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The Placer Veterans Stand Down assists veterans from all walks of life. Its mission is to serve local veterans and their families with ‚Äúresources to give them a hand up, not a hand out.‚ÄĚ

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Unhoused Veterans Score Legal Victory in Suit Against VA

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.

Study Links Testicular Cancer Among Military Personnel to ‚ÄėForever Chemicals‚Äô

08/15/2023

The link between PFAS and testicular cancer among service members was never directly proven‚ÄĒuntil now.

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El Dorado Supes support giving veteran business owners a break

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors made a small but important gesture to the veteran community Tuesday, conceptually approving an ordinance amendment that would waive business licensing fees for veterans when they are a business' sole proprietor.

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County proclamations honor veterans, military families

The first proclamation recognizes November as National Military Family Appreciation Month, which was established in 1993 by the Armed Forces, YMCA and U.S. government. The second proclamation, recognizing Veterans Day on Nov. 11, was pulled from the consent calendar by …

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Roseville honors one 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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California is home to many veterans in need of a variety of resources. From housing assistance to mental health services, the Golden State provides avenues to hope and healing.
At Their Service
California‚Äės veteran population is the country‚Äôs largest, and it‚Äôs as varied as the nations in which these men and women served.
Stand Down events provide veterans with valuable resources including housing assistance, medical care, and a solid community of support.
Veterans in Need ‚ÄėStand Down‚Äô
At hundreds of Stand Down events throughout California, veterans agencies and organizations come together to deliver life’s necessities.
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These organizations are dedicated to serving the needs of those who served America.
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