New Directions for Veterans Receives Grant
Mar09

New Directions for Veterans Receives Grant

The Los Angeles community relations team and other Wells Fargo Team Members came out in force to support local Veterans with two Team Member Volunteer Program (TMVP) events for the non-profit, New Directions for Veterans.  New Directions for Veterans were also the recipients of two other Wells Fargo grant programs, including the Veterans WINS and the Military/Veterans Multi-markets grant totaling $50,000. Focused on a more holistic...

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Veterans Day | Changing of the Guard
Nov11

Veterans Day | Changing of the Guard

Hispanic Lifestyle’s recently visited Arlington Cemetery and we had a chance to once again witness the Changing of the Guard ritual. On this Veterans Day we humbly remember those who gave their all so we can live in a country that values freedoms. Here are a few exclusive photos taken by Richard Sandoval Changing of the GuardChanging of the GuardChanging of the GuardChanging of the GuardChanging of the GuardChanging of the...

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Latino Army Veterans to receive Medal of Honor
Mar11

Latino Army Veterans to receive Medal of Honor

On March 18th, 2014, President Barack Obama will award 24 Army veterans the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. These veterans will receive the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Each of these Soldiers’ bravery was previously recognized by award of the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation’s second highest military award; that award...

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Legal Aid Foundation to Support Local Military Veterans

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) today announced that the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP will fund a three-year fellowship with LAFLA, through donations of $250,000 from the Sidley Austin Foundation and a number of the firm’s partners. This funding will support LAFLA’s Veterans Justice Center (VJC), the oldest legal services program for veterans in Los Angeles County. In addition to enhancing LAFLA’s ongoing commitment...

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Veterans Day | A Look at our History
Nov11

Veterans Day | A Look at our History

The first Veterans Day under the new law was observed with much confusion on October 25, 1971. It was quite apparent that the commemoration of this day was a matter of historic and patriotic significance to a great number of our citizens, and so on September 20th, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford signed Public Law 94-97 (89 Stat. 479), which returned the annual observance of Veterans Day to its original date of November 11, beginning in...

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