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NOW HIRING: Military Spouse Liaison (Program Specialist 5)

Published: 03/01/2021

NOW HIRING: Military Spouse Liaison (Program Specialist 5)

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2994821/military-spouse-liaison-program-specialist-5

 

You'll be relied upon to convene partners, and develop and present military spouse strategy proposals. The position will also provide some direct consultation and support to military spouses on their… read more

WDVA Honors Former Director, John M. King - 1948 - 2021 

Published: 02/26/2021

A Message from the Director
WDVA Honors Former Director,
John M. King - 1948 - 2021 

By WDVA Director, Alfie Alvarado-Ramos

On January 26, 2021, John M. King lost his battle with cancer.  John was a Vietnam Veteran who believed the sun rose and set with his wife Joy, and lived for his sons, his grandchildren and… read more

WDVA Podcast - Michael Laine of Liftport

Published: 02/25/2021

#wdvaPodcast: Michael Laine of Liftport

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs is… read more

Now Accepting Admissions for Four Skilled Nursing Facilities – Walla Walla, Orting, Port Orchard and Spokane

Published: 02/24/2021

Now Accepting Admissions for Four Skilled Nursing Facilities – Walla Walla, Orting, Port Orchard and Spokane

Caring for veterans who need skilled nursing, rehabilitation, or long-term… read more

WDVA Signs Memorandum of Agreement with Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Published: 02/09/2021

On February 6, 2021 the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe signed a memorandum of agreement which allows the agency to provide Veteran Service Officer training, accreditation, and technical support to the Cowlitz Indian Tribes’ Tribal Veterans Representative.

This agreement was made possible by a federal rule… read more

Additional Information on COVID-19 Vaccines from Federal VA

Published: 02/04/2021

Additional Information on COVID-19 Vaccines from Federal VA

For Veterans enrolled in the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Spokane VAMC and its clinics, Walla Walla VA, or Portland VAMC:  If you're eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine, your VA health care team will contact you directly. … read more

10 Facts about African-American Military Service

Published: 02/02/2021

10 facts about African-American military service
In honor of Black History Month, the below statistics bring to life the breadth and depth of African-American military service since World War I. Sources for the statistics include the 2016 American Community Survey, Statista, the Congressional Research Service, the… read more

Washington Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee (VAAC) VIRTUAL SESSION

Published: 02/02/2021

Washington Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee (VAAC) VIRTUAL SESSION
February 24, 2021 — 11:30-1:30 PM


Meet the VA Puget Sound Health Care System Director, Michael Tadych and his team for an update on healthcare services that veterans received at the Federal VA, COVID-19 Vaccination Status, Community Care and more.
REGISTER for VAAC Virtual Town Hall here: https://… read more

Honoring Black American Veterans Who Served - Black History Month

Published: 02/02/2021

Each February during Black History Month, we honor the black Americans who came before us and still serve now, standing for their dreams and rights, and making a difference for us all. We also proudly celebrate and honor the African-American experience and sacrifice. WDVA salutes you! Join is… read more

Submit Volunteer Stories Now - ServeWA

Published: 01/28/2021

Who are the helpers MAKING A DIFFERENCE in your community?

2020 offered challenges, Washingtonians responded.

 

Serve Washington invites you to share your volunteer stories and help inspire service across the state. We want to highlight the individuals, organizations and communities making an impact — from neighbors lending a hand, to the community activists and the… read more