Vet Corps Member David Jones joins this week's episode and talks about his experience in the Vet Corps Program.
If you are interested in becoming a Vet Corps Member for the 20-21 Service Year, go here:
Apply through the AmeriCorps Website: my.americorps.gov, listing ID 962434
Army Veteran and founder of FOB Hope, Monique Brown, joins the this episode to talk about building FOB Hope, systemic racism, and how you can get involved.
To contact Monique, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
FOB Hope: fobhope.org
For questions, comments, or if you know of an organization that would like to come on the WDVA Podcast email email@example.com. or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pacific Lutheran University's Director of Military Outreach Michael Farnum come on the podcast to talk about the Clemente Veterans Initiative. Michael is also WDVA Vet Corps alumni, as well as retired Army.
Questions about the CVI? Go to the website: https://www.plu.edu/military-affiliated-students/clemente-veterans-initiative-2/
Contact Michael Farnum Directly at FarnumMS@plu.edu
This week's episode brings in Tom Hove, manager of the Veterans Training Support Center. Tom and Bryan talk about peer mentor skill building based off of the Veteran's Peer Corps training.
If you would like to know more information about the Veterans Training Support Center, go to their Website veteranstrainingsupportcenter.org
This week we have a very special guest on the podcast: YOUR WDVA Director Alfie Alvarado-Ramos! We talk about her transition from the Army to the WDVA, challenges, successes, and how the WDVA is responding to the COVID-19 crisis!
Do you have questions, or have a group or organization that you think would make for a good interview? Email Bryan at Bryan.Bales@dva.wa.gov!
Today's mini-episode features Kim Pham, the Program Specialist for the Veterans Conservation Corps. Kim breaks down what the VCC Internship Program is, and how you can be a part of it.
Are you a veteran interested in starting an internship? A small farm/conservation district who would like to bring on a VCC intern? Email Kim at Kim@dva.wa.gov
Questions about the podcast? Do you have an organization that you think would be a good feature for the show? email Bryan at Bryan.Bales@dva.wa.gov
Veterans Conservation Corps: https://www.dva.wa.gov/benefits/internships
This week on the show we bring in our Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Codie Garza, for an overview on the great things that she is doing.
Codie's Email: Codie.Garza@dva.wa.gov
Bryan's Email: Bryan.Bales@dva.wa.gov