a program that would “provide children with parents on active duty in the uniformed […]

While One Horse Runs for the Triple Crown at Belmont, Another runs for Wounded Veterans

While One Horse Runs for the Triple Crown at Belmont, Another runs for Wounded Veterans

Virginia Kruta | Contributor Thoroughbred Tenfold is running for a cause in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes — Homes For Our Troops, an organization that designs and builds special-access homes for injured veterans who have served in the U.S. military since the 9/11 attacks. The 3-year-old thoroughbred’s posted odds are 12-1 — he placed third at the […]

Honors Ceremony at the Moving Wall Commences on June 23, 2018

Honors Ceremony at the Moving Wall Commences on June 23, 2018

Together for the first time, the Remembering Our Fallen traveling photographic memorial which pays tribute to the 750 California Veterans who have fallen in the War on Terror since 9/11 and The Moving Wall honoring the 58,479 veterans who died in Vietnam will be staged at the Ventura Government Center from June 19 – 25.  The Honors Ceremony will […]

The Moving Wall together with the photographic memorial Remembering Our Fallen | June 19 – 25

The Moving Wall together with the photographic memorial Remembering Our Fallen | June 19 – 25

Together for the first time, the Remembering Our Fallen traveling photographic memorial which pays tribute to the 750 California Veterans who have fallen in the War on Terror since 9/11 and The Moving Wall honoring the 58,479 veterans who died in Vietnam will be staged at the Ventura Government Center from June 19 – 25.  If you would like […]

Remember the Battle of Midway | Ceremony and Lunch for our Military Personnel

Remember the Battle of Midway | Ceremony and Lunch for our Military Personnel

All Active Duty, Dependents, Retirees, DoD Employees w/CAC I.D. are invited to attend the ceremony followed by lunch.   Veteran Collaborative of Ventura County Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing –DONATE y

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