Writers Group for Veterans, Military Personnel & Families

Thursdays 7pm – 9pm in August in Lakewood Our voices are important. Find your voice, share your story, speak your truth. Keep words trapped inside and they hurt. Find a trusting circle of military & veteran community members to hear them and words heal. By writing poems, stories, journals, & by compassionate listening, breathe from

Client & Donor Data Unaffected by HeartBleed Bug

As a supporter and member of the Coffee Strong community, we want to take the opportunity to talk to you about how your personal information might be affected by recent issues. In recent weeks, it’s become known that many, perhaps millions, of web sites have been vulnerable to a specific bug in software intended to

Winter 2014 Newsletter

Check out the Winter 2014 issue of G.I. Voice, Coffee Strong’s quarterly newsletter.  Articles in this issue include: “Service Provider of the Year” leads GI rights and discharge upgrade trainings Army speeds personnel purge as U.S. militarism shifts away from large-scale occupations Under The Hood and The Clearing Barrel join Coffee Strong for the GI

GI Coffeehouse Tour

We are excited to join our sister GI coffeehouses in Killeen, Texas near Fort Hood (Under The Hood Café & Outreach Center), and Kaiserslautern, Germany near Ramstein Airbase and Landstuhl Medical Center (The Clearing Barrel GI Bar & Coffeehouse) for our first ever joint project – the GI Coffeehouse Tour. Starting February 13th in San


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  • About Us

    donate Coffee Strong is a veteran-operated service member and veterans rights center located next to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. We help service members with military discharges, grievances and complaints, and other GI Rights. We assist veterans with getting their benefits, including disability, healthcare and education including discharge upgrades. At Coffee Strong, we also have free coffee and snacks, access to the internet, alternative information, and referrals for legal, medical, mental health and other forms of assistance.
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  • Coffee Strong Events

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    Events on September 19, 2014
    • Veterans Benefits Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 10:00 am
      Ends: September 19, 2014 - 2:00 pm
      Location: Coffee Strong 15107 Union Ave SW, Lakewood WA 98498
      Description: Active Duty Personal: Find out what you need before separation.
      Veterans: Learn what benefits you earned and how to claim them.
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    • GI Rights Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: September 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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    Events on September 23, 2014
    • Discharge Upgrade Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: September 23, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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    Events on September 26, 2014
    • Veterans Benefits Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 10:00 am
      Ends: September 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm
      Location: Coffee Strong 15107 Union Ave SW, Lakewood WA 98498
      Description: Active Duty Personal: Find out what you need before separation.
      Veterans: Learn what benefits you earned and how to claim them.
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    Events on September 29, 2014
    • GI Rights Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: September 29, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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    Events on September 30, 2014
    • Discharge Upgrade Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: September 30, 2014 - 8:00 pm
     
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    Phone: 253-581-1565
    Address: Coffee Strong, 15107 Union Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498
    Email: contact@coffeestrong.org