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Arcadia Library Hosts Virtual Screening of Film on Veterans Who Discover Healing Through Photography
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Arcadia Library Hosts Virtual Screening of Film on Veterans Who Discover Healing Through Photography

Arcadia Public Library will host an online screening of the documentary, “Visions of Warriors,” written, produced, and directed by Ming Lai and released by Humanist Films. This moving and insightful film will be available online from Monday, July 20 through Saturday, Aug. 1. Call (626) 821-4364 for the link and password for the screening and…

Virtual Veteran Career Fair for Southern California This Week
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Virtual Veteran Career Fair for Southern California This Week

DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and RecruitMilitary will co-host the Southern California Veterans Virtual Career Fair June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free to veterans, their spouses, active-duty military personnel and members of the National Guard and Reserve. “Whether you’re transitioning out of the military and looking for a new career…

San Gabriel Valley Veterans Health Clinic Opens in Arcadia
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San Gabriel Valley Veterans Health Clinic Opens in Arcadia

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Monday officially opened the San Gabriel Valley Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), the first Veterans clinic in the San Gabriel Valley in over eight years. The SGV CBOC, located at 7 W. Foothill Blvd. in Arcadia, will offer Veterans access to primary care, mental health care, telehealth, and basic…

SGV Vets Can Now Apply for Leadership Pasadena’s Leadership Course
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SGV Vets Can Now Apply for Leadership Pasadena’s Leadership Course

Leadership Pasadena (LP) is accepting applications for the Community Leadership Course for Veterans™ (CLCV™) beginning on May 6, 2019. This course fills a gap in current military to civilian transitional programs for veterans. The course does not duplicate any existing programs but compliments and supplements the many re-entry and transitional programs in place. This six-month…

World War II Vets Still Meet in Arcadia
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World War II Vets Still Meet in Arcadia

By Galen Patterson The vets meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Coco’s in Arcadia. The group started three years ago, when Temple City was requesting World War II veterans for a parade.  After the parade, “we thought we should get together more often,” says Art Del Rey, one of the founding members….

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Gene Glasco Shines a Beacon on Arcadia Vietnam War Memorial

May 26 ceremony to mark new dusk-to-dawn lighting at Arcadia monument By Gene Glasco and Terry Miller Gene Glasco enlisted in the United States navy in 1967.  He was deployed to South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in 1969. Gene is a native Californian. Once in Vietnam, Gene was first assigned to Naval Support Activity- Nha Be…

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