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.
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.
Paula Caplan, author of ""When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home, How All of Us Can Help Veterans" is interviewed by Sheryl Shaffer, Actively listening to veterans and not drugging or labeling them with PTSD would be an appropriate choice. Healing through the Arts is discussed. Paula Caplan's website is http://www.whenjohnnyandjanecomemarching.weebly.com
Interviews with Riverside County Veteran Service Officer Clinton Hollins, AMVETS CA Service Officer Oscar Sifuentes, AMVETS Post 66 Commander Philip Watts, Mike Read of U.S. Senior Vets, Scars to Fredom Founder Guadalupe Ponte, Vet Center Mobile Vet Van of Cornoa Readjustment Counselor Mark Ho and EDD CA Vet Rep Frederic Straight. Interviewed by Sheryl Shaffer.
Highlights from the National Women Veterans Association of America, NWVAA, Women Veterans 1st Annual Healing and Hiring Job Fair in San Diego. Interviews with BriGett McCoy of Women Veterans Social Justice, Dr. Martha Bartowski and Nina Meade, Certified Instructors of TM, Erin Whittingham of Courage to Call, Michael Baker of PC's4Vets and Alfonso Carmona of the Vet Center of San Diego.