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ACTIVE AMBER Alert: Amiyah Dallas – Orange,VA

The Va State Police and Va Missing Children’s Clearinghouse has issued an Amber Alert on behalf of the Orange Co. Sheriff’s Ofc. Amiyah Monet Dallas, 5, was last seen in the custody of her aunt, Olivia Dallas. There has been no contact with Amiyah or her aunt since Feb. 18, 2014, and their whereabouts are unknown. Investigation has led investigators to classify case as an abduction and believe the missing child could be in imminent danger. The aunt has connections to Maryland and South Carolina. Anyone with information needs to call Orange Co. Sheriff at (540) 672-1200 or State Police at #77.. Please Contact Orange VA at 540-721-1200 …read more

Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill Location's No-Weapons Policy Sparks Facebook Debate

Show Dog/UniversalThe newest location in Toby Keith‘s I Love This Bar & Grill restaurant chain has some gun-right advocates fighting mad. A “No Guns Permitted” sign on the door of the restaurant in Woodbridge, VA caused hundreds of people to comment against the policy on the restaurant’s Facebook page. The staff posted a message on Facebook saying that while they respected every person’s right to bear arms, the no-weapons policy was a result of insurance regulations.

Though some people have thanked the Toby Keith’s location for not allowing guns, others have expressed …read more

VA Mobile Vet Center to visit Olympic Peninsula

Tacoma, WA— Peninsula community  combat Veterans will now have improved access to counseling services and referrals for VA benefits and community resources.

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Tacoma Vet Center will deploy a Mobile Outreach Team beginning Monday November 18th to Olympic Peninsula. The mobile team will be at the following locations for dates and times shown:

Aberdeen                    18 November  10AM – 2PM               1103 East Wishkah Blvd

Forks                           19 November    8AM – 4PM              941 Merchants Road

Neah Bay                    20 November  10AM – 3PM              NAVFW Post 11481

Port Angeles               21 November      8AM – 4PM              216 S. Francis Street

Port Orchard                22 November   10AM- 230PM              216 Prospect Street

Veterans can make an appointment by calling (253) 565-7038.  Veterans are also welcome for walk-in services. 

Veteran’s Affairs Mobile Vet Center scheduled to come to Ocean Shores

Tacoma, WA — The Department of Veterans Affairs’(VA) Tacoma Vet Center will deploy a Mobile Outreach Team to Ocean Shores, WA from 8:00 AM Tuesday, October 15, to 12:00 PM Friday, October 18, 2013 to provide counseling services to local combat Veterans and their families and referrals for VA Benefits and community resources.  The mobile team will be located at The Quinault Beach Resort, 78 State Route 115, Ocean Shores, WA and co-located with the VA’s Mobile Medical Unit.  Veterans can make an appointment by calling (253) 565-7038.  Veterans are also welcome for walk-in services. 

VA uses Mobile Outreach Teams as a way to increase access to counseling services for Veterans and their families in rural and underserved communities across the country. If you are a veteran or active duty member who has served in a combat zone in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq or Afghanistan,  you may be eligible for free counseling. 

VA Mobile Vet Center scheduled to visit Aberdeen

Find a Vet CenterABERDEEN, Wash. – The Department of Veterans Affairs’(VA) Tacoma Vet Center will deploy a Mobile Outreach Team to Aberdeen, WA on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to provide counseling services to local combat Veterans and their families and referrals for VA Benefits and community resources. The mobile team will be located in the parking lot in front of WorkSource, located at 511 West Heron in Aberdeen, and Veterans can make an appointment by calling (253) 565-7038. Veterans are also welcome for walk-in services.
VA uses Mobile Outreach Teams as a way to increase access to counseling services for Veterans and their families in rural and underserved communities across the country. If you are a veteran or active duty member who has served in a combat zone in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq or Afghanistan, you may be eligible for free counseling.