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WDVA COVID-19 messages and status updates for family members of Veterans Homes residents

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Visitors to All Washington Veterans Homes Restricted to Essential Health Care Personnel and Compassionate Care, such as End of Life Situations

Published: 03/14/2020

Visitors to All Washington Veterans Homes Restricted to Essential Health Care Personnel and Compassionate Care, such as End of Life Situations

In an effort to prevent possible COVID-19 exposure to residents and staff, all Washington Veterans Homes will follow the guidance of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and further restrict visitors.  This policy is in line… read more

WDVA Update on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - UPDATED MARCH 11, 2020

Published: 03/11/2020

UPDATE MARCH 11, 2020

As the Coronavirus outbreak continues in our state, our goal is to continue to provide the most current information and remain transparent about impacts to WDVA Homes and Offices.

Below is an update on COVID-19 testing in our Veterans Homes and Governor Inslee’s updated State of Emergency Proclamation. … read more

WDVA Update on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - UPDATED MARCH 11, 2020

Published: 03/11/2020

UPDATE MARCH 11, 2020

As the Coronavirus outbreak continues in our state, our goal is to continue to provide the most current information and remain transparent about impacts to WDVA Homes and Offices.

Below is an update on COVID-19 testing in our Veterans Homes and Governor Inslee’s updated State of Emergency Proclamation. … read more

PROCLAMATION - Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

Published: 03/05/2020

WHEREAS, the Vietnam War was fought in Vietnam from 1961 to 1975, and involved North Vietnam and the Viet Cong in conflict with United States Armed Forces and South Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, on March 30, 1973, the United States Armed Forces completed the withdrawal of combat troops from Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, the Vietnam War was an extremely divisive issue among the people of the… read more

PROCLAMATION - Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

Published: 03/05/2020

WHEREAS, the Vietnam War was fought in Vietnam from 1961 to 1975, and involved North Vietnam and the Viet Cong in conflict with United States Armed Forces and South Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, on March 30, 1973, the United States Armed Forces completed the withdrawal of combat troops from Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, the Vietnam War was an extremely divisive issue among the people of the… read more

NEWS RELEASE - VA Farms Veterans Training & Networking Session

Published: 03/03/2020

VA Farms VETERANS TRAINING AND NETWORKING SESSION

 

WHO: American Legion Grant Hodge Post 17, Centralia, WA

Hosting the Veterans Ecological Trades Collective (VETC)

WHAT: A Day of Training and Networking

WHERE: American Legion Grant Hodge Post 17, 111 W Main St, Centralia, WA 98531

WHEN: April 11, 2020 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM

 

(Centralia… read more

NEWS RELEASE - VA Farms Veterans Training & Networking Session

Published: 03/03/2020

WHO: American Legion Grant Hodge Post 17, Centralia, WA

Hosting the Veterans Ecological Trades Collective (VETC)

WHAT: A Day of Training and Networking

WHERE: American Legion Grant Hodge Post 17, 111 W Main St, Centralia, WA 98531

WHEN: April 11, 2020 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM

 

(Centralia Washington, April 2020) As part of the Veterans in… read more

Spokane County – The State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake will hold a Forgotten Heroes interment for unclaimed Veterans, on April 21 at 1pm.

Published: 02/13/2020

Spokane County – The State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake will hold a Forgotten Heroes interment for unclaimed Veterans, on April 21 at 1pm.  Media coverage of the event is welcomed.   

WDVA works closely with Veterans service groups, funeral industry partners, public administrators and other concerned citizens to ensure the dignified burial of unclaimed veterans.  Collectively we… read more

POSTPONED - Spokane County – The State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake will hold a Forgotten Heroes interment for unclaimed Veterans, on April 21 at 1pm.

Published: 02/13/2020

Spokane County – The State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake will hold a Forgotten Heroes interment for unclaimed Veterans, on April 21 at 1pm.  Media coverage of the event is welcomed.   

WDVA works closely with Veterans service groups, funeral industry partners, public administrators and other concerned citizens to ensure the dignified burial of unclaimed veterans.  Collectively we work… read more

POW/MIA Flag Display Reminder via Governor Jay Inslee

Published: 02/07/2020

In 2017 the State Legislature passed a bill that became RCW 1.20.017. This measure directs that every state agency, institution of higher education and every county, city, and town shall display the national league of families POW/MIA flag along with the state and national flags on certain days each year.

The purpose of this notification is to inform you of the designated days for 2020… read more