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New Directions for Veterans to Honor actor Steve Weber and Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 at Annual Gala to Benefit Veterans...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New Directions for Veterans (NDVets), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive housing and supportive services to homeless and at-risk veterans, announced the organization will host its annual Honoring our Heroes Gala to benefit homeless veterans on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Skirball Cultural Center beginning at 6pm. The event falls on Veteran’s Day Weekend, and the Marine Corps 244th Birthday.
Due to Gilroy Tragedy, Historic Meeting with Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton Occurred at the Capitol Monday
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America's oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, met with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the Governor's office. The meeting was arranged by state Senator Brian Jones from San Diego County.
2019 SHOT Show: Radio Host Dana Loesch and SFC (r) US Army Dana Bowman to Appear on Behalf of MAGLITE
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mag Instrument, Inc. / MAGLITE(R) will welcome Dana Loesch, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and Dana Bowman American hero, veteran and founder of the Halo for Freedom Foundation, to MAGLITE's Booth 4029 during the run of the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For U.S. Veterans and Service Members, NotaryCam again Offers Complimentary Notarizations Honoring 2018 Veterans Day
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam(R) today announced it would offer free remote online notarization (RON) sessions to United States veterans and current service members in honor of Veterans Day as part of its semi-annual "Help a Hero" initiative. From Friday, November 9 through Monday, November 12, active duty and retired service members can connect to a live notary public via NotaryCam's secure virtual signing room to legally notarize, sign and execute documents and agreements online from anywhere in the world.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAG Instrument, Inc., (MAG) has entered into a sponsorship agreement with The American Veterans Center and National Memorial Day Parade to provide resources for the organization and its programs. Among these efforts MAG will assist veterans to attend and be honored at the annual event.
NotaryCam Honors US Military Vets and Service Members with Complimentary Notarizations During Memorial Day Holiday
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, Inc. today announced the return of its annual "Help a Hero" initiative. This Memorial Day weekend from Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, 2018, NotaryCam will honor those who have served by offering no-cost online notarization sessions to United States military veterans and service members.
Military Media Brand We Are The Mighty Unveils #MIGHTY25: Influencers Supporting the Military Community in 2018
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading military media and entertainment brand We Are The Mighty (WATM), unveils its fourth annual Mighty 25: Influencers Supporting the Military Community in 2018, twenty-five individuals who are bringing awareness to America’s military service members, veterans, and their families.
CA Senate Bill to Create More Earning Opportunities for Military Families in Transportation Industry
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill (SB) 1080 passed out of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee on Tuesday on a 13-0 vote. The measure would allow active duty military and their spouses and family members to drive for transportation network companies (TNC) immediately upon their relocation to California, with a valid out-of-state driver’s license.
Measure by Calif. Senator Newman Creates More Earning Opportunities for Military Families, Veterans – SB 1080
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) introduced a measure today to improve the transition prospects of active duty military, veterans, and their spouses. Senate Bill (SB) 1080 would allow active duty military, veterans, and their spouses to drive for transportation network companies immediately upon their relocation to California, with a valid out-of-state driver’s license.
WEST COVINA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- West Covina American's Job Center of California in conjunction with East San Gabriel Valley ROP have announced the VETS TO WORK event, Tue, October 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT.
LAKEWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) honored World War II veteran and Lakewood resident Sam Sachs as the 2017 Veteran of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District. Sachs, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, joined the U.S. Army at age 17 and served in the 325nd Glider Infantry of the 2nd Airborne, which was also known as the Flying Coffins.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) this week named United States Army veteran Sergeant First Class Norma Christensen as the Assembly District 7’s 2017 Veteran of the Year. Christensen served in the Army for three decades, taking on a range of assignments including Military Police, career counselor and reservist.
