August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

Written by Shalou Alberto. Updated August 2022 by Know A Vet? August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM).  We all need shots (vaccines) to help protect us from serious diseases. This protection is called immunization. Immunization works by helping to teach the immune system how to fight off a future…...

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I AM A VETERAN

I am a Veteran.  There, I said it! I am proud of my military service but for a long time, I hadn’t considered myself a Veteran. Yes, I’m there somewhere. I always felt safe with these guys. About a year after returning from deployment, I retired from the California Army…...

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Successful Delivery of Presents to the Children of Paradise

We put out a call, five days before Christmas, to help the Family Giving Tree sort and wrap thousands of gifts for the children of Paradise/Butte County.  Without hesitation, Veterans and community members answered the call and showed up by the hundreds.  Because of this, Family Giving Tree was able…...

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.  We all need shots (vaccines) to help protect us from serious diseases. This protection is called immunization. To help keep our community safe, Know A Vet? is proudly participating in National Immunization Awareness Month by providing you with resources to help you live your…...

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Military Transition-Career Management: American Job Centers

  Military transition is difficult enough when returning to civilian life.  Imagine what that translates to when it comes to employment search.  Do you know what your Military Occupation Specialty/Military Occupation Code (MOS/MOC) translate to in a civilian job?  Have you gone through the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) before you…...

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San Jose State University Virtual Tour

San Jose State University (SJSU) is a military friendly school and a fantastic place for transitioning veterans to attend.  Their Veteran Resource Center (VRC) is a wonderful place to find information, hang out with fellow service members and students of the military family.  Their staff are always available and very…...

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Mid-Year Recap 2018

It is the work of fantastic volunteers, organization partnerships, and civic-minded professionals that has allowed us to achieve great milestones in the first six months of 2018.   We are a small virtual group and rely heavily on volunteers and support from the community. We wanted to share with you what…...

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Effective Therapies to Treat PTSD

The path to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recovery has many forks in the road, is long, winding, and personalized.  Finding the right path that works for an individual sometimes takes trial and error and continuous research.  What works for one may not work for another.  Some work well within a…...

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Vietnam Memories Linger

A Veteran’s words that provide a visually mind-bending story of a moment in time, and yet…   From RockVets Newsletter, June 2016 Rerun on June 2018 – in his memory By Jerry Donnelan   It was the 24th of October, 1969.  We were on a Search and Clear Operation which,…...

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