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Veterans helping veterans through crisis in Californiahttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Veterans-helping-veterans-through-crisis-in-California.aspx3/21/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleVeterans helping veterans through crisis in CaliforniaWASHINGTON POST --- The former Army soldier was slumped in the back seat of a sheriff's department squad car when Shannon Teague and Tyrone "T-bone" Anderson arrived on the scene.
VA to offer new ketamine-based nasal spray to help combat depressionhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/VA-to-offer-new-ketamine-based-nasal-spray-to-help-combat-depression.aspx3/21/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleVA to offer new ketamine-based nasal spray to help combat depressionMILITARY.COM | TASK & PURPOSE --- Editor's Note: This article by Patricia Kime originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.
Assemblymember Salas named Legislator of the Year by the American Legionhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Assemblymember-Salas-named-Legislator-of-the-Year-by-the-American-Legion.aspx3/21/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleAssemblymember Salas named Legislator of the Year by the American LegionHANFORD SENTINEL --- Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) received the American Legion’s Leo P. Burke Legislator of the Year award for the 2018 legislative session.
Should veterans have to pay for VA’s benefits errors?https://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Should-veterans-have-to-pay-for-VA’s-benefits-errors.aspx3/20/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleShould veterans have to pay for VA’s benefits errors?MILITARY TIMES --- A group of Senate lawmakers is again arguing that if veterans are overpaid on benefits because of accounting errors, they shouldn’t be punished for the federal government’s mistakes.
Trump's transgender ban in doubt after court rules Pentagon announcement came too soonhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Trump's-transgender-ban-in-doubt-after-court-rules-Pentagon-announcement-came-too-soon.aspx3/20/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleTrump's transgender ban in doubt after court rules Pentagon announcement came too soonTASK & PURPOSE --- It is unclear whether the Defense Department's transgender ban will actually take effect on April 12 as planned. A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that the Pentagon jumped the gun last week when it announced it will ban people ...
Navy to name destroyer after Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to shield wounded Marinehttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Navy-to-name-destroyer-after-Medal-of-Honor-recipient-who-fell-on-grenade-to-shield-wounded-Marine.aspx3/20/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleNavy to name destroyer after Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to shield wounded MarineTASK & PURPOSE --- A Medal of Honor recipient from Michigan will have a guided-missile destroyer named after him, the United States Navy announced on Monday.
Orgs band together to create veteran advocacy grouphttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Orgs-band-together-to-create-veteran-advocacy-group.aspx3/20/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleOrgs band together to create veteran advocacy groupTHE DAILY INDEPENDENT --- Members of the newly formed California Defense Communities Alliance (CDCA) held a charter signing ceremony in the Governor’s Conference Room in Sacramento Tuesday during their inaugural meeting.
On this anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, make a decision about the AUMFhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/On-this-anniversary-of-the-invasion-of-Iraq,-make-a-decision-about-the-AUMF.aspx3/20/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleOn this anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, make a decision about the AUMFORANGE COUNTY REGISTER --- Today is the anniversary of the March 20, 2003 invasion of Iraq. That day added to what is now nearly 18 years of ongoing war. We deployed over 175,000 troops on that day, and doubled the number of wars we were engaged in.
Veterans hear about new Chico clinic, coming changeshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Veterans-hear-about-new-Chico-clinic,-coming-changes.aspx3/20/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleVeterans hear about new Chico clinic, coming changesCHICO ENTERPRISE RECORD --- More details about the coming outpatient clinic in Chico, along with a chance to hear complaints from area veterans brought three officials from VA Northern California Health Care System in Sacramento to Chico ...
The share of troops and vets buying homes with VA loans has more than doubledhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/The-share-of-troops-and-vets-buying-homes-with-VA-loans-has-more-than-doubled.aspx3/20/2019 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleThe share of troops and vets buying homes with VA loans has more than doubledREBOOT CAMP | MILITARY TIMES --- Military members seem to be warming up to VA loans when buying their first homes, a new report shows. The share of service members using VA mortgage loans ... more than doubled from before the housing crisis hit ...

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