Vets' Community Connections Research Summary
The San Diego Chamber of Commerce financed a study on behalf of Vets’ Community Connections to examine how veterans and military family members could tap the experience of a greater number of community members to make reintegration easier. The 2015 results overwhelmingly supported a role for the greater community in assisting veterans and their families… Continue readingContinue reading
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Co-Founder Doug Wilson’s Radio Interview with 550 KFYI
Listen to Doug Wilson, VCC’s Co-Founder, talk about what we can all do for our veterans and their families “between the parades.”
Vets’ Community Connections officially launches
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Thursday – After a year-long development effort to bring more Americans into the community reintegration process for veterans and their families, San Diego County public and private sector community leaders formally launched Vets’ Community Connections (VCC) Thursday. Elected officials joined private sector and local veteran and military leaders at the 10… Continue reading
Got 10 Minutes for a Local Veteran/Military Member?
Be part of the VCC Resource Network. Your involvement in our network puts “thank you for your service” into action by making a veteran or service member and their family feel welcome and connected to our community. And you have the opportunity to get to know our neighbors who served in uniform! We are… Continue reading
Vets’ Community Connections Research Summary
The San Diego Chamber of Commerce financed a study on behalf of Vets’ Community Connections to examine how veterans and military family members could tap the experience of a greater number of community members to make reintegration easier. The 2015 results overwhelmingly supported a role for the greater community in assisting veterans and their families… Continue reading
Volunteering with Veterans
Watch this short video telling more about volunteering with veterans from the PsychArmor Institute.
Connecting vets and communities pays double dividends
What’s a homeless veteran to do? He receives a job offer but needs eyeglasses that he can’t afford to do the work. He calls a county 2-1-1 information line, but they don’t know of a veterans’ service organization that provides free eyeglasses. Doug Wilson recounts this true story when explaining the need for a new… Continue reading
Between The Parades
By Doug Wilson , Maurice Wilson , Kari McDonough On public holidays, Americans salute their military. This Fourth of July will be no exception. In big cities and small towns across America, families will line the streets to watch Fourth of July parades, and sports stadiums around the country will bring veterans of all ages… Continue reading
Shya Ellis-Flint Interview on Cox News, San Diego, CA
Charter-Cox Local Edition Host Brad Pomerance interviews Vets’ Community Connections’ Shya Ellis-Flint about the work of the organization.
ARS/Rescue Rooter and RighTime Team Up to help a San Diego Veteran in Need
March 27, 2017- San Diego, CA: RighTime Home Services San Diego and ARS/Rescue Rooter San Diego have donated and performed free home comfort work to a veteran in need. Both a new HVAC unit and water heater was provided to Adam Martel, a Navy veteran. Martel was identified through collaboration with ARS/Rescue Rooter and Vet’s… Continue reading