Veterans Voice Meeting September 6 2018

Still getting things done! Here’s what happened at the meeting

  • The social went well! Remember it’s the last Friday of every month. Spread the word.
  • Water donations are still welcome!!
  • We are getting T-shirts made! Anyone who wants one, please contacts us with a size. They will feature our new logo on the front and “Veterans Helping Veterans” on the back.

See you at the next meeting!

Veterans Voice Meeting August 30, 2018

Here’s what we discussed at today’s meeting

  • Still need to get a laptop or tablet for the guys in Bldg. 150 so they can pay bills when the first hits. Any donations would help.
  • We need water for HUDVASH and the PIER. If anyone can donate a case of water, greatly appreciated.
  • The social is tomorrow, Friday August 31 2018, from 0830-1030 in the courtyard behind the cafeteria.
  • October 25 2018 we are BBQing for the guys at the PIER. Starts 1130, food served at 1200. It’s for the guys at the PIER.
  • The VA will be closed on Monday September 3 2018 in observance of Labor Day.
  • Fleet Week starts this Friday in San Pedro. Stop thru and check out the ships!

See you next Thursday!

Veterans Helping Veterans

Here are some great photos from members, of members, helping Veterans and the community.

Larry at the Fred Jordan Mission

Jim and Jim Representing Vets Voice!

Darryll is the Man!

Helping out in the Long Beach VA

We are always looking for volunteers to help out at events. Contact us at info@veteransvoicelb.org for more information!

Veterans Voice Meeting August 23, 2018

We had a great meeting today! Logo presentation and confirmation on tonights meeting with Lt. Col. Martin. Also a BBQ at the PIER at 11am.

  • Meeting with Lt. Col. Martin tonight at Los Alamitos Air Base, 6pm. Map below. At the gate, let the guard know you are there for a meeting with Lt. Col. Martin and you’re heading to building 1001. There’s covered parking.
  • We decided on a finalized logo. We can proceed with shirts and other printed materials. Image below.

Hope everyone can make it to the meeting tonight. Well worth the time and trip for this awesome info on Veterans benefits

Basic Directions

Veterans Voice Meeting August 16 2018

We’re moving forward and have some great things planned for the Long Beach VA! We are the Veterans Voice Council. New logo in the works and a great team to keep this great organization going. Here’s what we were talking about at todays meeting-

  • Every third Thursday we (Jim Brancucci) do a breakfast at the Fisher House. Todays breakfast will be next week, Thursday. Stop by and help out!
  • For our next BBQ at the PIER, we were discussing chili dogs. Great idea and changes up the burger thing.
  • We are trying to get computers for Vets at the hospital to use. They need to do things like check email, pay bills, etc…. Volunteer services is willing to lend us one or two for the day, but need to be returned close-of-business. Any old laptops that could be donated to Veterans Voice Council would be greatly appreciated!
  • Any help with escorts or running the tables is greatly needed. It’s an hour. It’s helping fellow Vets navigate the Long Beach VA. To lend a hand, contact us at info@veteransvoicelb.org for info on how to help.
  • It looks like the kiosk trouble will plague us for a little while longer. It can’t really be fixed without doing something that would enable vets to check-in anywhere for an appointment in another building. Then when the Vet is called, they aren’t there yet. Still need to work out the travel pay section with the kiosks.
  • The social on October 26 2018 will include VSOs from various groups. Stop by and get some questions answered!
  • Darryl is now our Public Relations representative! Karl is now our Social Relations representative!

See you next Thursday at 8am in K-102!

Veterans Voice Meeting August 8, 2018

We’ve had a busy couple weeks reorganizing and getting ready for upcoming events. We’ve voted in new officers (list on members page) and have a new path forward. Here’s what went on-

  • We have a meeting with the Col. coming up later this month. Stay tuned for a firm date and we hope to see you there. (He provides us with information that’s helpful with claims)
  • Kiosks are giving Vets a hard time when they try to check-in for an appt. “Wrong Area” messages come up when checking into a kiosk that’s right next to their appt. area. Needs attention.
  • Veterans socials are the last Friday of every month. They are held behind the cafeteria in the courtyard from 0830-1030. Come talk with us!
  • We are working on a new logo! Any ideas, please contact info@veteransvoicelb.org .
  • We are planning events for members (eg. BBQs, harbor tours, etc…). Any ideas please contact us and we’ll take them into consideration.

Veterans Voice Long Beach, Ca.

Veterans Voice Mission Statement

The mission of Veterans voice is to support Veterans and their family in military to civilian transition and post military medical needs. Specifically we aid and nurture the enrollment process into the VA healthcare system, attaining services provided from the VA healthcare system, and support the member in utilizing other benefits provided by the Veterans Affairs. In addition, we partner with medical professionals and senior staff to rectify new or ongoing deficiencies within the TRVAMC that may deter or prevent veterans from receiving care and to optimize the quality of care. Lastly, we support the veteran in any and all needs that may or may not be supported by the Veterans Affairs.

VA Long Beach
Veterans Hospital, Long Beach, Ca

Stay tuned and register if you’d like to get involved! You can also email us at info@veteransvoicelb.org.