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NEWS RELEASE - WDVA Commemorates Memorial Day

Published: 05/16/2020

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs News Release - May 15, 2020

WDVA Commemorates Memorial Day

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is unable to hold traditional Memorial Day observances this year, which includes traditional public ceremonies, due to gathering restrictions in place from the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. 

While we are unable to… read more

Spokane Veterans Home Welcomes 5th Resident Home

Published: 05/15/2020

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Yesterday, the Spokane Veterans Home was pleased to welcome home a Veteran who has recovered from COVID-19.  Our Veteran had been transferred to the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center where they received specialized care in the VA’s… read more

PROCLAMATION - 2020 Memorial Day

Published: 05/15/2020

MEMORIAL DAY 2020 PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, our ancestors shaped the structure of our political system, laid the groundwork for higher discoveries in science and medical research, started long-lasting traditions that enrich our heritage, and fought in wars so that future generations would have freedom; and

WHEREAS, on Memorial Day, it is important to cherish the memories of our… read more

WDVA Media Release on Passing of a Spokane Veterans Home Resident

Published: 05/14/2020

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Early this morning, a veteran who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 passed away at a local hospital.  Their passing brings to nine, the number of Spokane Veterans Home residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and subsequently passed… read more

NEWS RELEASE - State Veterans Cemetery Medical Lake Commemorates Memorial Day

Published: 05/14/2020

State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake Commemorates Memorial Day

Cemetery open for public visitation

MEDICAL LAKE — The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) State Veterans Cemetery – Medical Lake is unable to hold traditional Memorial Day observances this year, which includes traditional public ceremonies, due to gathering restrictions in place from the Stay Home, Stay… read more

FED VA NEWS RELEASE - VA national cemeteries to commemorate Memorial Day

Published: 05/13/2020

VA national cemeteries to commemorate Memorial Day - They will be open for public visitation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced today it will commemorate Memorial Day this year with solemn wreath laying ceremonies. 

Another offering is a new online memorial feature allowing the public to pay tribute to… read more

Spokane Veterans Home Mourns Passing of Two Veterans

Published: 05/11/2020

May 11, 2020 - The Spokane Veterans Home mourns the loss of two Veterans who had been diagnosed with COVID-19.  The Veterans passed on May 8 at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center.  Their passing brings to eight, the number of Spokane Veterans Home residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and subsequently passed away, either from the effects of COVID-19 or due to other medical… read more

Spokane Veterans Home Welcomes 4 Residents Home

Published: 05/11/2020

May 8, 2020:  Yesterday, the Spokane Veterans Home welcomed home three residents who have recovered from COVID-19, with a fourth resident returning home today.  It was a joyous occasion and many staff were overcome with emotion at the sight of the Veterans returning home!

“It is heartwarming to see our Veterans again and to know they’ve overcome such a formidable foe,” said Patrick… read more

NEWS RELEASE - Mourning the Passing of Our Spokane Veterans Home Resident

Published: 05/07/2020

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs News Release

May 7, 2020

Today the Spokane Veterans Home mourns the passing of a Veteran diagnosed with COVID-19.  The Veteran was receiving care at a local hospital.  This marks the sixth Spokane Veterans Home resident who has tested positive for COVID-19 and subsequently passed away, either from the effects of COVID-19 or due to… read more

Updates on COVID-19 Results at All Four Veterans Homes

Published: 05/06/2020

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Veterans Affairs News Release

 

May 6, 2020

 

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is providing the updates below on the status of each of our four State Veterans Homes as well as status information on PPE and appreciation to the community for their support… read more