Vet Corps

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

This grant will be a competitive Vet Corps grant, which will deploy 50 Vet Corps members (veterans and spouses) across the state of Washington, program starting September 1st, 2012 until June 30th, 2013. The program will continue to serve veterans, Active Duty members, and families of both. Under the auspices and continued support of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs the Vet Corps program has provided thousands of veterans and family members relevant services and referrals over the last three years.

2013 Service Impact Award Winners Revealed

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recognized seven outstanding programs and participants with the 2013 National Service Impact Awards.

CNCS CEO Wendy Spencer announced the honorees during the kick-off of the yearlong AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary celebration in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2013.

National Service Agency Announces $200 Million in AmeriCorps Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Friday, June 21, 2013 (All day)
As thousands of service leaders gathered at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced $200 million in new AmeriCorps funding to put AmeriCorps members on the ground in communities to tackle some the toughest challenges facing our nation.

AmeriCorps Works for Veterans and Military Families

As an Iraq War veteran, I am honored to work at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). We are home to more than 70,000 AmeriCorps members, whom we are celebrating as part of AmeriCorps Week.

I work with these national service leaders and our other programs to find ways to support wounded warriors, veterans, and their families.

A Salute to Military Veterans and CADCA's VetCorps Program

The following post was originally published on the White House Blog on November 19, 2012. Arthur T. Dean is the Chairman and CEO of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, and a retired Major General in the U.S. Army.

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