March 29 Sales at Jersey Mike’s in So. California Donated to Operation Gratitude to Send Care Packages to U.S. Troops
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On March 29, 2017 retail sales at 149 Jersey Mike's in Southern California will be donated again as part of annual "Day of Giving," to the non-profit Operation Gratitude in order to send care packages to our U.S. serving military overseas and around the world.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) introduced a bill to help military families. The bill, Assembly Bill 226, would require the state Commission on Teacher Credentialing to give priority to applicants who are spouses of active United States Military service members.
Operation Gratitude Volunteers to Honor First Responders, Assemble 10,000+ Care Kits on 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department, Operation Gratitude volunteers will gather...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit is holding their annual Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Event in two cities this year - Los Angeles and Austin, Texas - on Sept. 10. These fun group workouts are open to ALL with a $10 minimum donation, and free to Active Duty and Veterans. The events are designed to help raise money for Post 9/11 combat wounded vets to regain and maintain their physical and mental health by providing granted gym memberships, fitness programs or in-home gym equipment anywhere in the U.S.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Buffalo Soldiers, an historic group of African American service members, Calif. Senator...
Historic WWII D-Day Flag to be Auctioned by Grenadier Military Antiques Auctions for 71st anniversary of D-Day
SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An historic 48-star American D-Day flag - similar to one radio personality Glenn Beck paid $350,000 for in an auction last June - will be offered for auction during June 2015 by Grenadier Military Antiques Auctions in Los Angeles. The auction coincides with the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and the 71st anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Los Angeles Celebrates Veterans on 71st Anniversary of D-Day, 70th Anniversary of VE Day, and 50th Anniversary Vietnam War
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford and the Heritage League of the Second Air Division, today announced they have joined forces again to honor WWII Veterans at the 71th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at The Proud Bird, in Los Angeles, on June 6. All WWII and Vietnam Veterans, as well as their friends and family, are encouraged and invited to attend.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) welcomed a new group of Valley Veterans who will...
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced that PDC will give priority to military veterans when recruiting new hires to one of its companies.
Launch of Quandis Servicemember Outreach (QSO) website checks the Department of Defense's database for SCRA active duty status
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage servicing software, today announced that it rolled out a website to help address President Obama's New Executive Actions to assist service members, veterans and their families.
Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grants
ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Team AMVETS' mission is to serve the veterans of our great nation, and to enhance the mental, physical and social well-being of all veterans.
Teams from all armed service branches to launch personal watercraft in 'Never Quit Challenge' 2014 in Calif.
TUSTIN, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's time for several teams of war-injured military veterans and active servicemen participating in the 'Never Quit Challenge' organized by Shawn Alladio to put their personal watercraft into the Pacific Ocean and do what they've always done - finish the job. Event to help Wounded Veterans Charities.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 1422 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The law removes investigations and prosecutions of military sexual assault cases from the chain of command in the California Military Department ensuring that there is no conflict of interest in the evaluation and prosecution of sexual assault cases. SB 1422 goes into effect on January 1, 2015.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A bill to remove investigations and prosecutions of military sexual assault cases from the chain of command is headed...
70th Anniversary of D-Day recongnized in Los Angeles with events by non-profit Heritage League of the Second Air Division
VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Heritage League of the Second Air Division, and celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford, today announced today they have joined forces to honor WWII Veterans at the 70th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at the 94th Aero Squadron in Van Nuys on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. All WWII Veterans, friends and family are encouraged and invited to attend.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the California Senate approved Senate Bill 1422, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) on a bipartisan vote of...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, S.F. Mayor Lee announced a new initiative called the Veterans Access Point for Workforce Development,...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Calif. Governor Brown signed AB 639 by Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) which will repurpose funds...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senate Bill 362 was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown today. The new law, authored by...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell announced that Brigadier General Anthony Volante (USAF, ret.) is the 44th Assembly...
Calif. Veterans Congratulate Assemblyman Jeff Gorell On Being Selected for Promotion to Rank of Commander in U.S. Navy Reserve
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It was announced today in a message by the United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus that Lt....