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WDVA COVID-19 messages and status updates for family members of Veterans Homes residents

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DVA News

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WDVA is pleased to announce its selection as a Serve Washington, AmeriCorps site for the 2020-2021 program year.

Published: 09/01/2020

WDVA is pleased to announce its selection as a Serve Washington, AmeriCorps site for the 2020-2021 program year.
 
The WDVA Vet Corps program provides 50 Vet Corps Members to serve at Washington State… read more

FEEDBACK REQUESTED: Global War on Terror Memorial on Capitol Campus

Published: 08/31/2020

FEEDBACK REQUESTED: Global War on Terror Memorial on Capitol Campus


Washington Department of Enterprise Services committed to creating a survey to collect feedback from Washington state stakeholders to provide their feedback on what a Global War on… read more

WDVA Counseling & Wellness Programs Awarded Two New Funding Grants by King County

Published: 08/26/2020

We are pleased to announce that Your Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) has been selected as one of the awardees for two different funding grants that will increase our abilities and capabilities of Serving Those Who Served.  

The two funding grants will cover PTSD and End of Life Counseling and Military Family Counseling, with funding through… read more

Outstanding Service to Veterans Awards - Nominations Being Accepted Now!

Published: 08/18/2020

Purple Heart Proclamation

Published: 08/04/2020

Proclamation

WHEREAS, our nation and its principles have… read more

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs News Release

Published: 07/11/2020

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs News Release

Port Orchard: We received confirmation that one of our employees at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard and one of our employees at the Washington Soldiers Home in Orting were diagnosed with COVID-19, the employees are now self-isolated at home.

We realize this news is concerning and we want to reassure… read more

Spokane Strong - These Are Our Heroes

Published: 06/09/2020

Our residents and staff from the Orting, Port Orchard and Walla Walla Veterans Homes helped put together a message to the residents ans staff at the Spokane Veterans Home letting them know that things will get better!

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Update on WDVA Budget Reduction

Published: 06/09/2020

Dear Veterans Community,

For the past several months, we have shared information on how COVID-19 has been affecting our State Veterans Homes and operations in our WDVA Service Centers and Offices. Our Homes have been working around the clock to keep our Veterans, Family Members, and Staff safe from this horrible virus, and they’ve done an outstanding job.

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NEWS RELEASE - Spokane Veterans Home Welcoms Back Residents from Mann-Grandstaff VAMC

Published: 05/28/2020

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs News Release
May 27, 2020

Spokane – This week the Spokane Veterans Home will welcome a number of residents back from the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. Several residents will return each day and transition from the COVID-19 Unit at the VA Medical Center to the Spokane Veterans Home COVID-19 Recovery Wing.

The Spokane… read more

WDVA Memorial Day Tributes

Published: 05/25/2020

Although we are unable to hold traditional Memorial Day observances, we do have several virtual options to pay tribute to our Fallen Heroes:

WDVA Memorial Day Tribute: https://youtu.be/UPLaDDFEjO8
State Veterans Cemetery Video: https://www.facebook.com/pg/WAVeteransCemetery/… read more