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July 11, 2017

MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY   Transparency and Accountability Adverse Actions Posting                 Please see my video message (text below) regarding actions we announced today on public posting of VA’s adverse employee actions:   Two weeks ago, President Trump signed into law the long-sought VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act.  Today, we are taking […]

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July 6, 2017

Barbara Racine- I call her “Raisin”- she said everyone did while she was in- had seen one of the flyers for Women Veterans Alliance meeting that  I put up at a senior center in Oakland. She called and told me she’s 87 and couldn’t drive at night, but would love to come. That women aren’t […]

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July 6, 2017

The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), as amended (38 U.S.C. § 4212), prohibits discrimination against protected veterans. Under VEVRAA, a veteran may be classified as a ‘‘disabled veteran,’’ ‘‘recently separated veteran,’’ ‘‘active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran,’’ or ‘‘Armed Forces service medal veteran.’’ ProtectedVet_InfoGraphic_JRFQA508c  

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June 28, 2017

To: Veterans and Supporters of Veterans We are pleased to announce that Sacramento County Officials have formed a Veteran’s Treatment Court for Veterans charged with a criminal offense.  Eligible Sacramento County residents will be diverted into treatment programs with more options than our regular criminal justice system, including expungement or reduction of charges.  Participants must […]

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June 26, 2017

Women Veterans Alliance will be partnering with American Corporate Partners (ACP) to connect women veterans with mentors. ACP is a nationwide nonprofit organization connecting women veterans with female business leaders and entrepreneurs for one-on-one yearlong mentorships focused on career transition and development. As part of ACP’s Women’s Veteran Mentoring Program you will have access to career development workshops […]

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