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Veterans who have been arrested may now have pro-bono representation

Veterans who have been arrested may now have pro-bono representation

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 29, 2018

Filed under News

Veterans who have been arrested may have pro-bono representation through a fairly new program offered by the Veteran’s Justice Outreach Program. Randy...

Connecting BC, CSUB, and Taft College veterans

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

April 16, 2018

Filed under News

The current Veteran Program at Bakersfield College (BC) is being connected to Cal State Bakersfield (CSUB) and Taft College. The Veteran’s Club at BC is a resource for any veterans that are BC students. The aim is to provide information and assistance, along with creating a feeling of belonging for the veterans. The services provided to veterans at BC include priority...

Local veterans invited to adopt and play with dogs at Paws for Patriots

Local veterans invited to adopt and play with dogs at Paws for Patriots

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

“Paws for Patriots,” a Veterans Dog Adoption & Resource Fair, gave veterans a helping paw by allowing them to adopt a dog for free on Feb. 17 on...

$5 million in HUD funding toward renewal project for the Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Miranda Defoor, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Filed under News

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be giving $2 billion in funding to the United States. Out of the $2 billion in funds $5 million will be received locally. This HUD funding will go toward renewal projects for the Kern County Homeless Collaborative (KCHC), the local continuum of care. The KCHC is made up of several Kern County organizations with different specialties...

Kern County Stand Down assists veterans

Kern County Stand Down assists veterans

October 22, 2014

  Alongside more than 60 providers, Kern County Homeless Collaborative member California Veterans Assistance Foundation both honored and helped...

New event commences for BC veterans

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Filed under Features

Bakersfield College’s Veterans Club hosted a new event to allow BC students, faculty, and Bakersfield citizens to show their appreciation for veterans. On Nov. 7, VetFest took place outside the gym near the entrance to the stadium, and according to Veterans Club adviser Paul Beckworth, who is a veteran of the U.S. Navy as well as a history professor at BC, he’s never...

Honoring those who have served

Honoring those who have served

November 16, 2011

Hundreds of people lined the streets of downtown Bakersfield on Nov. 11 with flags and roses to kick off the 92nd annual Bakersfield Veterans Day parade,...

BC carvers give something back to local veterans

BC carvers give something back to local veterans

November 2, 2011

For anyone that’s wanted to give back to the military for their service and didn’t know how, Bakersfield College has the solution. Students who...

Aid for vets found on BC

Aid for vets found on BC

September 8, 2011

The local Bakersfield Department of Veteran’s Affairs was on Bakersfield College’s campus from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1, with their Mobile Vet Center from...

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