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WWII Veteran Gets Defrauded For Decades By The VA And DOD, Federal Court Refuses To Step In

WWII Veteran Gets Defrauded For Decades By The VA And DOD, Federal Court Refuses To Step In

MICHAEL VOLPE CONTRIBUTOR   The son of a World War II hero said his father’s war wounds were minimized and his military record mischaracterized. Charles Hiles enlisted in the U.S. Army in July 1943, served in the Pacific Theater and was honorably discharged in 1946. He was part of an infantry unit at the Battle […]

Air Terminal Goes Silent As Son Finally Brings Home Father Who Went MIA In Vietnam War

Air Terminal Goes Silent As Son Finally Brings Home Father Who Went MIA In Vietnam War

KATIE JERKOVICH ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER An entire air terminal in Dallas went completely silent Thursday when a Southwest pilot finally was able to bring home his father who went missing in action during the Vietnam War. Captain Bryan Knight was the pilot who flew the remains of Col. Roy Abner Knight Jr. home from Vietnam 52 years after […]

Veterans Healthcare Greater Los Angeles | On The Move!

Veterans Healthcare Greater Los Angeles | On The Move!

The VA Gardena Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is being transferred from the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) to the VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS). This change will allow VALBHS the opportunity to serve Veterans along their northern most border. In addition, this transfer allows VAGLAHS to more readily and easily manage the […]

Seeking Participants! | Equine Assisted Therapy Pilot Program

Seeking Participants! | Equine Assisted Therapy Pilot Program

For more information, please contact [email protected] Ride On teaches adaptive horseback riding to children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. We also provide physical and occupational therapy, specializing in using the movement of the horse to improve specific medical conditions. Ride On Celebrates 25 Years of Service, Their Time To Ride. Founded in 1994, […]

Trump opens membership eligibility for The American Legion

Trump opens membership eligibility for The American Legion

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a bipartisan bill expanding eligibility for membership in the biggest and most politically influential veterans service organization in the country, prompting celebration in California, whose veterans population is the largest in the country.   Prior to the “LEGION Act,” if veterans wanted to join The American Legion, they had to […]

Artist Talk Series presents artist and Marine veteran Richard Barnett

Artist Talk Series presents artist and Marine veteran Richard Barnett

Camarillo, Calif.— The Sept. 7 Artist Talk series at Studio Channel Islands Art Center (SCIART) will feature a thought-provoking presentation by Richard Barnett, a Marine who served overseas and returned as an artist with a unique perspective. The Artist Talk series takes place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in SCIART’s Blackboard Gallery at 2222 E. […]

Veterans | Ventura County Invites You to “Stand Down!”

Veterans | Ventura County Invites You to “Stand Down!”

The 27th annual Ventura County Stand Down will take place July 26, 27, and 28, 2019. It will be held at the California Army National Guard Armory in Ventura. Stand Down refers to a grass roots, community-based intervention program designed to help the veterans who are homeless “combat” life on the streets.  The hand up […]

SBA Announces Competition to Organizations Providing Training to Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs

SBA Announces Competition to Organizations Providing Training to Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced that non-profit organizations, state and local agencies, and institutions of higher learning are eligible to compete for funding of up to$150,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to service-disabled veterans.  Up to six awardees will use the $300,000 in total funding to participate in the Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurship Training […]

America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College Welcomes Military, Veterans and First Responders

America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College Welcomes Military, Veterans and First Responders

Moorpark College invites veterans, active-duty military members, and first responders to experience America’s Teaching Zoo, free of charge on Saturday, July 6th. Guests and their families will experience wild animal encounters and presentations as well as big cat feedings and animal training demonstrations. Visitors will also enjoy Tiger Splash, a live-action presentation where the Zoo’s […]

Pizza with a purpose | A fundraiser for the Vietnam Veterans of Ventura County-VVVC.org

Pizza with a purpose | A fundraiser for the Vietnam Veterans of Ventura County-VVVC.org

Who doesn’t like pizza! How much better the flavor when every bite also supports those who have served us! Print out and present the flyer below at one of two Topper’s Pizza Locations, one in Oxnard and the other in Simi Valley.  Smile, enjoy… support! Vietnam Veterans of Ventura County was founded and Incorporated as […]

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