​​​​SMC Veterans Support Lt. Col. Tammy Duckworth​

​September 2012​​


Guest Speaker Lt. Colonel Tammy Duckworth​
Thursday, September 27, 2012, 11:15 a.m. at Main Stage
Sponsored by the SMC Associates. Free Admission, seating is on a first-arrival basis.
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Candidate for Congress from Illinois' 8th Congressional District and Purple Heart recipient is a Black Hawk pilot who lost both legs after being shot down in Iraq, is the former Direct of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, and was appointed in 2009 by President Obama to be Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs for the US Department of Veterans Affairs, where she oversaw the VA's efforts to end veteran homelessness, led initiatives for female veterans, and increased accessibility and accountability.

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American Legion Ronald Reagan Palisades Post 283 Saves Summer Counseling

​May 2012​

In an unprecedented fashion, the Pacific Palisades American Legion Post 283 donated $41,000 dollars to the Veterans Resource Center allowing the office to maintain it's current counseling capacity despite grim budget reductions.

Pacific Palisades American Legion Post 283 

Pacific Palisades American Legion Post 283 

VRC Manager Honored as Veteran of the Game​

​January 2012​

At a Dodgers home game Veteran Resource Center FIPSE Project Manager John Scott, was honored as the "Veteran of the Game". John is a former Marine serving from 1999 to 2003.

Vet of Game 

​Business Department Donates Books for Veterans​​​

​January 2012

Books for Veterans 

Books for Veterans 

VRC Thanksgiving Dinner

November 2011​

Special thanks to Martha Romano, her daughter, and the VRC staff that helped to organize Thanksgiving Dinner for veterans on the SMC campus

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Surf Camp

August 2011

Thanks to the Jimmy Miller Surfrider Foundation for their help in putting on a surf camp for veterans at Santa Monica College.

Surf Camp

Surf Camp 

SMC Veterans Tour LMU, USC & UCLA​

January 2011​

During the Winter 2011 session, veterans from SMC got to tour three of LA's most popular universities.

Loyola Marymount ​University

Loyola Marymount ​University 

University of Southern California

University of Southern California 

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles