Last week the Department of Defense released their inaugural report on deaths by suicide from within the active duty military community. “The first ever Annual Suicide Report presents the most recent suicide data for our service members and their families, serving as the official source of data this year and in the future years to […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs has changed the way they report the average number of daily veteran suicides in the recently released 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. Using information from the most current year, 2017, the new report separates the data collected from three different groups that were previously used to determine the […]
The recently approved Senate Bill 245 brought forward by Senator Ling Ling Chang will allow veterans to start adopting cats and dogs for free from public shelters starting New Year’s Day in 2020. Signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom last week, the bill helps veterans who do not qualify for service animals but could rely […]
With California Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature earlier today, an additional business license fee exemption for veterans who own a particular type of business will be coming soon. Championed by Assemblymember Shirley Weber, Assembly Bill 498 adds sole proprietors who sell or provide services to the list of business license fee waivers, that are already […]
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that together with the Department of Defense, on-site Vet Center counseling services, outreach staff and other services will now be available during training and drill weekends. “This partnership will increase our ability to offer access to services to our Guard Soldiers and Airmen and their families who […]
The National Veterans Group and VETogether have joined forces to support military spouses as birthday ball season rapidly approaches.