Southfield Veterans Commission

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Operating as usual

04/14/2015

Veterans benefit seminar on Thursday, April 16, City of Southfield, Michigan USA, parks & rec, room 115, 10 to 2.

Southfield Veterans Commission's cover photo
05/07/2012

Southfield Veterans Commission's cover photo

02/13/2012
Southfield Multimedia Services

Want to hear some of the wonderful veterans stories being gathered, collected and archived by the Southfield Veterans Commission on behalf of the Library of Congress? Check out this Southfield Cable 15 clip of the Veterans History Project! Southfield Business Development

It was a time to remember the courageous and heroic exploits of U.S. war veterans as the U.S. Library of Congress Veterans History Project continued its archiving of various histories of former soldiers. The project recently conducted its 200th interview. Dana Harvey reports for 15 NEWS.

Combat Veterans Program Update: The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center has a team of providers who specialize in the asse...
02/11/2012

Combat Veterans Program Update: The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center has a team of providers who specialize in the assessment and treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The mission of the PTSD Clinical Team (PCT) is to provide comprehensive, individualized, and state-of-the art treatment for veterans who have been impacted by traumatic events that occurred during military service. The program provides assessment for PTSD, education, group and individual therapy, and assistance with connecting to other needed services. For further information, contact the PCT at 313-576-1000, ext. 65770 or contact the PCT Coordinator, Christina Hall, LMSW, at 313-576-4962.

Timeline Photos
02/11/2012

Timeline Photos

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FOR WOUNDED VETERANS:  If you are a disabled veteran and receiving benefits from the VA, you ma...
02/09/2012

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FOR WOUNDED VETERANS: If you are a disabled veteran and receiving benefits from the VA, you may be entitled to extra benefits from the Social Security Adminstration. Visit http:www.socialsecurity.gov/woundedwarriors/

VETERAN HOUSING PROJECT:  Are you a disabled or low income veteran and having problems cutting weeds in your backyard, f...
02/09/2012

VETERAN HOUSING PROJECT: Are you a disabled or low income veteran and having problems cutting weeds in your backyard, fixing a leaking sink or need a wheelchair ramp installed? The Oakland County chapter of the Rebuilding together program may be able to help. Their volunteers can come to your house and assist with numerous tasks. Visit http://www.rebuildingtogether.org/content/organization/detail/743/ or call Jerry McKay at 248.889.5450.

NEW G.I. BILL:  The American Legion is sponsoring a web site to provide information to current veterans on what the Vete...
02/09/2012

NEW G.I. BILL: The American Legion is sponsoring a web site to provide information to current veterans on what the Veterans Education Act of 2008 (which affects all veterans who have served since 9/11/01) is all about. Visit www.mygibill.org to find out more information about the new G.I. Bill.

VETERANS AID & ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:  Are you taking care of a veteran?  Have a veteran in a nursing home or taking care o...
02/09/2012

VETERANS AID & ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Are you taking care of a veteran? Have a veteran in a nursing home or taking care of at home? A little known program the VA might be able to help. VA Program S-38 can supply veterans up to $20,000 a year toward the care of a vetean, spouse, or widow of a veteran. Visit www.veteranaid.org/apply.php to obtain further details.

VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT:  The Southfield Veterans Commission is working with the Library of Congress and the Southfield...
02/09/2012

VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT: The Southfield Veterans Commission is working with the Library of Congress and the Southfield Public Library to gather interviews for the American History Series. All vetans are encouraged to share their stories. Interviews are currently being conducted every Wednesday afternoon at the Southfield Library. The veteran receives a copy of the interview for their own family record on DVD. You do not need to be a Southfield resident to participate in the program. To date, over 200 veterans have been interviewed. Veterans wishing to be interviewed can call the Southfield Veterans Commission at (248) 796-4838 to schedule an interview. Visit the Veteans History Project at www.loc.gov/vets.

FREE VETERAN LEGAL CLINIC:  Are you having issues with the VA?  Need some legal help with all VA paperwork?  The Univers...
02/09/2012

FREE VETERAN LEGAL CLINIC: Are you having issues with the VA? Need some legal help with all VA paperwork? The University of Detroit-Mercy offers free legal services for veterans. Call 313.596.9854 or email at [email protected] for further details.

VETERANS RECREATIONAL CAMP:  Do you know of a returning veteran who needs some time to relax and unwinid?  The Upper Pen...
02/09/2012

VETERANS RECREATIONAL CAMP: Do you know of a returning veteran who needs some time to relax and unwinid? The Upper Peninsula of Michigan has organized the 'Old Warriors Camp' that allows veterans the opportunity to fish, hunt, participate in recreational activities for free. Visit http://www.oldwarriorcamp.com or email at [email protected] for further information.

