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The Westfield State University Veteran’s Association

Veterans Support

The Westfield State Veterans Association is an all-inclusive, non-partisan student group for student veterans, military (active, National Guard and Reserves), and their families.

The Association is dedicated to establishing and maintaining fellowship between veterans/military and students on campus, providing advocacy, peer-based support and networking opportunities for students and their families.

Our goals for this academic year are:

Goal 1: Be officially recognized by Westfield State University as a student organization
Goal 2: Establish a membership base of at least 35 students
Goal 3: Establish a physical location for our Military and Veteran Community on Campus

The current Veteran’s Association Officers are: 

President Henry Fristik 
Vice President Craig Henderson 
Treasurer Jacob Myers 
Secretary Bryan Velez-Morales 
SGA Representative Sean Manion

For more information you can join us on our Facebook page where we are constantly updating and posting information about job fairs, local events, and general Association business.

Student Veterans of America (SVA) 

The Westfield State University Veteran’s Association is an official Chapter Member of the SVA which works to provide veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation.  The SVA works closely with the Dept. of Veterans Administration (VA) as well as the Government to provide the best possible options to the countries growing veteran population as they transition from their service to the civilian world and going back to school.

The SVA also works with many businesses and the government pushing to make hiring veterans a priority, although their primary focus is on education.

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