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DVA News

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Olympia: Washington State Outstanding Service to Veterans Awardees to be honored at virtual Auburn Veterans Day event

Published: 11/06/2020

WDVA Veterans Day Toolkit

Published: 11/06/2020

On behalf of your Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, we thank all Veterans and their Families for their service.

While we are not able to celebrate Veterans Day with traditional events and observances, we have created a 2020… read more

Veterans Training Support Center Seeking Subject Matter Experts

Published: 11/05/2020

Veterans Training Support Center Seeking Subject Matter Experts

Greetings!

 It is with great excitement that the Veteran… read more

PROCLAMATION - 2020 Veterans Day

Published: 11/05/2020

WHEREAS, the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces have been vital in maintaining our freedoms and way of life; and


WHEREAS, tens of millions of Americans have served in the Armed Forces of the United States during the past century; and


WHEREAS, hundreds of thousands of Americans have given their lives while serving in… read more

WDVA Signs Memo of Agreement with Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

Published: 11/04/2020

On November 4, 2020 your Washington Department of Veterans Affairs signed a memorandum of agreement with the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe which allows WDVA and the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe to partner on providing veterans’ benefits and disability claims assistance to veterans and their family members.
 
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Vote in Honor of a Veteran

Published: 11/02/2020

Our right to vote is protected by the extraordinary men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Now is your chance to thank them for their service!

The Office of the Secretary of State invites you to recognize active military and veterans from Washington State by posting a personal story and a photo. We’ll send you a pin to wear proudly in respect and gratitude for… read more

WDVA is Open to Serve Veterans & Their Families

Published: 10/14/2020

WDVA is Open to Serve Veterans & Their Families

As we progress to different phases in the Safe Start plan for Washington State, we will keep you updated on when our office locations will again be ready to welcome in-person clients.  Until then, WDVA still has team members ready to schedule virtual or phone meetings with… read more

Upstream Prevention in Suicide Prevention - Spotlight by WDVA Suicide Prevention Program Manager Codie Garza

Published: 09/30/2020

As a spouse of a U.S. Army soldier of nearly 9 years, I have learned that US military service members and veterans are a group of incredible men and women. They possess amazing survival skills, physically and mentally. Yet, we continue to see high rates of suicide among our most brave and courageous heroes. Personally, my spouse has lost too many of his close brothers to suicide in the… read more

Washington State Named 'Community Impact Leader of the Year' - JBLM, WaESD & WDVA

Published: 09/25/2020

News Release

Washington State named 'Community Impact Leader of the Year'


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 24, 2020

Contacts:
Clare DeLong, Employment Security Department communications director, media@esd.wa.gov
Gary Lott, Washington Department of… read more

WDVA & FOB Hope Racial Caucusing June and July Session Notes

Published: 09/23/2020

Kelsey McGarry of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs and Monique Brown of FOB Hope organized and co-led four Racial Caucus Affinity groups with King County providers within homeless and veteran services. The focus of the conversation was to discuss racial disparities, racial bias, the killing of Black people by police, White supremacy, and the actions steps we can take to make… read more