News from WDVA

May 1, 2018


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WDVA is Proud to Unveil the Veterans Peer Corps Program


For Veterans whose Service didn't end with the Military, the Veterans Peer Corps provides training and local resources to help you connect with veterans in your community and provide valuable resources to those who need them!

Interested in becoming a Veterans Peer Corps Mentor?  Learn more and see how you can join the Team!  Or email Bryan at bryan.bales@dva.wa.gov for more information.

 

You're Invited to a Veterans Town Hall in Pullman


Calling all Whitman County Veterans and Providers, you're invited to a Veterans Town Hall on May 3 from 10 - 12:30 at the SEL Event Center, 1826 Schweitzer Drive, Pullman.

Community partners and service providers will be sharing how they are serving Veterans and their families from the area.  Veterans and service providers are invited to attend and learn about programs and services available to them. 

During the VAAC Town Hall, a Colfax area veteran will be presented with a Bronze Star that was earned during his service in Vietnam, but never received.  Visit our website or Email Lisan@dva.wa.gov for more information.

 

Looking for Korean War Veterans in the Tri-Cities Area!


Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle seeks Korean War veterans to honor with the Ambassador for Peace Medal on June 8 in Kennewick.

If you served in theKorean War, you may be eligible for the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. This commemorative medal is an expression of appreciation from the Korean government to American service men and women who served in the Korean War.  Read more and RSVP!

 

Last Chance to Send your Memorial Day Event Details!


Send the Location, Time, Date, and Point of Contact to communications@dva.wa.gov .  A list of ceremonies will be posted in the News Section on the WDVA Website, as well as on the WDVA Calendar by May 10.

 

Registration is Open!


For the 3rd Annual Serving Those Who Served Conference!  Find our more and register today at: www.dva.wa.gov/program/serving-those-who-served-conference

 

Did you know...


Veterans rated 70%-100% Service Connected may have their Nursing Home Care fully paid for at a State Veterans Home?  WA State has four Veterans Homes in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane and Walla Walla.  Read all about it  or call our Admissions Line today at 1-877-838-7787.

 

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A Message from our Partners at Bunker Labs:


Hello Veteran Business Owners / Entrepreneurs,  

Please take 5 minutes to complete this survey of military veterans about business and entrepreneurship which was designed to develop a deeper understanding of their business and entrepreneurship needs.  

To thank you for participating, Bunker Labs will enter you into a drawing for your choice of $20 Amazon gift card or Bunker Labs Seattle T-Shirt.

Individual answers will be kept strictly confidential, only summary data will be compiled and reported.

Please ask all the veterans you know to visit and complete the survey. Thank you for investing your time and insights to improve veteran entrepreneurship support services. 

Follow this link to the Survey: CLICK HERE  Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser: uweducation.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Aoj3t2Jyz4EeUZ  Questions?  Please contact johannes.schonberg@bunkerlabs.org

 

Happy National Small Business Week to all Veteran Business Owners


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