Women Veterans Suicide Crisis Prompts Legislation

2016-08-02T20:50:05+00:00

Representative Julia Brownley introduced H.R. 2915, the Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act. If enacted, this bill would identify mental health and suicide prevention programs that are the most effective with the best outcomes among women veterans at risk. The bill would require VA to report the results of this analysis to the Congressional Veterans' Committees. [...]

Women Veterans Suicide Crisis Prompts Legislation 2016-08-02T20:50:05+00:00

Sizzler Holiday Party

2016-08-02T20:51:04+00:00

Today was grand at Sizzler's. The women veterans enjoyed the fun, received donated gift cards and got excited about the Holiday Season upon us. These are brave, wonderful, incredible women who served with honor, many of them in combat theatre from Desert Storm, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Thanks to each of then for their service. Good [...]

Sizzler Holiday Party 2016-08-02T20:51:04+00:00

Two Year Entrepreneurship Program 2016

2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

The Veterans Objective Mission Program offers a comprehensive two-year course in entrepreneurship beginning February 13, 2016 and July 30, 2016. The curriculum is designed to assist veterans who have transitioned, or will soon begin transitioning to civilian life, in establishing and building a business. This will fuel economic diversification by increasing the number of veteran-owned businesses [...]

Two Year Entrepreneurship Program 2016 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

5th Annual Seattle Stand-Down

2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

The Seattle Stand Down is committed to assisting military veterans and their families in every aspect of their transition from military to civilian life; whether they just became a veteran or have been one for a long time. The Seattle Stand Down provides a place where veterans can have "one stop" access to various community [...]

5th Annual Seattle Stand-Down 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

GI Bill? VA Explains How to Choose the Right School

2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

Colleagues and Fellow Veterans and Servicemembers, Like any military mission, transitioning to civilian life takes preparation, research, planning, and the right tools. One of the most powerful tools you have is the GI Bill®, and it’s important to know how to use it. That’s why we are excited to introduce two unique tools to help [...]

GI Bill? VA Explains How to Choose the Right School 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

Veteran’s Day Activities

2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

  EVENTS Magnolia American Legion Veterans Day Service Wed Nov 11th in front of the Post Office on McGraw in Magnolia First Part 9-945am Service Project lead by the Cub Scouts Pack 80 but all welcome to help–clean up side walk and put US flags in Magnolia village Bring or make thank you cards for [...]

Veteran’s Day Activities 2017-04-15T21:17:30+00:00

Veteran’s Outdoor Film Event

2017-04-15T21:17:31+00:00

Dear Friend of our National Parks, The National Parks Conservation Association has teamed up with the Vet Voice Foundation, veterans, film makers, and outdoor groups to empower returning members of the military to share their stories through film. Join us Wednesday Nov. 4th at 7pm for an evening of short films documenting the adventures of [...]

Veteran’s Outdoor Film Event 2017-04-15T21:17:31+00:00

Annual Veterans Day Brunch @ Anthony’s Home Port

2017-04-15T21:17:39+00:00

This year, OARS for Women Veterans is having its 3rd Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Sunday Brunch, the Sunday before Veterans day, November 8th. It's again at Anthony's Home Port Restaurant at Shilshole. A table for eight to nine women veterans and family is $230, that's a huge discount. For others it is  $280 for a table of [...]

Annual Veterans Day Brunch @ Anthony’s Home Port 2017-04-15T21:17:39+00:00

Entrepreneurial Program for Veterans Starts January 2016

2016-08-02T21:01:22+00:00

Washington Diversity & Veterans Foundation (WDVF) is proud to introduce the "Veterans' Objective Mission" Program designed to assist and provide resources to veterans and to in-service members (departing military within 1 year) to help them start businesses. This is a two-year program starting January 2016 and ending January 2018. Applications for the 2016 Program are due no later than [...]

Entrepreneurial Program for Veterans Starts January 2016 2016-08-02T21:01:22+00:00

OARS Board Member Wins WDVA Award

2016-08-02T21:03:40+00:00

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Women’s Advisory Board named King County employee, Debra Wood, its 2015 Outstanding Woman Veteran of the Year. A Vietnam-era veteran, Debra received the award for her dedication and volunteer work as an advocate for veterans and their families with a focus on military sexual trauma survivors. Debra manages the [...]

OARS Board Member Wins WDVA Award 2016-08-02T21:03:40+00:00