Tag Archives: American Legion

A smiling veteran sits on his new Harley.


Army veteran Charlie Ross has plenty to be thankful for. A resident of the Veterans Home of California-Barstow, Charlie is among the veterans living at a CalVet Home who shared their blessings with us as we prepare for Thanksgiving Day and dinner with all of the trimmings. Charlie’s story is one of giving and receiving, […]

The red, white, and blue blur of U.S. Flag Code etiquette

As we celebrate our nation’s 243rd birthday this Fourth of July, our patriotism will be evident with parades, picnics, patio barbecues, and pyrotechnics. So proudly we will hail, amid a sea of star-spangled banners. But in these heartfelt salutes to Old Glory, many might first want to familiarize themselves with the “dos” and “don’ts” of […]

CalVet Newswatch

CalVet Newswatch delivers the latest veteran news from California and beyond each week to your inbox with daily updates online at CalVet Connect. Scroll down to view highlights of this week’s top articles, or click here to visit our site. Governor Brown Signs Comprehensive Legislative Package to Increase State’s Housing Supply and Affordability OFFICE OF […]