Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Benefits & Services
Benefits - Veterans
Benefits - Dependents
Benefits - Survivors
Veterans ID Cards
Veterans License Plates
Meet the Staff
News and Announcements
Kern County Veterans Service Department
1120 Golden State Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone (661) 868-7300 • Toll-free Phone: (866) 218-5367
Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday WALK-IN 8:00 A.M. - Noon • 1:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Friday WALK-IN 8:00 A.M. - Noon
...more contact information
Kern Veterans Memorial
601 Truxtun Avenue
Case Filed Against Michael McWilliams for Fraud against Military Veterans (PDF)
Kern Patriot Partnership
To help connect veterans with jobs, Chevron USA has given the Kern County Veterans Service Department a $250,000 grant to help develop the Kern Patriot Partnership.
Optimal Hospice Care - Veteran to Veteran Volunteer Program (799K PDF)
Optimal Hospice Care invites you to share your heart! If you are now or ever have been a member of the armed forces, consider volunteering to provide care and support for other veterans nearing the end of their journey. Call today to learn how you can make a difference.
Optimal Hospice Care
1675 Chester Avenue, Ste. 401
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Veterans Should be Wary of Organizations Offering Services to Veterans (PDF)
Camp Lejeune Water Supply Alert (PDF)
Honor a Hero, Hire a Veteran (679K PDF)
Veteran job seekers, mark your calendar for Thursday, June 25, 2015 and attend the Honor a Hero, Hire a Veteran job fair. The job fair will be held from 8 am - 12 pm at the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center, located at 801 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301. No one deserves to be hired more than our nation's Veterans. Good Luck
Honor Flight Breakfast
Serving begins at 9:00am. Come early, visit and enjoy some coffee or juice. Open to all Honor Flight Veterans, Guardians and a guest.
Hot, delicious meals are $5/person. American Legion Post 26 - 2020 H Street
**Please remember to wear your Honor Flight name badge, shirt or jacket**.
For more information on the monthly breakfast, click on the following website link: http://www.honorflightkerncounty.org/upcoming-events/
Feel free to bring blankets or lawn chairs and join us for a beautiful
tribute to our veterans and to the United States of America.
Beale Park Amphitheater
Sunday, June 28th @ 7:55pm
500 Oleander Avenue
Bring the family and join us for a delightful evening of music; let's pack the park!
Additional Pay for Dependents
Burial and Death Benefits
Burial in National Cemetery
GI Bill Benefits - Education
Home Loan Guarantee
Cal-Vet Home Loans
Government Life Insurance
Veterans Homes of California
College Fee Waiver
Dependents Education Assistance
ChampVA Medical Insurance
Children Born with Certain Birth Defects to Vietnam Veterans
Dependents Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
Burial in National Cemetery, Dependents Eligibility
Burial Expenses Reimbursement
The rotating gallery on this page displays a variety of images honoring the contributions of our local veterans. We will update the gallery with new images as they become available.
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