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In Case You Missed It:  The Center for Minority Veterans is sharing recent news stories that may be of interest to minority Veterans, service members, and their supporters on a weekly basis.


08/10/2021 02:00 PM EDT

Patriot Boot Camp, a 501(c)3, is providing a 2-day virtual fall program presented by Berkeley College on October 14 - 15, 2021. Applications are now open for the October 2021 2-day virtual program that mentors future entrepreneurial leaders. Patriot Boot Camp is partnering with Berkeley College to help the military community grow more tech startups. [From VAntage Point]
08/09/2021 04:01 PM EDT

Deep breathing in the moment can reduce and stabilize your heart rate. It can provide a focus point which allows you to feel more grounded and present. When we are grounded in the present moment, we are less likely to dwell on other thoughts. [From VAntage Point]
08/07/2021 11:30 AM EDT

On National Purple Heart Day, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Herman Floyd Wagner, who received a Silver Star and Purple Heart during Vietnam. The Army drafted Herman Floyd Wagner Nov. 6, 1962. He completed his basic training and infantry training at Fort Gordon, Georgia. [From VAntage Point]

We honor your service, Herman!
08/02/2021 02:04 PM EDT

The latest Biden-Harris administration appoints three more leaders to the Department of Veteran Affairs. Welcome to Raphael Chavez-Fernandez, deputy assistant secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs; James Albino, executive director, Center Minority Veterans and our very own, Lourdes Tiglao, executive director, Center for Women Veterans.