Veterans Guide: Veteran Resources

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War Comes Home

The Contra Costa County Library will host a county-wide read to explore the experience of our veterans as part of Cal Humanities' statewide read War Comes Home.

The Library will distribute books by two New York Times bestselling authors: Karl Marlantes's What It Is Like to Go to War and Luis Carlos Montalván's Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved HimAdditionally, the Library will screen the documentary film Chosin, which features Korean War veterans who fought in the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, one of the most savage and highly decorated battles in American history. 

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 borrow the books: 

 Until Tuesday    What it is Like to Go to War  

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Both authors will visit the Bay Area for author talks, with Montalván personally visiting each region of the county along with his service dog Tuesday.

See Program Flyer for dates and times of all events.

Veterans Contacts

County Veterans Service Office
10 Douglas Drive, Suite 100
Martinez, CA 94553
925-313-1481
(Website)

VA Martinez Outpatient Clinic 
150 Muir Road
Martinez, CA 94553
800-382-8387
925-372-2000
(Website) 

Concord Vet Center
1333 Willow Pass Road, Suite 106
Concord, CA 94520-7931
925-680-4526
877-927-8387
(Website)

VA Oakland Regional Office
Federal Building
1301 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
(Website)

 

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