PACT ACT – Apply Now
The PACT Act will make monumental changes to allow greater care to Veterans and others who have been impacted by exposure to harmful toxins, while also improving the VA’s processes and ability to determine presumptive conditions due to harmful exposure.
Josh O’Brien, Stand-Up Comedian, Navy Sea Bee Veteran
Josh O’Brien was a U.S. Navy Seabee who reached out to MVA Veteran Service Officer Joel Castellanos, and was able to get the compensation he deserved after serving his Country.
Vet Day LA Campaign
MVA has launched a media campaign to promote services provided by MVA’s accredited Veteran Service Officers to assist veterans, National Guardsmen and military reservists throughout the County. The goal of the Vet Day LA campaign is to reach military veterans between the ages of 25-54, and encourage them to take advantage benefits they are entitled to after serving in the US military. The campaign leading up to Veterans Day includes four media strategies to increase awareness of MVA services: radio, television, social media and direct marketing.
At the age of 22, Ruben Garcia was drafted into the United States Army, where he proudly served from April 03, 1971 to March 15, 1972. During his enlistment, Garcia served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 device, and Overseas Bar for his service during the war’s phase VII counteroffensive.