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June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. Does that mean Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) applies as well?

Published: 06/30/2021

June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. Does that mean Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) applies as well?

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NEWS RELEASE - WDVA Receives New HVRP Grant for 2021-2022 

Published: 06/25/2021

WDVA Receives New HVRP Grant for 2021-2022 

On June 01, 2021, your Washington Department of Veterans Affairs was honored to receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for our Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP).

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PROCLAMATION: Korean War Remembrance Day

Published: 06/25/2021

WHEREAS, the year 2021 marks the 71st anniversary of the start of the Korean

War; and

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$2.2 million awarded to 31 Washington state Veteran Service Organizations - Washington State Department of Commerce

Published: 06/22/2021

$2.2 million awarded to 31 Washington state Veteran Service Organizations

  •  June 22, 2021

Nonprofit Community Recovery grants assist organizations that provide gathering places and services to veterans and their families throughout the state.

OLYMPIA, Wash. –The Washington State Department of Commerce and Washington State… read more

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.

 

Check out the

following learning

opportunities:

 

OPENING CEREMONY

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

www.my.americorps.gov