Suicide is a national problem in the U.S. and a major concern for active-duty service members and military veterans. Members of the military may experience a variety of difficult and traumatic events including combat, natural disasters, and physical assault.
New Law Helps Low-Income Veterans Obtain Housing
New citywide legislation that will offer low-income veterans living in San Francisco an advantage for affordable housing in the City was recently approved by the SF Board of Supervisors.
National Salute to Veteran Patients Week at the SF VA Medical Center
In recognition of National Salute to Veteran Patients Week (Feb. 9-15), San Francisco VA Medical Center staff and Congresswoman Jackie Speier distributed Valentine’s Day cards to Bay Area Veterans on Feb. 14 at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
Mayor’s Salute to Veterans Parade – Sunday, Nov. 10
Mayor’s Salute to Veterans Parade, Sunday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. at Fisherman’s Wharf. World War II 75th commemoration.
Richmond Resident Named Volunteer of the Year at the Veterans Administration
Richmond resident and San Francisco Veterans Administration (SFVA) Volunteer CJ Reeves was named SFVA Volunteer of the Year for 2019.
Assembly – Phil Ting
This year, I honored Shannon Kissinger, a San Francisco native and resident of the Richmond District. He served in the United States
Navy from 1996 to 2001 and now works to help homeless veterans.