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Veterans organizations join forces

OCEANSIDE — Veterans Assistance of San Diego, a division of Interfaith Community Services, will be moving its office into the Veterans Association of North County (VANC) building on Mission Avenue come April.

Homes for Our Troops builds adapted homes for deserving vets

REGION — Army Sgt. Odin Ayala and Marine Cpl. Travis Greene are both military veterans and double amputees who have a long life ahead of them.

Event thanks active  military and their families

Event thanks active military and their families

OCEANSIDE — An afternoon of food, music and carnival rides at Oceanside Pier thanked military and their families for their service on May 18.

Holiday food baskets and toys bestowed on local military families

Holiday food baskets and toys bestowed on local military families

OCEANSIDE — Holiday joy was felt all around as Operation Homefront volunteers helped military families pick up food baskets and select toys for the holidays. 

City offers vets free parking

OCEANSIDE — As a way to thank our military, City Council unanimously voted Oct. 3 to allow free parking for veterans with special recognition license plates at all city meters and pay parking lots.

Program aims to train shelter dogs to aid veterans

Program aims to train shelter dogs to aid veterans

SOLANA BEACH — When historians look back on The Great Recession, they’ll no doubt write about soaring unemployment among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans as well as the high incidence of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury.)

‘Operation Appreciation’ will honor military May 19

‘Operation Appreciation’ will honor military May 19

OCEANSIDE — Operation Appreciation will honor active duty military and their families at the Pier Amphitheater for Armed Forces Day May 19.