Anza Post 1873 celebrates VFW’s 118th birthday

Anza Post 1873 celebrates VFW’s 118th birthday

  Anza VFW Post 1873 celebrated the Veterans of Foreign Wars 118th birthday and many years of achievement in the community Friday, Sept. 29, with a Commander’s Dinner at post headquarters on Baily Road. The dinner featuring a green salad, beef brisket, baked potato, beans, dinner roll and a piece of a marble cake that […]

October news from Anza VFW Post 1873 and its auxiliary

We had a very successful auction last month. A fun time was had by all. We all bought something we didn’t know we needed (at least I did). We’re still looking for volunteers to cook or at least help in the kitchen. If you are interested in helping out, call our kitchen chairman Debbi at […]

A Pawsability 4 Veterans opens service dog training center

A Pawsability 4 Veterans opens service dog training center

It is often said, “Dogs are man’s best friend.” This is particularly found true for many returning wounded American military veterans who have experienced terrifying physical and mental trauma in combat or in service to the nation. Sandy Dee, a U.S. Army, medically retired, veteran, from Hemet is one of those who have seen what […]

Manzanita Ranch Memorial Day Open House invites Veterans

Manzanita Ranch managers Johnny and Jill Roberts are inviting veterans to an open house at the ranch, where horses are the therapy, Memorial Day, May 29, beginning at 1 p.m. The ranch for years has been a place where veterans and other suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can spend a day with gentle horses and […]

Riverside County reaches milestone in housing homeless veterans

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County has become the nation’s first large county to meet “functional zero,” a federal benchmark for making permanent housing available for all homeless veterans who seek assistance from the county. The board of supervisors established the Veteran Assistance Leadership of Riverside County (VALOR) initiative in June 2013 to find permanent housing for […]

War vets without diplomas still have time to apply

Veterans of Foreign Wars who didn’t graduate from high school have a little over a week left to apply for graduation certificates issued through a Riverside County program that awards diplomas to former airmen, soldiers, sailors and Marines who gave up school to serve their country.

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