DAV SERVICE OFFICER AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to meet with a Disabled American Veterans service officer at Copper Mountain College. The service officer can help veterans file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The service officer will be available the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m.

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VETERANS GET EXPANDED COLLEGE ASSISTANCE UNDER NEW GI BILL

Military veterans will get expanded college services under a bill co-sponsored by Representative Paul Cook and signed into law by Donald Trump earlier this week. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 removed the 15-year limit on using benefits of the GI Bill. The bill also includes

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS ASSISTANCE VAN IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Yucca Valley tomorrow to advise and help veterans with questions about their rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be held on Friday, August

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DAV TO HOLD THIRD ANNUAL VETERANS SHOOTING COMPETITION

The Morongo Basin Chapter #60 of the Disabled American Veterans will hold its third air rifle shooting competition in Twentynine Palms October 7. Managing editor Tami Roleff sets her sights on when and where…

The Disabled American Veterans Morongo Basin Chapter #60 will hold its third air rifle shooting competition

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PALM SPRINGS VETERANS DAY PARADE SEEKING MILITARY PARTICIPANTS

The City of Palm Springs is seeking military participation in its 21st annual Veterans Day parade. The parade is set for Saturday, November 11, starting at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Palm Springs. Applications are due by October 20. The Palm Springs Veterans’ Day parade is one of 60 events nationwide

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HELP AVAILABLE FOR BENEFITS CLAIMS FOR DISABLED AMERICAN VETS

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to meet with a Disabled American Veterans service officer at Copper Mountain College. The service officer can help veterans file benefits claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The service officer will be available the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m.

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CONGRESS EXTENDS VETERANS CHOICE PROGRAM

After a first attempt failed last week, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unanimously passed a $2.1 billion bipartisan bill to extend the Veterans Choice Program. Representative Paul Cook of Yucca Valley voted in favor of the measure, which allows veterans who live 40 miles or more from a

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MORONGO BASIN VETERAN DISABILITY CLINIC IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin veterans are invited to a disability clinic Saturday, June 10. Come meet and chat with other vets about local resources. The clinics are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. For an appointment,

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VETERANS’ FLAGPOLE, MARKER REDEDICATION CEREMONY SATURDAY

The Joshua Tree Clean Team will hold a ceremony Saturday, May 27, to rededicate the veterans’ marker and flag pole in downtown Joshua Tree. The marker and flag pole are at the corner of Highway 62 and Park Boulevard. Representatives from the Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, the

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REGISTER NOW FOR FREE VETERANS RESOURCE FAIR IN PALM SPRINGS

Congressman Raul Ruiz of Palm Springs will host the Second Annual Veterans University on Saturday, May 20, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Registration starts at 8:30, and the program runs from 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Veterans University is a free one-day event that will cover topics such as: health

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CONGRESSMAN’S COOK’S VETERAN’S EMPLOYMENT BILL SIGNED INTO LAW

Unemployed veterans, listen up: a new bill authored by Congressman Paul Cook and signed into law Friday by President Trump, may help you earn a paycheck. Reporter David Haldane tells us what’s up… If you’re a U.S. military veteran having a hard time finding a job, you may be about

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DAV SERVICE OFFICE IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Joshua Tree to advise and help veterans with questions about their rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be held on Saturday, April 1

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VIETNAM VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SATURDAY

Attention Vietnam Veterans: Copper Mountain College invites you to a welcome home event this Saturday. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the invitation for veterans and friends… All are welcome to join in on this free event to welcome home Vietnam Veterans. The celebration takes place April 1 from 10 a.m. till

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VETERANS’ RESOURCE DAY TOMORROW

For veterans here in the Morongo Basin, February 20 is stacking up to be much more than President’s Day. In our area, it’s also Veterans Resource Day. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more on just what that means…

Veterans Resource Day on February 20 aims to connect area vets with programs,

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HELP MAY BE ON THE WAY, HOMELESS VETERANS SOUGHT

If you’re a homeless veteran, help may be close. The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, partnering with Loma Linda Healthcare Systems and Joshua Tree VFW Post 7264, will hold a Homeless Veterans Outreach event offering counseling, behavioral services and various other support services aimed at helping homeless veterans get back

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2ND ANNUAL AIR RIFLE SHOOTING COMPETITION OCTOBER 8

The second annual air rifle shooting competition will be hosted by the Disabled American Veterans. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… The air rifle shooting competition will be held Saturday, October 8, at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. Sign-in and range safety instruction is from 7:30 a.m.

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DAV MOBILE SERVICE VAN IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be in Joshua Tree to advise and help veterans with questions about their rights, benefits, and claims. This service is free of charge, even without a membership to DAV. The DAV Mobile Service Office program will be held on Saturday, April 2,

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WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERAN DAY THIS SATURDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

A Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event will be held Saturday, April 2, from 10 to 2 at the Joshua Tree Community Center. The event will include a patriotic tattoo contest, chili cook-off, entertainment, raffles, resources for veterans, vendors, and more food. The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event is

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COUNTY CLAIMS TO HAVE HOUSED EVERY HOMELESS VET

The County of San Bernardino is claiming to have located housing for every homeless veteran in the county. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says work still needs to be done… Last summer, county supervisors vowed to find housing for every homeless veteran in the county by the end of 2015. In a

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CONRESSMAN COOK HONORS TWO YUCCA VALLEY MEN

In honor of the 50th anniversary since the start of the Vietnam War, Congressman Paul Cook honored 25 Vietnam veterans during his Heroes of the 8th ceremony November 13 in Apple Valley. Two local veterans—Edward Bates and Glenn Isaacs, both of Yucca Valley—were among those honored for their service and

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