Sunday, February 14, 2016
Benefits & Services
Benefits - Veterans
Benefits - Dependents
Benefits - Survivors
Veterans California DriverLicense or ID Card
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, by appointment8:00 a.m. - Noon • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, by appointment8:00 a.m. - Noon
...more contact information
Kern Veterans Memorial
601 Truxtun Avenue
Kern County Pets for Vets
Kern County, in partnership with Friends of the Kern County Animal Shelters Foundation, is proud to announce Kern County Pets for Vets, a program offering free pet adoptions to all Veterans and their families. Join us in raising money for this worthy cause.
Kern Patriot Partnership
To help connect veterans with jobs,
Chevron USA has partnered with the Kern County Veterans Service
Department to help develop the Kern Patriot Partnership.
Veterans Service Department Media
Media Story: Kern
Patriot Partnership seeks to bring vets to
Media Story: Veterans
getting hired in Kern County (KERO)
PETS FOR VETS (433K PDF)
PETS FOR VETS
Presented by the County of Kern, Friends of the Kern County Animal Shelters Foundation and Kern County Animal Services.
Active Duty Military, Veterans, Reservists, Immediate Family Members can adopt a pet at not cost from any Kern County Animal Services' Shelter. Please click on the link to learn more about this program.
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 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/
Bakersfield National Cemetary-Volunteers needed for wreath pickup
We will be picking up the wreaths at the Bakersfield National Cemetery on Tuesday, January 12th at 11AM and can use any help that is available. All are welcome and no RSVP needed. Please bring gloves and feel free to share this with other that might be interested in helping out.
Help us spread the word!
6th Annual Bakersfield Military Ball - 'Honoring Our Past and Present Women Warriors'
The Military Order of the Purple Heart Kern County Chapter 604 cordially invites you to the 6th Annual Bakersfield Military Ball 'Honoring Our Past and Present Women Warriors'. The ball will be held on February 13, 2016 from 4:30 pm to 11:30 pm at the Double Tree by Hilton Bakersfield, 3100 Camino Del Rio Court, Bakersfield, CA 93308.
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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