Placer County Local News: Veterans


All Local Veterans News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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03/05/2024
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American Legion Post 84, in collaboration with Post 169, seeks volunteers for its Placer Veterans Stand Down tri-tip dinner and comedy show fundraiser on Saturday, March 23.

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12/14/2023
Federal judge David O. Carter has declined to dismiss a lawsuit that could force the Veterans Administration to house veterans experiencing homelessness in the Los Angeles area. Carter’s 41-page ruling could pave the way for a trial in mid-2024.

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11/07/2023
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Most graves are identified by their headstones or records, but there are others that remain unknown.

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09/26/2023
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The report examined the Veterans Service Office and the county’s spending on homelessness.

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09/08/2023
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The first proclamation recognizes November as National Military Family Appreciation Month.

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08/30/2023
Image for display with article titled Roseville Honors 1 of its Own, US Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole Gee, with Street Name

Gee received numerous honors while serving, including the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal and more.

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08/15/2023
The link between PFAS and testicular cancer among service members was never directly proven—until now.

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08/11/2023
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Congressman Kevin Kiley will be the guest speaker at the Aug. 21 meeting of the Placer County Council of the Navy League of the United States. His topic will cover a legislative update, including military appropriations.

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07/26/2023
The Military Officers' Association of America, Lake Tahoe Chapter joined with the Incline Village/Crystal Bay Veterans' Club ("Vets' Club") to sponsor the "Thank a Vet" Charity Golf Tournament, which raised more than $100,000 and netted $85,000.

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06/18/2023
For owners of Tahoe Gifting Co., graphic designer Darya Shahvaran and veteran Matthew Rautio, the small and beautiful community of Incline Village seemed like the perfect place to place roots in 2020 after trying to find a place to live here for a few years.

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04/20/2023
The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved $2,250 in revenue-sharing monies to the Auburn Parlor #59 Native Sons of the Golden West to place a plaque on the 442nd Japanese Battalion Memorial in Roseville during its consent agenda.

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06/13/2022
The Placer County Housing Authority earlier this month began offering $1,000 bonuses to landlords who agree to rent to homeless veterans.

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05/18/2022
Approximately 40 bikers left May 18 for their trek to Washington, D.C., with stops along the way at memorials and schools to honor veterans and educate young people.

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04/28/2022
Auburn will host a ‘Stand Down’ May 2-5, where veterans will receive services from meals, showers and haircuts to employment counseling and housing referrals.

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09/19/2021
Several hundred mourners gathered in Roseville on Sept. 18 to honor U.S. Marine Sgt. Nicole Gee, killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. Family and friends spoke about the Roseville native and her outstanding service to her country.

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08/29/2021
Roseville native and Marine Sergeant Nicole (Herrera) Gee lost her life at the Kabul airport on Aug. 26 along with 12 other U.S. service members. A vigil is planned for 6 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Vernon Street Town Square in Roseville to honor her sacrifice.

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08/29/2021
Veterans in more remote areas of Placer County can now be served by the VFW Mobile Service Office, funded by a trust given to the VFW by former Placer County resident Sarah A. Bonnifield.

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08/03/2021
Colfax resident and World War II veteran Edward Fulenwider took a ride in a Boeing Stearman biplane—an excursion arranged by Dream Flights, a non-profit organization that honors military veterans and seniors.

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05/30/2021
Granite Bay resident Fusako Takahashi, 94, pushed for the stamp to honor the Japanese-American soldiers whose WWII fighting unit became the most decorated in U.S. military history.

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05/02/2021
Stella Van Dyke Johnson American Legion Post 795 has opened its doors again for local events and is seeking assistance after struggling through the pandemic.
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