Women Veterans


Pictured above, addressing an audience of 600+ women at the November 2019 WLN Conference, are Trina Green, Ruby Rodriguez and Megan Howell.  Trina was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, who served as a recruiter and is now a JVS SoCal Business Services Rep, working with employers to open doors and create opportunities for military veterans. Ruby served in the U.S. Army as a Small Arms and Artillery Specialist and was deployed to Iraq.  Today she is a Career Coach based at the West L.A. America’s Job Center, working with women veterans to assist them in making a smooth transition to the civilian workforce.  Megan (at the podium) was a Corporal in the Texas Army National Guard and was deployed to Iraq where she served as a combat medic. Today she is a Career Coach, based at the L.A. County Veterans America’s Job Center at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall.


Along with the entire JVS SoCal Veteran Services team, they are here to help military veterans transition to civilian workplace. Call today and schedule an appointment.


Services for Veterans include:

  • Professional career coaching to navigate the civilian business and workplace culture
  • Assessments to help identify your interests, strengths and transferable skills for the civilian job market
  • Job placement assistance, networking and peer support
  • Comprehensive resources and referrals to help maximize benefits and connect you with other services
  • Funding for specific vocational training opportunities for eligible veterans

Mayra  Plascencia

An Iraq Combat veteran, Mayra served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received one on one support and assistance from the team at the Veterans America’s Job Center, located at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall and operated by JVS SoCal.




  • Any veteran with a DD214, who has served on active duty, as a reservist or as a member of the National Guard
  • Eligible veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
  • Eligible spouses
  • Veterans AJCC – Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, Downtown Los Angeles
  • West Los Angeles WorkSource Center

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