veterans

Soldiers Project earns attention from White House

The Soldiers Project-Sacramento's Family Ties program will receive national attention April 11 at a White House reception hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wi ...

Roseville police offer connection to help veterans

Roseville police officers have become a link in a chain of communication between troubled veterans and a mental health organization that could benefit them. The Soldiers Project i ...

Take the monument challenge

Residents are being asked to donate money toward the building and installation of a bronze monument to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry and the thousands of people ...

Dog saved veteran from suicide

During a private reception in Roseville Friday night, retired U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan relayed a startling statistic: Every day in this country, 18 veterans commit s ...

Soldiers Project treats ‘invisible wounds of war’

They’re often called the “invisible wounds of war,” the emotional and mental struggles that follow a military member home from combat. These wounds include post traumatic st ...

Monument project still needs $40,000

A bronze sculpture to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry has started to take shape, but organizers still need $40,000 to complete the monument. The Japanese American ...

Local Wounded Warrior event aids war vets

After serving two tours in Iraq, Jessica Oliff spent four days last October fly fishing and relaxing in a preserve near Foresthill. She was the first female veteran to attend the ...

‘Stand Down’ provides critical services for Placer County veterans

During war, it’s called a Stand Down, when battle-weary soldiers drop fall from the front lines for food, rest and revival. But now the Stand Down concept is giving veteran ...

Chairlift installed at Veterans Hall

After six long years, disabled veterans now have an easier way to access the dining hall at Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall. A chairlift was installed about a month ago to take m ...

County veterans service officer helps secure millions in benefits for area vets

The Placer County Veteran Services Officer Rick Buckman was recently commended by the State Department of Veterans Affairs for the benefit payments he has secured for Placer County ...