It is our mission to inform, educate and motivate veterans to learn about and apply for potential entitlements. We present individuals and groups that work on behalf of veterans. We encourage people to volunteer and make a positive impact in the lives of veterans. The Veterans Employment Committee San Mateo (VECSM) California, produces VHVtv, of interest to veterans of the armed forces of the United States. We are in our third year of sponsorship from the AMVETS California Service Foundation.
Frederick Robinson, Reuben Russell, Mario Loredo and Erica Gomez, the Clinical Director of U.S. VETS, Riverside, are interviewed by Sheryl Shaffer. Filmed April 8 at U.S. Vets, March ARB, CA. The vets tell their stories of how U.S. VETS was able to help them overcome homeless, mental health issues and joblessness. The clinical Director, Erica Gomez, gives an over view of the services available through U.S. VETS.
Formerly homeless veterans Tomas Montoya, Larry Jordan, Bennie McDaniel, and Garry L. Miller tell us how they overcame barriers like alcohol and drug addiction to become self sufficient. They offer their best advice to other homeless vets. Larry Williams, acting Executive Director of U.S. VETS tells his personal story and how he ended up in his job. These are wonderful stories of struggle and redemption, veterans out reaching to other veterans. There are many problems facing homeless veterans ...
Formerly homeless veterans Corey Weckman and Rob Kasheta tell us how they overcame barriers like alcohol and drug addiction to become self sufficient. They offer their best advice to other homeless vets. U.S. VETS Career Counselor Aurelio Sanchez, Case Manager Paula Corvalan and Donald Forden, a U.S. Army Chaplain, retired, out reach to vets with emotional problems like P.T.S.D and military to civilian transition.. Vets, make the choice for a better life, U.S. VETS can help you achieve that go...
Sheryl Shaffer Interviews Luis Hernandez from the Goodwill in San Jose, and Ben Sok, President of the Veteran Student Organization at San Jose State University about helping veterans find jobs and get training as well as education direction. and housing assistance. Vets reaching out to other vets.
Guests are Jarom Vahai, Chairman of the VEC San Mateo, and Helen Wong, Team Leader AMVETS Career Center in San Francisco. They discuss veterans career choices and employment opportunities at Google, Cisco and Bauer I. T. Learn about training options to upgrade your I.T. skills.
VHVtv Interviews Anita Worthen, Chairwoman of the Vet Expo, Beaumont, CA,, Brenda Knight, Councilwoman, Beaumont, CA., Deboah Franklin, Mayor of Banning, CA.,Douglas Tavira Veterans Service Liason County or Riverside, CA., Edward Martinez Corona Vet Center, and Phillip Watts AMVETS Commander Post 66 Palm Springs CA.
Lori McCallum, US Navy combat veteran back from her 9 month tour of duty in Afghanistan, talks about being in a 45 min firefight at the clinic she worked at. She provided security for civilian Afghanistan women who came to the clinic. .Also how lack of sleep and stress cause PTSD in many returning veterans and why it is important for vets to get registeed at the VA.. Interviewed by Sheryl Shaffer.