Category Women Veterans

A Veterans Day message from CalVet

Hear from Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, as he shares what Veterans Day means to him and to all of us at CalVet.

Operation Dress Code Helps Women Transition to Civilian Jobs

Making the transition from military life to the civilian workforce can be tricky. It requires new skills. What’s the best way to conduct a job search? How will you ace the job interview? What will you wear? For women veterans, Operation Dress Code can help to answer all of these questions, and more. It’s not […]

Sights & Sounds from the 2017 California State Fair – Military & Veteran Appreciation Day

Beef ravioli or chicken pesto pasta? How about vegetarian Ratatouille? California’s bravest military cooks didn’t have much of a choice when it came to selecting their MRE (Meal, Ready-to-Eat) at this year’s 2017 MRE Cooking Challenge, but they ultimately decided where they’d take it. Paired with veterans from different military branches, the cooks blindly selected […]

Stories of Service: Veterans Home – Fresno

The Veterans Home of California – Fresno provides care for aging veterans. ValleyPBS recently visited the state of the art facility and met with two residents who served in the United States Navy during WWII. Gordon Scott of Kingsburg and Elsa Barry of Fresno both moved into the Veterans Home in 2017. Stories of Service: […]