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Local Navy Receives STEM Funding for Ventura County Robotics Competition

Local Navy Receives STEM Funding for Ventura County Robotics Competition

NAVFAC EXWC awarded $13.5k for FY21 K-12 STEM robotics programs across Ventura County PORT HUENEME, Calif. (Sept. 14, 2020) – Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) has received over $13.5k from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering Laboratories and Personnel to fund fiscal year 2021 For Inspiration […]

POLITICS | Veterans and Active Military! Ronda Kennedy For Congress

POLITICS | Veterans and Active Military! Ronda Kennedy For Congress

  IN DISTRICT VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY! Why do you support Ronda? In District Veterans please submit: A short statement of support Your picture (In uniform preferred) We will use your information on the website Thank you for your service! Our mailing address is: Ronda Kennedy For Congress 4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd # 533 Westlake Village, CA 91361-4028     Ronda Kennedy […]

Deployed Father and Son Get Promoted Together, Pin Each Other Their New US Army Ranks

Deployed Father and Son Get Promoted Together, Pin Each Other Their New US Army Ranks

BY LOUISE BEVAN A father and son who both serve in the U.S. Army have progressed in tandem since enlisting with the same battalion. They were recently deployed together, promoted together, and have pinned each other to their new ranks in a ceremony that was broadcast virtually to their nearest and dearest. Newly promoted Chief Warrant Officer 5 David D. Corbi […]

VA Transitioning Urgent Care Network Managers

VA Transitioning Urgent Care Network Managers

  VA transitioning urgent care network managers 08/25/2020 09:50 AM EDT VA is transitioning its urgent care network managers on Sept. 1, 2020. See story for states where changes will take place. VA’s goal is for the transition to be seamless to Veterans. The post VA transitioning urgent care network managers appeared first on VAntage Point. Keep updated […]

An Army Widow Honors Our Nation’s Heroes

An Army Widow Honors Our Nation’s Heroes

BY ANDREW THOMAS Army Maj. Brent Taylor knew the only way to train Afghan forces to take over their own security was by forming real relationships with them. Tragically, in November 2018, he was killed by one of the men he was training who had been radicalized. Maj. Taylor was just 39 years old. “His great […]

Veteran Becomes First Double Amputee to Summit the Matterhorn After Losing Legs in Iraq

Veteran Becomes First Double Amputee to Summit the Matterhorn After Losing Legs in Iraq

BY LOUISE BEVAN A British veteran who lost both his legs while serving in Iraq is celebrating a massive personal victory. Neil Heritage, 39, became the first above-the-knee double amputee to scale the 14,692-foot-high Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps on his third earnest attempt. He climbed alongside 46-year-old Mark Hooks, a friend from his hometown of Poole in Dorset, […]

S. 4166, Ensuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020

S. 4166, Ensuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020

  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 150,000 Americans have died, many of them veterans. It is feared that some of the survivors of these veterans will be denied benefits because of a death certificate that lists the cause of death as COVID-19 and does not mention the service-connected conditions that may […]

Remains of Marines, Sailor Recovered From Amphibious Vehicle Sunk Off California Coast

Remains of Marines, Sailor Recovered From Amphibious Vehicle Sunk Off California Coast

BY WIRE SERVICE The remains of seven Marines and a sailor were recovered Friday from an amphibious assault vehicle that had sunk on July 30 off the coast of California’s San Clemente Island. Their remains will soon be transferred to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to be prepared for burial, according to the U.S. Marine Corps. They […]

Please Support S. 3089, BUILD for Veterans Act of 2019

Please Support S. 3089, BUILD for Veterans Act of 2019

  DAV supports S. 3089, the Build, Utilize, Invest, Lease, and Deliver (or BUILD) for Veterans Act of 2019, a bipartisan bill designed to streamline processes to build, lease and modernize health care facilities for veterans, in accordance with DAV Resolution 091, which supports modernizing Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care infrastructure. Modern and […]

Personal Trainer Goes on Runs With American Flag to Raise Awareness of Veteran Suicide

Personal Trainer Goes on Runs With American Flag to Raise Awareness of Veteran Suicide

BY MICHAEL WING A fitness trainer from Illinois started carrying an American flag during his daily runs through Lake County Forest Preserves. Although Mark Palmieri, 36, has never served in the military, he knows many who have, including his best friend, whom he saw struggle after he returned state-side from deployment. That spurred Palmieri to play a greater […]

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