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"Eternal Peace" USS Arizona Memorial and a tribute to her crew after her Sinking in Pearl Harbor during World War II.

https://youtu.be/MgE2KiPd3xg 

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Read in Documents: Green River gamble:

A group of post-9/11 veterans set out to create a Legion post for a new generation, and it’s paying off.

By Ken Olsen - August 1, 2015

- See more at: http://www.legion.org/magazine/229263/green-river-gamble#sthash.HuHIVkNx.dpuf

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Post 308's "Chaplains Corner"

 

 

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The Veterans Crisis Line is a toll-free, confidential resource that connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) responders.

Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net, or send a text message to 838255 to receive free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, even if they are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. 

http://spreadtheword.veteranscrisisline.net/

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USDVA: In-State Tuition for GI Bill Beneficiaries

Sacramento - Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) announced all Veterans and dependents using USDVA’s GI Bill benefits shall receive temporary

in-state tuition status through the end of the year, regardless of their state of residence.

“Today’s action by USDVA ensures students using GI Bill benefits in California are able to continue training at their chosen institutions and receive in-state tuition status,” said Keith Boylan, CalVet’s Deputy Secretary for Veterans Services. “CalVet thanks USDVA for taking the initiative for our Veterans and dependents using the GI Bill.”

USDVA’s policy impacts Veterans and dependents who enroll in an institution within three years of the Veteran’s qualifying discharge. The new rule was issued as a waiver under the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014.

For full details, please read USDVA’s news release at http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2700.

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The importance of staying patient

http://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/19657/the-importance-of-staying-patient/

 

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A Power Point Presentation of the WW2 Invasion of Normandy June 6, 1944! 

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World-War-II-Vet-Says-Volunteering-Keeps-Him-Alive

http://www.va.gov/HEALTH/NewsFeatures/2015/April/World-War-II-Vet-Says-Volunteering-Keeps-Him-Alive.asp

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Post Everlasting

  • Felipe J. Lopez -- A 50 Year Plus member of American Legion, Post 308,Reseda transferred to Post Everlasting January 9, 2017 at 12:20 pm. Felipe served in the US Army as a Staff Sargent Inffantry Division 86 "Blackhawks"  during World War ll. He served in France, Germany, Austria, Philippines, & in Okanawa, Japan. He received a Bronze Star Medal & World War II Victory Medal.

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Cal Vet

April 2015 Newsletter

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Carolyn Ballou

916-653-1355

April 3, 2015

CalVet 15-034

USDVA Requires Forms for Disability Claims and Appeals

http://1.usa.gov/1BsF9Wg.  

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Veterans Health Administration
Update

Inside Veterans Health

Goal: Satisfying Sexual Relationship

04/02/2015 12:30 PM EDT

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Featured Jobs from VESO as of April 2, 2015 

www.vaforvets.va.gov

http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USVAVESO/bulletins/fbb051

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VETERANS AFFAIRS

VAntage Point

What you need to know as a job seeker

03/31/2015 05:44 PM EDT

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VAntage Point

VA makes gains in faster disability claims processing

03/30/2015 03:10 PM EDT

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VETERANS AFFAIRS

VAntage Point

An industry leader, VA mail order pharmacy service delivers

03/30/2015 10:30 AM EDT

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03/13/2015 11:17 AM EDT YouTube

Courageous Veteran, amputee tries out for Detroit Tigers baseball team

http://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/17841/courageous-veteran-amputee-tries-out-for-detroit-tigers-baseball-team/ Veteran Daniel Jacobs serves as role model to use athletics as means for support...

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03/24/2015 12:18 PM EDT

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Veterans Choice Program

Many Veterans will now have the option to receive non-VA health care rather than waiting for a VA appointment or traveling to a VA facility. Learn more at: http://www.va.gov/opa/choiceact/

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VA Establishes MyVA Advisory Committee

03/13/2015 05:10 PM EDT

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For Your Information

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American Legion Accredited Service Officer at Sepulveda VA

Josephine "Josie" Thomas
16111 Plummer St., Bldg. 22
North Hills, CA  91343-2036
Office phone:  818-891-7711 ext. 5644
Office hours:  Tues., Wed., Thurs., 0900-1500 (3PM)
 
E-Mail:  togojosie@gmail.com

Josie is a long-time Legionnaire, having been the 25th
District Cmdr for 2012-2013.  (25th Dist. is San Bernardino area).

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Top 20 Hot Jobs for Veterans

According to the Department of Defense, there are more than 1 million service members projected to leave the military between now and 2016. You or someone you know is probably one of them. Despite media reports about few job opportunities for those getting out of the military, there are jobs to be had – jobs that military-trained men and women are not only candidates for, they’re preferred by corporate recruiters.

For the latest Top 20 Jobs for Veterans, go to the following website.

 http://content.gijobs.com/hotjobs

Folks, there ARE jobs out there. See the long list below.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Medical Services Bureau is hiring for many position in LA, CA The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Medical Services Bureau is the largest correctional medical services provider of its type in the world, and the second largest unit of command in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. It employs a broad range of medical professionals and, due to projected expansion of services, we are currently hiring.

We are currently looking for motivated medical professionals to join our team. Despite the current California budget crisis, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is in a strong position to retain medical employees. This is due to a mandate that states inmates must receive proper medical care.

Consequently, our medical staff enjoys tremendous job security and stability. This extends to guaranteed work hours

JOBS OPEN to the Public
Audio, Video, and Security Systems Technician
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Dental Assistant
Dental Specialist
Dietitian
Forensic Identification Specialist II
General Maintenance Worker
Inmate Crew Leader
Nursing Assistant, Sheriff
Orthopedic Technician
Physician Specialist (Non-Megaflex)
Registered Nurse II, Sheriff
Senior Cook
Senior Criminalist
Senior Sewing Worker / North County
Sign Language Specialist
Stationary Engineer II
Supervising Crime Analyst, Sheriff

Please send resumes to lucy@military-civilian.com with the job title in the subject line.
Lucy Jensen | Military - Civilian
(310) 455-2002
lucy@military-civilian.com



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