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2022 Veterans Recognition Awardees 


2022 Veterans Recognition VSO Staff

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2022 Veterans Recognition Color Guard


2022 Veterans Recognition WWII Al Adreveno


2022 Veterans Recognition WWII Vick Bertoldo


2022 Veterans Recognition Awardees and Commission

CVSO Techs

CVSO Technicians

Veterans Day

Veterans Day 2021



2022 Veterans Recognition Rosie


Veterans Day Redwood City 2022


Veterans Day 2022 Redwood City 


Veterans Day 2022 


City College of San Francisco 


Genentech Veterans Event

Key Note Speaker Thomas Cooper (Left)

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San Mateo CVSO

Established in 1946, the County of San Mateo Veterans Services Office (CVSO) helps veterans access State and Federal benefits that they and their family are entitled to. CVSO staff are accredited by the California Department of Veterans Affairs to represent veterans in the claims process. The CVSO also provides information and referrals to a wide range of services including housing, employment, and training. The CVSO does not charge any fees for any services and our services are available to all veterans and their family members. 

San Mateo County's HSA Employee Highlight for November 2022 

Samay Chhun

The Veteran Services Office is proud to announce our very own Public Services Specialist Samay Chhun has been named the Employee Highlight for the month of November. 

Sam plays a critical role for the VSO as she is the first point of contact to Veterans inquiring for VA healthcare. Sam educates, triages, and appoints Veterans to the necessary resources they need. Congratulations Sam! 

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Am I a Veteran? 

Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations defines a veteran as “a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.” 

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