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McNerney: ‘VA medical facility at French Camp will improve health care access for veterans’

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, issued the following press release today, applauding the House vote to appropriate funds for the French Camp Community Based Outpatient Clinic for veterans: “The VA medical facility at French Camp will improve health care access for veterans in the San Joaquin Valley, and more than 60,000 veterans throughout the greater Central Valley [...]

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McNerney’s VA Construction Reform Bill Advances

The following statement was released today from the office of U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, and will have an impact on the Veterans Affairs health care facility planned for French Camp:  Washington – At a full committee mark-up hearing today, the U.S. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee voted to advance legislation authored by Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) [...]

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Free banquet Saturday welcomes and honors veterans

A banquet both for and to honor veterans will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (Sept 12) at 1467 Michael Ave., Stockton. The “Veterans Forever Banquet Celebration” is hosted by John L. Easter’s Homeless Veterans Program for Non-Commissioned Officers. Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva and City Councilman Michael Tubbs are scheduled to speak. [...]

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Denham’s right (gulp!) … Build new French Camp VA medical facility now

My personal political views don’t often mesh with those of U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Modesto, but I have to agree with his comment following President Obama’s State of the Union address that the time is now to get the planned expansion of health facilities for our military veterans in French Camp off the ground and [...]

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Free day in state parks Tuesday for veterans

Hey vets! Among all the free stuff offered to you and your families on Veterans Day — along with a thank you from all of us — is free admission to California’s state parks. It’s good for veterans as well as active and reserve military personnel all day Tuesday, Nov. 11. Participating state parks include [...]

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