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Recognizing Women Veterans Day - WDVA VIDEO

Published: 06/12/2021

Today, June 12, is Women Veterans Day.   We have prepared a video to thank women veterans across Washington State for their service as part of the Women Veterans Advisory Committee’s I Am Not Invisible project.  

To our fellow women veterans, thank… read more

June 16 - YesVets Employers Recognition & Resource Showcase

Published: 06/08/2021

YesVets Employers Recognition & Resource Showcase -

9AM, June 16, 2021


Help us recognize YesVets employers who hire Veterans.


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9:00 to 9:25 A.M.

Governor Jay Inslee Washington State

Alfie Alvarado-Ramos Director,

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Olivia Burley joins WDVA as Military Spouse Liaison

Published: 06/02/2021


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Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs News Release: Staff Member Diagnosed with COVID 19

Published: 06/02/2021

Spokane: Today, we received confirmation of a COVID-19 positive test result for 1 staff member. We are working closely with the Spokane Regional Health District and following guidance from them, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and our State Department of Health to ensure we are safeguarding our residents and staff.

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PROCLAMATION: Memorial Day 2021

Published: 05/27/2021

2021 Memorial Day 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 emich 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

Washington State Receives Vet Corps Grant

Published: 05/26/2021

Nominations Open for the 2020-21 Vet Corps Award Nominations

Published: 05/22/2021

We are excited to send out the nomination forms for the 2020-21 Vet Corps award nominations. This service term has been unlike any other service term that Vet Corps has experienced. With that said, you all stepped up in the most unique and amazing ways and continued to support and serve our veterans and their families.

Please take a moment and nominate a Vet Corps Member, Vet Corps… read more

NEWS RELEASE - State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake Commemorates Memorial Day - Cemetery open for public visitation

Published: 05/21/2021

NEWS RELEASE - Lonna Leno Named Walla Walla Veterans Home Administrator

Published: 05/20/2021


Flag Lowering - 5/14/21 (Peace Officers Memorial Day)

Published: 05/14/2021

Flag Lowering - 5/14/21 (Peace Officers Memorial Day)

Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 14, 2021, in recognition of the annual Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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