Author Archives: T. A. Chaves

April is Military Sexual Trauma Month

THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT, TRAUMA, AND SEXUAL HARRASSMENT April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is important for service members, veterans, and their families to understand this issue, and what resources are available to help. What is Military Sexual Trauma? During military service, service members may receive upsetting and unwanted sexual attention, […]

CalVet assists veterans with a pathway to citizenship

Last March, CalVet’s Minority and Underrepresented Veterans Division launched the Pathway to Citizenship program. Since that time, CalVet, along with other state agencies and community support, has been able to assist more than 60 veterans and their families with citizenship and naturalization services they have earned through their military service. “California was the first state […]

Korean Government Medal Honors Korean War Veterans

Embassy of the Republic of Korea seeks Korean War veterans to honor with the “Ambassador for Peace” medal. If you served in the Korean War, you may be eligible for the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. This commemorative medal is an expression of appreciation from the Korean government to men and women who served in […]

Return of El Soldado

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 11 September 6th, please join us in welcoming El Soldado back to his home in Sacramento’s Capitol Park. Originally dedicated in 1951, the California Mexican American Veterans Memorial statue, known as El Soldado, serves as a testament to the service and contributions of all Hispanic/Latino veterans. Over the […]