VFW Post 1351
Sidney Severns Post
Martinez California Chapter
LOCAL VFW & COMMUNITY NEWS
*VFW Montly Meeting every 3rd Saturday at 930 Ward Street Martinez. Come offer your input on post doings and volunteer for the many post service project.
*If you're due to pay your dues, please do do the dues ~ renew your membership online today.
*Marty Turicos is offering free golf
lessons for Veterans and disabled on Tuesdays from 12-3 at the Buchanan
Airfield course. Talk to Kandie for more details.
*Trap shooting is available for $7 per round plus ammo. Please let Paul Steelhammer know if you're interested.
was recommended that when filling out forms for benefits, make sure
your requests are specific about how your claim is "service related" and
that you obtain the assistance of someone who knows what they are doing
to fill out your paperwork. All claims need to be service connected.
Scouts and Cub Scouts sponsored by our post were able to renew their
charter. Congratulations to them. Encourage the boys in your circle to
join. *Sea Cadets offers co-ed opportunities for kids 11-18.
MILITARY & VETERAN NEWS
News from the armed forces regarding events, procurement, technology, gear and benefits updates here.
News and benefit updates from the Military Times news service here.
STARS & STRIPES
News and benefit updates from the Stars & Strips news service here.
News and forums for service members and veterans here.
News from Washington by the federal government here.
Print news and radio broadcasts (podcasts) for veterans here.
VETERANS NEWS NOW
Independent national news for Veterans here.
VETERAN NEWS MAG
Online news magazine or RSS feed for veterans here.
PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots
Everywhere) is a year-round golf program offered as a therapeutic
rehabilitation tool for all military Veterans here.
Congratulations to Kandie Jones on her selection of Contra Costa Woman of the Year by Congressman Mike Thompson here.
LOCAL VFW & COMMUNITY NEWS
*The East Bay stand down
to help homeless Vets is coming up in September at CCC fair grounds. Keep your eyes peeled for more information.
*Sign up for honor
detail to serve on your days off . They need volunteers. See upcoming schedule on the far left menu.
*NEW!! Veteran License Designations are now available with the DMV for $5. Go to the CCCounty Veteran Center on 10 Douglas Drive with your DD214, license and proof of address, they will fill out the form and you can take the form to the DMV and have your license reissued with your designation stamped on it permanently. Find out more about it.
*Poppy Drive is coming up in May. Please consider volunteering at either Safeway of Walmart for a few hours. See Phil, Claude, Mac, Ellison or Rich for more details.
*Free flu shots are offered to any veteran receiving care at the Martinez VA as part of an ongoing effort to keep our veterans healthy. Call the VA today and set up an appointment or walk in.
*Check out VETJAM veterans and music here.
Members in Distress
Prayers and affirmations go out to:
- Juanita & Ellison Lockett
- Stanley Rux
- Jack Hafen
- Terrance Holmes
- George Driscoll Family
May the Supreme Commander of the Universe pour out healing upon you and your families.
Women Veteran Resources
*Department of Veteran Affairs
*CalVet Women Veterans Division
*Swords to Plowshares
*Women Veterans Connect.
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