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USS Hornet To Host Veterans Job Fair

USS Hornet Museum. (File photo.)

The USS Hornet museum will host a veterans job fair next month, the day before Veterans Day.

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Alameda Police Department Dismisses Ticket Issued to Veteran for Sleeping in Van

A copy of the citation cancellation form.

The Alameda Police Department has dismissed a citation issued in July to a Aaron Colyer, a U.S. service veteran who was sleeping in his van overnight out of homelessness.

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Homeless Veteran Hires Alameda Attorney to Fight Illegal Camping Citation

Aaron and his service dog, Captain. (Facebook)

A veteran that Alameda police cited last month for sleeping in his vehicle in a park is holding true to his promise to fight the ticket, having hired a seasoned Alameda criminal defense attorney to work on his case.

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Veteran to Fight Alameda Citation for Homelessness

Aaron and his service dog, Captain. (Facebook)

A United States Marine Corps and Tennessee Army National Guard veteran who has been homeless in California for 8 months says he plans to fight a municipal citation issued to him by Alameda police last week for “illegal camping” – sleeping in his van, parked at the ferry […]

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U.S. Service Veteran Public Service Announcement

Students at Nea Community Learning Center in Alameda must accomplish a minimum number of community service hours each year. The number of required hours depends on grade level.

Action Alameda News is proud to help Nea learners achieve their community service hours by helping them produce and distribute public service announcements, such as this one.

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Outreach to Homeless Service Veterans Over the Holidays

Dignity Commons at Alameda Point. Transitional housing for service veterans. (Operation Dignity Website)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with local agencies, has launched a program to help keep U.S. service veterans and their families from becoming homeless over the holidays.

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Exploratory Meeting on Proposed Veterans’ Courts at High Street Station Cafe

This Thursday, at the High Street Station Cafe, Teresa Livingston of Oakland’s Swords to Plowshares will facilitate a discussion about the potential for an Alameda County Veterans’ Court, dedicated to handling criminal cases involving United States War Veterans.

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Dr. Edward Tick, of Soldier’s Heart, Speaks Out on Fort Hood Tragedy

This comes to us on Veterans Day by way of The Soldier’s Project. Dr. Edward Tick is the Director of Soldier’s Heart, a non-profit that aims to heal and support returning war veterans and their families and communities.

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Operation Purple Family Retreats for War Veterans

We know there are veterans in Alameda and soon returning to Alameda. Sadly, these retreats are far away from Alameda, but it’s the best info we have at this time. This information comes to us from The Soldiers Project.

Operation Purple Family Retreats are free, four day retreats created to help families reconnect after deployment. […]

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