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Spokane Veterans Home Honors Vietnam Veterans during a Vietnam War Commemoration

Published: 05/17/2024

SPOKANE, WA - The Spokane Veterans Home proudly hosted a Vietnam War Commemoration bringing together various organizations to pay tribute to the brave men and women who served during the Vietnam War. The event, held on May 15, was a heartfelt recognition of the 73 Vietnam Veterans who currently reside at the Spokane Veterans Home, in addition to several Vietnam Veterans living in… read more

NEWS RELEASE - WDVA Invites Public to Learn about a Future State Veterans Cemetery in Tri-Cities Area

Published: 05/14/2024

 

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WDVA Invites Public to Learn about a Future State Veterans Cemetery in Tri-Cities Arearead more

Military Spouse Liaison Empowers Transitioning Military Spouses at JBLM tap Too Event

Published: 05/03/2024

Our Military Spouse Liaison, Olivia Burley, took center stage as a featured speaker at the JBLM tap Too Military spouse event. The event, held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), aimed to provide valuable resources and support to military spouses navigating the transition to civilian life. Burley's presentation introduced the new WDVA Workshop: Navigating the Transition to Civilian Life as a… read more

Message from the Director - May Veteran Voices

Published: 05/03/2024

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PRESS RELEASE - State Veterans Services Officer Joins Kittitas County

Published: 04/30/2024

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Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Veterans Services Officer Joins Kittitas County

Kittitas County, WA - 04/30/2024 - The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is adding a State Veterans Service Officer in Kittitas County. The new State VSO joins the Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD… read more

Love Finds a Home at Washington Veterans Home

Published: 04/26/2024

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. - Sidney Cartwright, a resident at Washington Veterans Home, has found love again after 22 years of being a widow. Since moving into the home in November 2022, Sidney has become an active participant in resident activities and the resident front desk program. Her vibrant personality and involvement caught the eye of fellow resident Junior Feathers, leading… read more

NEWS RELEASE - Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Applauds the City of Olympia for joining forces to Prevent Suicide

Published: 04/19/2024

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs Applauds the City of Olympia for joining forces to Prevent Suicide

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Suicide Prevention Team was honored to participate in a recent Olympia City Council meeting where the… read more

2024 Memorial Day Proclamation & Memorial Day Veteran Events & Observances to Share

Published: 04/15/2024

Memorial Day Events and Observances 

Click the links below for Memorial Day event information with flyers.

All Transitioning Servicemembers, Have You Filed Your VA Claim Yet?

Published: 04/08/2024

Are you a servicemember preparing to separate or retire from military service?

If so, Contact us NOW to Get started on your Pre-Discharge Disability Claim. 

You must file your Pre-Discharge claim between 90-180 days before separation. 

Contact Shawn Prescher at 253.281.8311 or shawn.prescher@dva.wa.gov

 

Message from the Director - April Veteran Voices

Published: 04/04/2024

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