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NOW HIRING - Nursing Assistant Certified Walla Walla Veterans Home

Published: 09/12/2019

Nursing Assistant Certified Walla Walla

 

$15.98 - $20.65 Hourly

 

Walla Walla County - Walla Walla, WA

Dept. of Veterans Affairs

 

Job Number

2019-04636

 

Shifts include:

Day-- 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Evening-- 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Night-- 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

APPLY NOW AT:… read more

Flag Lowering - 9/14/19 (Sgt. Dustin Ard)

Published: 09/12/2019

Flag Lowering - 9/14/19 (Sgt. Dustin Ard)

Governor Inslee is deeply saddened by the death of Sergeant First Class Dustin B. Ard, 31, and directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in his memory on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Sgt. 1st Class Ard died from wounds sustained during combat operations in Afghanistan on August… read more

PROCLAMATION - POW/MIA Recognition Day is September 20

Published: 09/11/2019

WHEREAS, more than 217,000 Americans have been confined by enemies of the United States during the last one hundred years, with many enduring brutal and inhumane treatment by their captors in violation of international law; and

WHEREAS, 1,589 Americans are still missing from the Vietnam War, as well as 7,663 unaccounted for from the Korean War, 126 from the Cold War, and 72,707 from… read more

Your Voice Heard - Military and Veteran Spouse Listening Sessions Taking Place across Washington

Published: 09/11/2019

Your Voice Heard - Military and Veteran Spouse Listening Sessions Taking Place across Washington

By WDVA Director, Alfie Alvarado-Ramos

We know military spouses face challenges when it comes to securing employment that is commensurate with their skills and abilities.  There could be a number of reasons why this happens such certificates and licenses not being portable from state… read more

Flag Lowering - 9/11/19 (Patriot Day)

Published: 09/10/2019

#FlagLowering - 9/11/19 (Patriot Day)
Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, for national Patriot Day, the annual memorial to the victims of the 2001 tragedy.

Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on September 11, 2019.… read more

September 20 Deadline: Nominate Now: Outstanding Service to Veterans Awards

Published: 09/10/2019

Nominate Now: Outstanding Service to Veterans Awards

Nominations Being Accepted Now!

Nomination Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSee4uzYqueDn-FliNkhr8dvfsa4g6Q-...

Deadline for submissions is September 20, 2019.

You know who they are,… read more

PROCLAMATION - September 10 - Suicide Prevention Day - September as Suicide Prevention Month

Published: 09/10/2019

WHEREAS, suicide is the only leading cause of death in the United States that has increased every year for the past decade; and

WHEREAS, it is estimated that over 3,700 hospitalizations in Washington were linked to intentional self-harm, including suicide attempts; and

WHEREAS, in 2017, 1,292 people in Washington died by suicide, making suicide the 8th leading cause of death… read more

PROCLAMATION - SEPTEMBER 10th, 2019 AS SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY IN KITSAP COUNTY, WASHINGTON

Published: 08/30/2019

PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 10th, 2019 AS SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY IN KITSAP COUNTY, WASHINGTON

WHEREAS, suicide has been recognized as a major public health issue with over 39 deaths by suicide recorded in Kitsap County during 2018; and

WHEREAS, each death by suicide directly impacts numerous family members, friends, loved ones, co-workers and by extension the entire community; and… read more

Program elevates patients’ health by encouraging any contact with the outdoors

Published: 08/23/2019

Before Dr. Laura Fox writes out a park prescription — yes, you read that right — she discusses the patient’s health and locates parks close to the patient’s chosen address.

She asks whether patients prefer parks on their homebound commute, near home or near work. Do they plan to visit the park with children or dogs? Do they need paved trails? Then she texts, emails or prints out their… read more

Outstanding Service to Veterans Awards

Published: 08/01/2019

Nominations Being Accepted Now!

Nomination Form  Deadline for submissions is September 20, 2019.

You know who they are, volunteers, service officers, community members or others who day in and day out go above and beyond the call of duty making sure veterans and their… read more