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Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee (VAAC) Town Hall - June 08 - Sequim

Published: 06/08/2022

VAAC Townhall Meeting at American Legion Post #62


Join your Governor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and our community partners as we hear updates from:

-WDVA Services

-Federal VA Caregiver Program

-County Veterans Assistance Fund


-Suicide Prevention Program


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Memorial Day Events & Observances

Published: 05/30/2022

Women Veterans Day Celebration - Hope in Action

Published: 05/24/2022

Join us for Women Veterans Day

10AM-12:30PM - June 12, 2020


Marriott Tacoma Downtown

1538 Commerce Street, Tacoma WA 98402

Attire: Sunday Brunch Best


Join us for a day of recognition & celebration honoring WA State's Women Veterans. #TheseAreOurHeroes


www.eventbrite.com/e/women-veterans-day-tickets-332790253607… read more

WDVA Hot Jobs Updated List - Updated May 23, 2022

Published: 05/24/2022

Apply Now and please share the following WDVA job openings with your audiences. 

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Military Spouse Appreciation Month

Published: 05/23/2022

WHEREAS, Washington state is home to more than 37,000 military spouses of active duty, National Guard, and reserve service members and an estimated 348,000 military spouses of veterans; and
WHEREAS, military spouses are recognized as the heart of our nation's military families, and their resiliency and resourcefulness are integral to the readiness of the United States Armed Forces; and… read more

NEWS RELEASE - Public Invited to Memorial Day Observance at State Veterans Cemetery.

Published: 05/16/2022

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs News Release

May 12, 2022

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Save The Date - Serving Those Who Served Conference - Wenatchee Convention Center - Aug 25/26

Published: 05/10/2022


We are excited to share that the 5th Annual Serving Those Who Served Conference will be taking place at the Wenatchee Convention… read more

WDVA Joins Oregon DVA & Tribal Veteran Partners in Hosting Tribal Veteran Advocate Conference

Published: 05/04/2022

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) had the distinct honor of joining Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) and multiple tribes in hosting the 2022 Tribal Veteran Advocate Conference this week with the purpose of offering training about VA benefits and programs aimed at improving services to tribal veterans and their families… read more

2022 Legislative Session Update on Military & Veteran-Related Bills - Message from the Director

Published: 05/02/2022

The 2022 Legislative Session started and ended with a flurry of activity!  While this year was a short (60 day) session, the amount of work accomplished on behalf of veterans and their families was remarkable!
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Tribal Veteran Advocate Conference

Published: 04/28/2022

The Tribal Veteran Advocate Conference: Supporting the Warrior Journey & Making Connections Virtual Training will be held virtually via the Zoom platform on Monday, May 2, 2022 and Tuesday, May 3, 2022 April 21, 2022, from 10:00am – 3:00pm PST.

The Tribal… read more