JOBS FOR VETERANS:  The State of Michigan has a veterans employment specialist located in Southfield at the John Grace C...
02/09/2012

JOBS FOR VETERANS: The State of Michigan has a veterans employment specialist located in Southfield at the John Grace Center located at 21030 Indian. His primary function is to assist Southfield veterans in finding a employment. Call Mark Meadows at 248.796.4569 or email at [email protected].

The John Dingell VA Hospital in partnership with Project Healing Water to teach veterans the art of Fly Fishing, Wednesd...
02/09/2012

The John Dingell VA Hospital in partnership with Project Healing Water to teach veterans the art of Fly Fishing, Wednesday February 15, inside room B 1290, 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. This event will repeat for several months. For complete information, call Kelly Cousion at the VA at 313.576.1217.

The Detroit Medical Center will host its 2012 National Salute to Veteran Patients with a free concert, for all veterans,...
02/09/2012

The Detroit Medical Center will host its 2012 National Salute to Veteran Patients with a free concert, for all veterans, at the Masonic Temple, Saturday, February 11, 2:00 p.m. The Spinners will be the featured act. There will be a need to volunteers to help with wheelchair patients, security, etc. To volunteer your time of for this event, contact Bill Brown ing at the VA at 313.576.3332. To purchase tickets, call 313.576.1301.

UAW Region 1 will host its 12th Annual Car Show, Sunday, September 25, with all proceeds used to help AREA VETERANS. The...
08/28/2011

UAW Region 1 will host its 12th Annual Car Show, Sunday, September 25, with all proceeds used to help AREA VETERANS. The show is free and open to the public from 11am to 4pm. Cars may be registered for $20. For location information, contact UAW Region 1 at 586-427-9200.

The Grosse Ile VFW Post 7310 will be hosting its 2nd Annual Veterans Gala 50's dance, Saturday, September 17, at the Gro...
08/28/2011

The Grosse Ile VFW Post 7310 will be hosting its 2nd Annual Veterans Gala 50's dance, Saturday, September 17, at the Grosse Ile Township Hall. For more information contact Dale at 734-676-4422, or via email at tundish1[email protected].

"Saturday, September 17, 2011" Grosse Ile VFW Post 7310 will be hosting its 2nd Annual Veterans Gala 50's dance, this ye...
08/28/2011

"Saturday, September 17, 2011" Grosse Ile VFW Post 7310 will be hosting its 2nd Annual Veterans Gala 50's dance, this year saluting Korean Era Veterans, from 4 to 9PM. This event will take place at the Grosse Ile Township Hall. For more information contact Dale at 734-676-4422, or via email at [email protected]

The Canton Community Foundation will host hosting a Veterans' Summit on veteran benefits, programs, continuing legal edu...
08/28/2011

The Canton Community Foundation will host hosting a Veterans' Summit on veteran benefits, programs, continuing legal education, Thursday, September 15, at the Canton Community Foundation, 50430 School House Road, Ste 200, Canton. To register online goto http://www.cantonfoundation.org/.

The Am Legion Riders (veteran riders), Dearborn Post 364 will host its 10th annual Hog Haven event, Saturday, September ...
08/28/2011

The Am Legion Riders (veteran riders), Dearborn Post 364 will host its 10th annual Hog Haven event, Saturday, September 10, at its post located at 3001 Telegraph, Dearborn. You do not need a bike to attend. Tickets are $2. For more information call 313-562-9090.

Oakland University will host a 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony & Military Recognition Day, Wednesday, September 7, on the un...
08/28/2011

Oakland University will host a 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony & Military Recognition Day, Wednesday, September 7, on the university campus. Refreshments will be provided by the Student Veterans of Oakland University. Move informaiton on location can be found at http://www.oakland.edu/veterans or email at [email protected].

The Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority and the Community Network Services Anti Stigma Program, Common Grou...
08/28/2011

The Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority and the Community Network Services Anti Stigma Program, Common Ground will host a panel discussion on Veteran Mental Health issues, Tuesday, August 30, at the Oakland County Commissioners Chambers, 2500 Telegraph, in Pontiac. For more information call Kimberly Rider 248-871-1406 or email her at [email protected]mi.org.

IN THE COMMUNITY:  The Southfield Veterans Commission pictured at City Hall, honoring the 464th Quartermaster Battalion,...
08/11/2011

IN THE COMMUNITY: The Southfield Veterans Commission pictured at City Hall, honoring the 464th Quartermaster Battalion, Michigan National Guard as they returned from Afghanistan. Pictured left to right are: former Southfield Police Chief Joseph Thomas, Tim Wirkus, Daniel Brightwell, Mayor Brenda Lawerence, Felix Seldon, Don Bezy, and two unidentified veterans.

