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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Published: 03/10/2021

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. The month-long campaign aims to educate people about the effects that living with a brain injury can have on the injured and their families. This time lends itself to outreach within the brain injury community to de-stigmatize the injury, empower those who have survived, and promote the many types of available support. The… read more

WDVA Podcast - Mental Health Counselor Tanisha Medina

Published: 03/08/2021

This week's episode we are joined by Mental Health Counselor Tanisha Medina!

Tanisha can be found at https://www.psychologytoday.com/profile/365940

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs is proud to partner with The Region X… read more

As We Reflect Back in the Past Year of COVID-19

Published: 03/05/2021

Your WDVA looks back on the year and how COVID-19 changed the way we serve you, our Veterans Community,
 
Veterans in our State Veterans Homes, and our staff.
 

Saluting Women Veterans for Womens History Month

Published: 03/04/2021

Throughout our history, the important contributions of women in our nation’s defense and as part of the Veteran population cannot be overstated. During Women’s History Month in March, we remember women who served our nation throughout history. This observance grants deserved recognition… read more

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