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Jesse Mendoza and VPAN: Making a Difference for Veterans aboard Battleship IOWA

If you follow this podcast, you know that veterans are a priority at Battleship IOWA. To that end, for over a year, we have been home to the Los Angeles branch of Veterans Peer Access Network (VPAN).  

VPAN is a veterans-helping-veterans program that connects retired members of our armed forces and their families with services, resources, and other veterans to help with everything from the transition from military to civilian life to navigating the complexities of the VA system.

We invited Program Manager Jesse Mendoza to give us a glimpse inside Battleship IOWA’s VPAN branch and to talk about what it’s like as an army vet to work aboard a “grey hull.”

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