SAVE THE DATE:  The Southfield VFW Post #2645 will host a Fish Fry and Classic Car Cruise, Friday, August 26 at the post...
08/11/2011

SAVE THE DATE: The Southfield VFW Post #2645 will host a Fish Fry and Classic Car Cruise, Friday, August 26 at the post located at 24222 West 9 Mile in Southfield, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. For more information contact Al at 248-327-4889

The DOVE (Development of Vietnam Endeavors) will host a dinner auction at the Pinnacle Banquet Center in Maumee, Ohio, F...
08/11/2011

The DOVE (Development of Vietnam Endeavors) will host a dinner auction at the Pinnacle Banquet Center in Maumee, Ohio, Friday, August 19. The DOVE fund helps build schools, provide books, create water projects, etc. Tickets are $75. For more information visit their website at http://www.dovefund.org.

The Saginaw Vet Center will host its 4th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 13, at Haithco Park in Sagin...
08/11/2011

The Saginaw Vet Center will host its 4th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day, Saturday, August 13, at Haithco Park in Saginaw, starting at 11:00 a.m. The event is designed to connect veterans with information resources. For more information, contact Michelle at [email protected]

The Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, Motor City Muscle Car and the Foundation for American Veterans, will host t...
08/11/2011

The Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, Motor City Muscle Car and the Foundation for American Veterans, will host the 4th Annual Car Show for Vets, at the Polish League of American Veterans Post 166, located at 39375 Amrhein Rd, in Livonia, Saturday, August 13, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Contact Paul at 248-420-7927 or [email protected] for further details.

IN THE COMMUNITY:  Southfield Veterans Commission attends the Southfield Post Office for their annual VETERANS HONOR AWA...
08/01/2011

IN THE COMMUNITY: Southfield Veterans Commission attends the Southfield Post Office for their annual VETERANS HONOR AWARDS. Pictured at far left is Veterans Commission member Tim Wirkus and pictured third from right is Veterans Commission chairperson Daniel Brightwell.

The Mustang Dream Giveaway this year will take place Sunday, August 7, at Ford World Headquarters, 2PM. This event is sp...
08/01/2011

The Mustang Dream Giveaway this year will take place Sunday, August 7, at Ford World Headquarters, 2PM. This event is sponsored by the Mustang Owners Club of Southeast Michigan and Ford Motor Company, Veterans Support Group. All proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. More information can be found at http://www.mocsem.com/default.php

A repeat premier showing of Keith Famie's "One Soldier's Story" will take place Sunday, August 7, at Andiamo Showroom, i...
08/01/2011

A repeat premier showing of Keith Famie's "One Soldier's Story" will take place Sunday, August 7, at Andiamo Showroom, in Warren, at 6PM. Tickets are $20 and go to support Mike's Minutes, which sends prepaid phone cards to our troops oversears. To purchase tickets contact Keith at 248-869-0096.

Operation Recover is hosting its first FUN RUN, Saturday, August 6, in Davison, MI. Operation Recover is a non-profit th...
08/01/2011

Operation Recover is hosting its first FUN RUN, Saturday, August 6, in Davison, MI. Operation Recover is a non-profit that works with active and retired wounded veterans and their families with support, resources, and retreat facilities. To register for the run or obtain further information visit www.operationrecover.us.

Very nice interview with Daniel Brightwell and Jim Bezy of the Southfield Veterans Commission who discuss the Veterans B...
03/08/2011
Southfield veterans take to airways withVeterans History Project | Observer and Eccentric Newspapers

Very nice interview with Daniel Brightwell and Jim Bezy of the Southfield Veterans Commission who discuss the Veterans Benefits Seminar, History Project and overall organizational goals while at the Southfield Cable 15 studios.

SOUTHFIELD — Vietnam War veterans Dan Brightwell and Jim Bezy believe that reaching out to fellow veterans, especially military members of modern-day wars, is their duty.

03/02/2011
Southfield Multimedia Services

Check out a clip (produced by Southfield Cable 15) about the Veterans History Project (VHP). These collections are first hand remembrances of American war veterans and are archived in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress for use by researchers and to serve as an inspiration for generations to come.

It was a time to remember the courageous and heroic exploits of U.S. war veterans as the U.S. Library of Congress Veterans History Project continued its archiving of various histories of former soldiers. The project recently conducted its 200th interview. Dana Harvey reports for 15 NEWS.

03/02/2011

Welcome to the page of the SOUTHFIELD VETERANS COMMISSION. Please check in regularly to stay aware of commission events, veterans history project updates and various other developments. Thank you!

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Southfield, MI
48037-2055

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