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MH-Homeless-Summit-Fri-Aug-29-2014


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Mental Health/Homeless Summit

MH-Homeless-VetExpanding Partnerships & Resources To Improve The Lives Of Veterans & Their Family Members
Friday, August 29
8am-4:30pm
New Federal Building, ground floor
90 Seventh Street, San Francisco
Contact: Dr. Jennifer Boyd 415 221-4810 x342, jennifer.boyd@va.gov

 

VA Health CareBring together organizations that serve Veterans, to strengthen partnerships between the VA and the community.
Enhance access to Mental Health and Homeless services for Veterans and their families in San Francisco and northern San Mateo counties.

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Last-Season


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The Last Season

The Last Season

By SF based filmmaker Sara Dosa
SF International Film Festival
April 25, Friday, 6:45pm @ Kabuki Cinema, San Francisco
April 27, Sunday, 12:30pm @ BAM/PFA Cinema, Berkeley
May 5, Monday, 3:30pm @ Kabuki  Cinema, San Francisco
Facebook: facebook.com/TheLastSeasonFilm
Twitter: @LastSeasonFilm
Ticketshttp://bit.ly/1hu3iFo

Amid the bustling world of Central Oregon’s wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect. Roger, a 75 year-old sniper with the US Special Forces in Vietnam, and Kouy, a 46 year-old platoon leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Freedom Fighters who battled the Khmer Rouge, come together each fall to hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom, Continue reading


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Ground-breaking The First Step For Veterans Memorial

ABC News Coverage
March 20, 2014

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — War veterans in San Francisco will soon have a memorial in their honor. Eighty-two years ago, there was a plan to build a memorial for San Francisco’s veterans, but money and other priorities got in the way. Now, an octagon of stone will soon rise on the courtyard of green between the War Memorial Opera House and the Veterans Building.

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“Veterans in San Francisco have long been neglected; it’s a very important part of history and now we’ll have a monument to honor them,” retired U.S. Air Force Col. Roger Dong said.
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Napa Veterans Memorial Park

Tom Sarciapone, USCG, retired, Chair Napa United Veterans Council


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San Francisco Bay Area Veterans: Sankofa Sunday

San Francisco Bay Area Veterans Celebrate Black History Month February 10, 2013

Celebrate Black History Month
African American Veterans
Warriors of Courage, Change & Peace
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Noon-7pm
War Memorial Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 223
San Francisco

Join us and celebrate our rich, fascinating, and empowering Black History.
We’ll have an array of information booths, video stories, distinguished guest speakers, a screening of the acclaimed WWII film “Red Tails,” a dinner, and awards/recognition ceremony.

For event updates & RSVP visit www.SFBAVeterans.wordpress.com
A $25 donation is suggested to benefit Veterans community sponsored events.

Contacts:
Latonia M. Dixon, oshun45@gmail.com
Eve Purvis-Allen, qbeve67@gmail.com

Event Sponsors: American Legion Bob Basker Post 315, Veterans Artist Guild, Veterans For Peace, Chapter 69, Veterans Media Center of San Francisco.


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WWII: African American Women In The Military

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Women in the Military “…Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) was renamed the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in July 1943, and the Air Corps (AC), after a reorganization, became the Army Air Forces (AAF) in March 1942…”  Excepts from Pictures of African Americans World War II. Read more… National Archives: Pictures of African Americans during World War II