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Team March 101: The Veterans Administration Office of Research Oversight (VAORO)

Posted November 6, 2015 by

(This will be an ongoing series to introduce  you to individual units or offices that make up Team March. The series will run before each Unit Training Assembly or twice a month.) The Veterans Administration Office of Research Oversight (VAORO) has been at March Air Reserve Base nearly 10 years, according to John Farley, health…

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First sergeant appointed to California Veteran’s Board

Posted March 4, 2016 by by Linda Welz

Master Sgt. Carla J. Thornton, acting first sergeant, 452nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, was appointed to the California Veteran’s Board by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on February 11, 2016. As a veteran, member of a military organization, and California resident, Thornton met the requirements to serve on the board and applied in 2012. It wasn’t…

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Free resources available for all Veterans in need or at risk

Posted September 25, 2015 by

Below you will find a list of free resources and programs for veterans. All links are current as of September 1, 2015. You can visit www.TADPGS.com to enter your resume and review the available jobs. If there any that you feel you are qualified for, apply immediately on the website. You can join the Linkedin…

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VA partners with PGA to support PGA HOPE Program for Veterans with disabilities

Posted March 11, 2016 by by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs public affairs

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with PGA REACH, the philanthropic arm of PGA of America, to bring a specialized golf program to disabled Veterans. The program, PGA HOPE – Helping Our Patriots Everywhere, is a therapeutic program to aid in the rehabilitation process for disabled Veterans. The purpose of PGA…

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VA launches new no-cost training programs

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Programs Designed to Help Transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans Develop New Skills and Credentials (www.va.gov) WASHINGTON –  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) August 5 launched two new no-cost training programs, Accelerated Learning Programs (ALPs) and VA Learning Hubs, to help transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans from all eras learn skills, earn credentials, and advance in civilian…

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Retired Air Force, RAO staff member passes

Posted March 25, 2016 by

Courtesy photo/Linda Brown The March Air Reserve Base Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to express their sincere condolences to the family and friends of longtime staff member and retired Senior Master Sgt. William Brown following his recent passing. After retiring from the Air Force following 27 years of service, Brown continued to serve his…

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Through the glass: Veteran remembers his past

Posted July 31, 2015 by By Airman 1st Class Amber Carter

(This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Museums display artifacts that provide evidence of times from the past. Walking into a military museum is like sitting down with a senior veteran and hearing their war stories from the “good old days.”…

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Combat Veterans Get Telephonic Health Care Application Option

Posted April 1, 2016 by by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has amended its enrollment regulations to allow Veterans to complete applications for enrollment in VA health care by telephone without the need for a signed paper application. The change is effective immediately for Combat Veterans and will be effective July 5, 2016, for all…

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New grants for veteran housing and support in California

Posted July 24, 2015 by

(usvetsinc.org) U.S.VETS and other members of the California Association of Veterans Service Agencies (CAVSA) have been awarded first round Proposition 41 funding for six projects totaling more than $22 million in Sacramento and Los Angeles that will provide 392 units of housing and extensive supportive services for homeless low-income veterans. “This first round of awards…

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VA announces progress made to improve access to care

Posted April 22, 2016 by

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) top health care official announced progress and new steps VA is taking to improve Veterans access to health care. Dr. David J. Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health, announced the measures during a briefing to a group of more than 100 journalists attending the Association of Health Care…

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