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April as National Financial Literacy Month

Published: 04/21/2021

In 2004, the U.S. Congress designated April as National Financial Literacy Month with a goal to raise awareness of the importance of sound financial literacy, that can lead to personal and family economic well-being. In commemorating this month, President Biden’s… read more

Washington State Vet Corps Regional Newsletter - 2nd Edition

Published: 04/19/2021

2nd Edition of the Vet Corps Regional Newsletter

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Building 6 & 7 Demolition - Washington Soldiers Home in Port Orchard

Published: 04/19/2021

On April 21, demolition began to remove two buildings at the Washington Veterans Home in Port Orchard. Building’s 6 and 7 previously housed veterans living in a domiciliary program, a U.S. Post Office, snack bar and other activities for the Veterans Home.

They have been unused since 2005 when a new nursing care building was opened. Demolition is scheduled to be complete by April 21,… read more

Flag Lowering - 4/16/21 (Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana)

Published: 04/16/2021

Flag Lowering - 4/16/21 (Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana)

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… read more

April is the Month of the Military Child (MOMC)

Published: 04/15/2021

As you know we continue our mission in Serving Those Who Served and supporting our veterans and their families.  With that being said, we take the opportunity during April as the Month of the Military Child (MOMC) to salute our military children.

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Department of Labor releases high demand occupation list for the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program

Published: 04/15/2021

Department of Labor releases high demand occupation list for the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to launch the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) as part of its continued effort to support Veterans seeking retraining and economic opportunities in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WDVA Podcast - WDVA Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Joseph Jimenez

Published: 04/14/2021

WDVA Employee and Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Joseph Jimenez joins the WDVA Podcast to tell his TBI story.

Listen here, or wherever you get your podcasts from!

https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-bi2tg-100b146

NEWS RELEASE - Washington State COVID Grant Notice of Award to Washington Department of Veterans Affairs

Published: 04/12/2021

April 12, 2021

OLYMPIAToday, the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) received confirmation that the agency will receive more than $13… read more

Federal surplus property now available to veteran small business owners

Published: 03/30/2021

Federal surplus property now available to veteran small business owners

Owners of small veteran-owned businesses can now access federal surplus property available in the Federal Personal Property Program.

To access the Federal Personal Property Program there are two steps:

1. Register with the U.S. Veterans Administration at https://www.vetbiz.va.gov/

2. Then… read more

Federal surplus property now available to veteran small business owners

Published: 03/30/2021

Federal surplus property now available to veteran small business owners

Owners of small veteran-owned businesses can now access federal surplus property available in the Federal Personal Property Program.

To access the Federal Personal Property Program there are two steps:

1. Register with the U.S. Veterans Administration at https://www.vetbiz.va.gov/

2. Then… read more