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Flag Lowering - 3/23/22 - Former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright

Published: 03/23/2022

#FlagLowering Pursuant to the attached Presidential Proclamation, Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff immediately, in honor and remembrance of former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright.

 

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Sunday, March… read more

5th Annual WDVA Serving Those Who Served Conference - Save The Date

Published: 03/18/2022

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting the 5th Annual WDVA Serving Those Who Served Conference!

The dates for this two-day conference are August 25th and 26th, 2022. Location is still being determined.

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Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Event - March 29

Published: 03/14/2022

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Event
12PM, March 29, 2022
Vietnam Memorial on Capitol Campus

Honoring our Vietnam veterans and welcoming them home

Many Veterans did not receive the respect they deserved after returning home from the Vietnam War...Help Us Honor Them

POC: Communications@dva.wa.gov

VIDEO - Highlighting the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

Published: 03/12/2022

VIDEO LINK: https://youtu.be/uZKH2_qanvM

HVRP is a proven, successful program that gets homeless veterans off the street and back to being productive members of society.

WDVA provides HVRP services to Veterans in King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, Yakima, Spokane, Stevens, Pend O'reille, Ferry, Grant, Adams, Lincoln, and… read more

NEWS RELEASE - Washington National Guard Assisting State Veterans Homes - Spokane, Port Orchard & Orting

Published: 03/12/2022

March 10, 2022

Statewide: Members of the National Guard are spending two weeks helping residents and staff at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard, Washington Soldiers… read more

MEDIA RELEASE - March 24 - Veterans Affairs Committee Town Hall - Burlington

Published: 03/11/2022

March 8, 2022
Skagit County: 
The Governor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee will be holding a Veterans Town Hall on Thursday, March 24, 2022, from 10:30am – 1:00pm in Burlington.

Community partners and… read more

March 2022 Veteran Voices Newsletter

Published: 03/10/2022

Please enjoy the latest edition of the Veteran Voices Newsletter. 

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Washington National Guard Helping Residents and Staff at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard, Washington Soldiers Home in Orting and Spokane Veterans Home.

Published: 03/09/2022

Washington National Guard Helping Residents and Staff at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard, Washington Soldiers Home in Orting and Spokane Veterans Home

 

Members of the Washington National Guard are spending two weeks helping residents and staff at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard, Washington Soldiers Home in Orting, and Spokane Veterans Home.

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month - Message from our Director

Published: 03/08/2022

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.  At YOUR Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, we know that Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affects veterans of all ages. TBI is often referred to as an invisible wound, which is why it’s so important for veterans and families to understand basic facts about Brain Injury.

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Calling all Washington Residents...Help Us Decide the Suicide Prevention Program Logo Contest Winner!

Published: 03/07/2022

Calling all Washington Residents...Help Us Decide the Suicide Prevention Program Logo Contest Winner!

The time has finally arrived, we need YOUR help to decide on the brand that will represent both our Washington State Governor’s Challenge, and your Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Suicide Prevention Program! These three finalists were selected by the Governor’s Challenge… read more