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Airman Leadership School Complete Beautification Service Project at Washington Veterans Cemetery

Published: 10/15/2021


Recently, members of Airman Leadership School (ALS) Class 21-H completed a service project at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery.


Nineteen SrA and faculty members spent the afternoon working on cemetery beautification which included cleaning headstones, removing wilted floral arrangements, trimming trees & shrubs, and staining 2 arbors in… read more

Washington Veterans Home Brings Nature Indoors Through Grant

Published: 10/13/2021



Washington Veterans Home, a LeadingAge Washington senior living partner, has found innovative ways to keep their residents connected to nature with the Eldergrow GARDEN grant project.

The Department of Social Health and Services was awarded the grant by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and distributed to LeadingAge Washington partners,… read more

Veterans win big in COVID-19 vaccination lottery

Published: 10/11/2021

Getting their vaccinations at VA helped 11 Veterans in Washington state become winners in the state’s “A Heroes Thanks” [sic] COVID-19 vaccination lottery.

One Veteran was the winner of a $100,000 cash prize. Others won $250 or $100 gift cards in the three lotteries which were held in July and August.

Why the special lottery?

Washington held a state-… read more

UPDATE: WDVA King County Veterans Office located in Belltown Center at 2106 2nd Ave, Seattle, is open for Appointments Only

Published: 10/05/2021

As of October 5, 2021, your Washington State Department of Veteran Affairs King County site is now open for limited walk-ins and appointments; our hours are Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00. Most appointments will still be done by phone, email and Skype.

WDVA King County Veterans Programs
Belltown Center
2106 2nd Ave
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WA Cares Fund - Learn More - Exemption Process

Published: 10/04/2021

LEARN MORE – WA Cares Fund

Washington State is the first in the nation to develop a way to make long-term care affordable for all workers in the state as we age.

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September is Suicide Prevention Month - A Message from Counseling & Wellness

Published: 09/30/2021

Hello all,

While National Suicide Prevention Month draws to a close, every month is suicide prevention month at the WDVA. Suicide prevention is one of WDVA’s Counseling and Wellness Programs core initiatives. We are leading in suicide prevention through strategic collaboration with… read more

Announcing Operation Present Arms - A Way for Everyone to Serve Those Who Served and Their Community by Getting Vaccinated

Published: 09/22/2021

There's Still Time! WDVA Outstanding Service to Veterans Awards Nominations Open

Published: 09/22/2021

Help Nominate Deserving Individuals and Teams for this year's Washington State Outstanding Award For Service to Veterans

This is an award open to all who serve veterans in Washington State. Nominations may be submitted by any person, organization, or institution.

Nominate Here:

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We're Hiring! - WDVA Recruitment Video & Hiring Information - Make an Impact "Serving Those Who Served"

Published: 09/18/2021

Please check out (and share) our newest WDVA Recruiting Video with anyone who is interested in making a difference "Serving Those Who Served!"


Published: 09/17/2021

WHEREAS, more than 217,000 Americans have been confined by enemies of the United States during the last one hundred years, with many enduring brutal and inhumane treatment by their captors in violation of international law; and

WHEREAS, nearly 1,600 Americans are still missing from the Vietnam War, as well as 7,500 unaccounted for from the Korean War, 126 from the Cold War, and… read more