June is PTSD Awareness Month; for more informaiton, visit www.ptsd.va.gov

June is PTSD Awareness Month

The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 455). In 2014, the Senate designated the full month of June for National PTSD Awareness (S. Res. 481). Efforts are underway to continue this designation for the third […]

Sacramento Valley Veterans (SVV)

SVV: Standing Down After Six Incredible Years of Service

After six incredibly powerful years and many goals identified and achieved, the Sacramento Valley Veterans (SVV) Board of Directors is standing down the group in its present form.

Army Review Boards Agency

U.S. Army Creates Website for Discharge Upgrades

This week, SVV’s national organization, American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), reported that the U.S. Army had created a website to help out Veterans seeking upgrades in discharges.

Veterans Crisis Line

Nine Ways to Identify Someone in Crisis This Holiday Season

The holiday season often means three things: family, food, and football. But for some of us, this time of year can mean stress, depression, or feeling overwhelmed. Obligations or isolation can heighten these feelings until they are impossible to handle alone. It’s important to recognize when emotions reach a crisis point — especially when thoughts […]

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

DAV: No Veterans COLA for 2016; Contact Your Congressional Representatives

This week, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) issued a call to action for all who are concern about the lack of COLA for the new year for our nation’s Veterans, retirees, and the disabled.