veterans first take a 10-week class on aspects of agriculture and small-scale farming

The veterans first take a 10-week class on aspects of agriculture and small-scale farming, such as soil management, planting techniques, irrigation and how to deal with insects and mildew. Then they work together to seed, plant, weed, till and harvest vegetables that go to the Clark County Food Bank.

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Veterans learn agricultural, farming skills in Vancouver job training program

Sham Sykes, 36, served as a combat Marine for 15 years, including two years in Iraq near Fallujah. He was part of a mobile highway patrol unit that cleared the area of insurgents and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). He was discharged because he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and experienced bouts of depression, paranoia and memory loss.

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Dec 17-18 Call to Action…Operation:WelcomeOneHome

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ATTENTION:

We are proud to announce our participation in a community wide
Call to Action…Operation:WelcomeOneHome… to reach our goal of a community where if a Veteran experiences homelessness it is rare, brief and only one time within Seattle/King County by December 31, 2015.

We hope that you will join us!
Seattle Stand Down 5

Premier project of One Less Mountain
December 17 & 18, 2015

Registration begins at 7AM

Services:
Thursday 8AM to 4PM
Friday 8AM – 2PM

Seattle Central College
Mitchell Activity Center
1701 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122