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DVA News

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Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Welcomes First Gold Star Parent Resident into Homes Program

Published: 05/03/2021

Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Welcomes First Gold Star Parent Resident into Homes Program

Veterans Conservations Corps is currently offering several internships

Published: 04/23/2021

Get connected, while giving back to your community!

Veterans Conservations Corps is currently offering several internships in locations like Orting, Olympia, Okanogan, Tumwater, Spokane, Colfax, Shelton and Lake Stevens.

Veterans Conservation Corps serves those who served by providing veterans with self-directed connections to the lands, waters, and communities in WA State.… read more

NEWS RELEASE - Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle Donates 20,000 Face Masks to the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

Published: 04/21/2021

Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle

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April as National Financial Literacy Month

Published: 04/21/2021

In 2004, the U.S. Congress designated April as National Financial Literacy Month with a goal to raise awareness of the importance of sound financial literacy, that can lead to personal and family economic well-being. In commemorating this month, President Biden’s… read more

Building 6 & 7 Demolition - Washington Soldiers Home in Port Orchard

Published: 04/19/2021

On April 21, demolition began to remove two buildings at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard. Building’s 6 and 7 previously housed veterans living in a domiciliary program, a U.S. Post Office, snack bar and other activities for the Veterans Home.

They have been unused since 2005 when a new nursing care building was opened. Demolition is scheduled to be complete by April 21,… read more

Washington State Vet Corps Regional Newsletter - 2nd Edition

Published: 04/19/2021

2nd Edition of the Vet Corps Regional Newsletter

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Flag Lowering - 4/16/21 (Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana)

Published: 04/16/2021

Flag Lowering - 4/16/21 (Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana)

Pursuant to the attached Presidential Proclamation, Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff… read more

April is the Month of the Military Child (MOMC)

Published: 04/15/2021

As you know we continue our mission in Serving Those Who Served and supporting our veterans and their families.  With that being said, we take the opportunity during April as the Month of the Military Child (MOMC) to salute our military children.

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Department of Labor releases high demand occupation list for the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program

Published: 04/15/2021

Department of Labor releases high demand occupation list for the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to launch the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) as part of its continued effort to support Veterans seeking retraining and economic opportunities in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WDVA Podcast - WDVA Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Joseph Jimenez

Published: 04/14/2021

WDVA Employee and Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Joseph Jimenez joins the WDVA Podcast to tell his TBI story.

Listen here, or wherever you get your podcasts from!

https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-bi2tg-100b146