The Combat Female Veteran Life After War Program Celebration on 3/8/17 has been rescheduled in order to accommodate more women Veterans. New Date: TBA
My name is Sandra Robinson; I am an Operation Desert Storm Combat Veteran. On March 8, 2017, “International Women’s Day” Kernersville VA Health Care Center will be celebrating a new program “Combat Female Veteran Life After War” from 9am-4pm. The VA leadership will be there around 11-1pm. Come meet and greet your local Combat Female […]
According to the United States Department of Defense, Media Contact (Army Public Affairs) on August 15, 2005, the Department of Defense announced death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. “Specialist Toccara R. Green, 23, of Rosedale, Maryland, died on August 14, 2005, in Al Asad, Iraq, where multiple improvised explosive devices detonated […]
By Lisa Rein Politics (Washington Post) “David J. Shulkin, an internist and longtime health administrator, was unanimously confirmed Monday to lead the troubled Veterans Affairs Department, becoming the first of President Trump’s Cabinet picks to be embraced by all Republicans and Democrats. He is the sole holdover from the Obama administration. No senators dissented on […]
The Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) is sponsoring a free legal clinic for veterans on February 15th & 21st. Registration is required. Call (213) 896-6537 to reserve your seat for free workshops, and one-on-one assistance with an attorney. For more details, download the FREE Veterans Clinic flyer.
Learn more about the accomplishments, achievements, and struggles African American service members have conquered while serving our country. The links and descriptions below were compiled by the VAG, using using the directory from the research by Military.com Contributor Sean O’Melveny. The Tuskegee Airmen Find a brief history of this groundbreaking World War II air crew, […]
Lt. Col. Helen Hennessey narrowly escaped Batan before invading Japanese forces took over. After making her way to the island of Corregidor in the Philippines, she cared for the sick and wounded in a hospital there. She retired from active duty in the Air Force on January 31, 1967. Read more about Lt. Hennessey in […]
2017 23rd Annual VAMC Winterhaven Homeless Stand Down and 13th Annual NAAV Community Partner Participation On January 28, 2017, NAAV participated in its thirteenth year of helping homeless and at-risk Veterans of the greater DC metropolitan area at the DC VA Medical Center’s (VAMC) Winterhaven Stand Down for Homeless Veterans, along with collaborative partners representing agencies, […]
The District of Columbia Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States will host the Hiring Our Heroes event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 (12:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. EST). The event will be held at the DC Department of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Headquarters Building at: 1601 Kenilworth Avenue N.E., Washington, D.C. Directions […]
The Real Deal is reporting that the Honorable Rick Lazio, Former New York Congressman, is President Trump’s top pick for Deputy Secretary position at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).