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Learn about the resources available to veterans locally in San José and surrounding communities, within California, and nationally. View Veteran's Resources

Veterans Housing
Discover the various veterans housing facilities in San José and find information on housing and supportive services both state-wide and nationally. View Veterans Housing Information

Bills That Recently Became Laws
Find what bills have recently been passed by Congress and become laws in recent years and how they impact veterans. View Recent Laws 

Benefits/Services
Learn what benefits and services are available to veterans. View Veterans Benefits

Upcoming Meetings and Events 
Find out what meetings and events are being held for and by veterans in San José and Santa Clara County. View Upcoming Meetings and Events

Community Spotlight: Captain Jennifer G. Acojedo

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Captain Jennifer G. Acojedo, Commander of 50th Multi-Role Bridge Company, is a District 8 native, the youngest of six kids and the only girl. In May of 2009, Captain Acojedo received her commission in the Corps of Engineers from the United States Military Academy. Captain Acojedo has served as Platoon Leader of the 557th Horizontal Construction Company in South Afghanistan, Executive Officer of the 617th Horizontal Construction Company in JBLM, WA, Battalion Operations Officer of the 94th Engineer Battalion, and Battalion Assistant Operations Officer of the 5th Engineer Battalion.

Captain Acojedo has received many military awards and decorations, including the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Combat Action Badge, Basic Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Pathfinder Badge, and German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge.

Thank you, Captain Acojedo, for your continued service to our country.