If you’re one of the nearly 150,000 California women who served in the military, we want to make sure you have access to all of the benefits you’ve earned by virtue of wearing the nation’s uniform. Add your name to CalVet’s Women Veterans Roster to join our mailing list and receive information about benefits, programs […]

Our 134-year-old campus in Yountville got a makeover last week from over 200 volunteers as part of the Home Depot Foundation’s pledge to support veterans. CalVet Undersecretary Russell Atterberry was on hand to see the renovations and thank the folks from Home Depot, Tug McGraw Foundation, Solano and Napa Habitat for Humanity and the Center […]

Elizabeth Perez joined CalVet in January, taking the helm of our Minority and Underrepresented Veterans Division. We recently asked her about her new role. What are your top priorities? One of my immediate priorities was to help immigrant veterans become naturalized citizens. For decades, immigrants have served in the U.S. military. My father was one […]

Last week, hundreds of volunteers turned out to make some needed improvements at our Yountville Veterans Home. They helped to upgrade kitchens, install a new batting cage at the historic Cleve Borman field, expand a chicken coop, and plant new crops at the Tug McGraw Brain Food Garden. The Tug McGraw Foundation organized the event […]

CalVet Newswatch brings you the latest veteran news from California and beyond, delivered to your inbox and updated daily on CalVet Connect. Scroll down to view highlights of the most recent top articles, or click here to visit our site. Trump to meet with Jeff Miller this week on VA secretary position President Trump will […]

Say goodbye to that old, leaky sink and say hello to new appliances, countertops and cabinets! Thanks to the hard work of more than 200 volunteers from companies like Pandora, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube and many others, residents at the California Veterans Home in Yountville will soon enjoy updated kitchens in 10 domiciliaries across the sprawling […]

If you’re a World War I buff, you may want to make time to view the photo exhibit on display at CalVet Headquarters through May 1. The exhibit includes photographs and descriptions of the epic and one-of-a-kind story of the Belgian Expeditionary Corps of Armored Cars, a military unit that received a hero’s welcome in […]

Are you curious about veteran benefits? Well, we have answers. Whether you’re looking for healthcare benefits, a CalVet home loan or assistance finding employment, our comprehensive 2018 California Veterans Resource Book removes the guesswork, making it easy for you to access the benefits and services you have earned. CalVet’s Veterans Resource Book, which is now available in both digital […]

“Graciela had a great presentation.” “Excellent workshop. I’ll be sharing it with my friends.” The feedback from the first of many women veterans employment benefits workshops has been stellar. In partnership with Veterans Connect at the Library, CalTAP and the CalVet Women Veterans Division, these workshops have helped women veterans in California find the tools […]

The sound of afterburners can be heard throughout the day from the nearby base at Mather Veterans Village in Rancho Cordova. But for the veterans who now call this place home, they’ll be listening to a new sound soon as construction begins on two new projects next door. Luckily for current residents, they have double-paned […]