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Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Honors Sam Sachs as 2017 Veteran of the Year for 63rd Assembly District

LAKEWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) honored World War II veteran and Lakewood resident Sam Sachs as the 2017 Veteran of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District. Sachs, who recently celebrated his 102nd birthday, joined the U.S. Army at age 17 and served in the 325nd Glider […]

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Calif. Assemblymember McCarty Names Norma Christensen Assembly District 7 ‘Veteran of the Year’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento) this week named United States Army veteran Sergeant First Class Norma Christensen as the Assembly District 7’s 2017 Veteran of the Year. Christensen served in the Army for three decades, taking on a range of assignments including Military Police, career counselor and reservist. […]

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March 29 Sales at Jersey Mike’s in So. California Donated to Operation Gratitude to Send Care Packages to U.S. Troops

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On March 29, 2017 retail sales at 149 Jersey Mike’s in Southern California will be donated again as part of annual “Day of Giving,” to the non-profit Operation Gratitude in order to send care packages to our U.S. serving military overseas and around the world. The news story March […]

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Calif. Asm. Cervantes Introduces Bill to Expedite Teacher Credentialing for Military Spouses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) introduced a bill to help military families. The bill, Assembly Bill 226, would require the state Commission on Teacher Credentialing to give priority to applicants who are spouses of active United States Military service members. The news story Calif. Asm. Cervantes Introduces Bill to […]

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Operation Gratitude Volunteers to Honor First Responders, Assemble 10,000+ Care Kits on 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department, Operation Gratitude volunteers will gather in memory of the 15th Anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, and in honor of all our nation’s First Responders. Operation Gratitude invites volunteers of all ages to join […]

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