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Honoring Black American Veterans Who Served - Black History Month

Published: 02/02/2021

Each February during Black History Month, we honor the black Americans who came before us and still serve now, standing for their dreams and rights, and making a difference for us all. We also proudly celebrate and honor the African-American experience and sacrifice. WDVA salutes you! Join is… read more

10 Facts about African-American Military Service

Published: 02/02/2021

10 facts about African-American military service
In honor of Black History Month, the below statistics bring to life the breadth and depth of African-American military service since World War I. Sources for the statistics include the 2016 American Community Survey, Statista, the Congressional Research Service, the… read more

Washington Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee (VAAC) VIRTUAL SESSION

Published: 02/02/2021

Washington Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee (VAAC) VIRTUAL SESSION
February 24, 2021 — 11:30-1:30 PM

Meet the VA Puget Sound Health Care System Director, Michael Tadych and his team for an update on healthcare services that veterans received at the Federal VA, COVID-19 Vaccination Status, Community Care and more.
REGISTER for VAAC Virtual Town Hall here: https://… read more

Submit Volunteer Stories Now - ServeWA

Published: 01/28/2021

Who are the helpers MAKING A DIFFERENCE in your community?

2020 offered challenges, Washingtonians responded.


Serve Washington invites you to share your volunteer stories and help inspire service across the state. We want to highlight the individuals, organizations and communities making an impact — from neighbors lending a hand, to the community activists and the… read more

WDVA Podcast - Veteran Entrepreneur Series- Annette Washington

Published: 01/27/2021

Veteran Entrepreneur Series- Annette Washington

Click here to listen now! 

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs is proud to partner with The Region X Veterans Business Outreach Center. If you are in Alaska, Idaho… read more

YesVets Employer Survey

Published: 01/22/2021

YesVets Employer Survey

As a YesVets employer, we would like to introduce the Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC). Part of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, VTSC is a resource for professional development and training opportunities around veterans and their families. Could your business benefit from training topics in regards… read more

Veterans Conservation Corps Testimonial

Published: 01/20/2021

From the Maintenance Field to Maintaining Fields

I’d like to preface this reflection with the fact that my time at Violet Prairie was nearly cut in half due to my contraction of Covid-19, and consequently, I missed a lot of winterizing activities at the farm. So, an already short internship was reduced to 8 weeks.

During my initial days at the farm, I was introduced to a myriad… read more

Is It Your Time to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? - Information from the Federal VA, TRICARE, and Dept of Health

Published: 01/19/2021

COVID Vaccine

FOR VETERANS ENROLLED IN VA HEALTH CARE, the VA is now offering vaccines to these 2 groups:

2015-2018 Veterans Suicide Data via Washington State Department of Health

Published: 01/07/2021

Be There For Our Service Members & Veterans!
Remember, You Are Not Alone.

Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

2015-2018 Veterans Suicide Data via Washington State Department of Health

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WDVA Podcast - Forefront Brett Bass & WDVA Suicide Prevention Coordinator Codie Garza

Published: 12/23/2020

The latest episode of the WDVA's Podcast brings in Suicide Prevention Coordinator Codie Garza, along with Forefront's Brett Bass to discuss what WA is doing to reduce suicide.… read more