Free June 9 webinar features interview with ‘They Were Soldiers’ authors

Military Wire columnist and Edmonds resident Mike Schindler will be interviewing Joseph Galloway and Marvin Wolf, the authors of They Were Soldiers, during a live webinar at 10 a.m. June 9 — part of the Live On Purpose speakers series sponsored by Operation Military Family Cares. The session part of a series of free webinars featuring speakers who…

Operation Military Family Cares sponsoring free leadership webinars starting April 10

Starting Friday, April 10, Edmonds-based Operation Military Family Cares — a veterans services and solutions provider — is offering a series of free webinars featuring speakers who will also appear at the organization’s Vision 2020 leadership conference in October (rescheduled from May). The April webinars are 20 minutes each followed by 10 minutes of Q…

Court ruling opens door for Agent Orange claims from ‘Blue Water’ veterans

The Mountlake Terrace-based Joint Service Committee, which works with veterans in South Snohomish County, sent an alert this week regarding a federal court ruling that could affect tens of thousands of Navy and Coast Guard veterans suffering with Agent Orange-related disabilities. According to a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal…

Reminder: State Veterans Affairs Director to speak at Edmonds Museum Jan. 10

Lourdes E. “Alfie” Alvarado-Ramos, Director of Washington State Veterans Affairs, will discuss how her office assists military veterans during a presentation at the Edmonds Historical Museum from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. Alvarado-Ramos will address help for veterans experiencing homelessness, suicide prevention and employment, among other transitioning issues. Her talk is part of the museum’s…

Edmonds CC to recognize WWI veterans, 100-year anniversary of the war’s end Nov. 7

Edmonds Community College will host its sixth annual Veterans Day Celebration from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, on campus in the Black Box Theatre. Edmonds CC welcomes students and employees, as well as veterans from our surrounding communities who served during times of war and peace, to the celebration. The public is also invited…