Military

featured graphic for Veterans Affairs during COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a preliminary plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccinations it will implement once the Food and Drug Administration issues an emergency use authorization for a vaccine. VA has worked in close coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Operation …continue reading

featured graphic for Lou Correa, Democratic Congressman for the 46th District in California, during COVID-19

Today, Congressman Lou Correa applauded the passage of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, one of the most comprehensive marijuana reform bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. The MORE Act aims to correct the historical injustices of failed drug policies that have disproportionately impacted communities …continue reading

State Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) announced today he is coauthoring Senate Bill 1071, along with Senators Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) and Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel). SB 1071 will exempt military retirement pay from the state’s income tax. “Our state should be encouraging military retirees to make …continue reading

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I am pleased to announce that effective 1 February 2020, Brigadier General Michael J. Leeney will assume full time installation command of the Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB), Los Alamitos concurrent with his duties as Deputy Commanding General – Operations, 40th Infantry Division. Please join me in congratulating Brigadier General …continue reading

“I am Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Brittany Concepcion, assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB).” Concepcion from Orange County, Calif., graduated from Bolsa Grande High School in 2013 and joined the Navy shortly after graduation. “Since I was five I’ve known I would have some sort of career within the field …continue reading