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U.S.VETS – Long Beach is one of the largest of the twelve U.S.VETS sites. Located at the Villages at Cabrillo, 26 acres of the former Cabrillo/Savannah Naval housing, U.S.VETS – Long Beach was the first site to offer the ADVANCE Women’s Program designed specifically for female veterans.
The site serves more than 550 veterans daily.
Larry D. Williams is the Acting Executive Director for U.S. VETS Long Beach and the Program Manager of U.S.VETS-Las Vegas. Mr. Williams completed a four year enlistment in the United States Army; he was discharged honorably in 1989.
Mr. Williams graduated from the University of Phoenix in 2009 with a Bachelors Degree in Human Services and obtained his Masters of Business Administration in 2011. Mr. Williams has been serving veterans for 10 years, and has received several awards for his service to the homeless population – including two senatorial commendations, and 2 congressional recognitions and a Congressional Record from the House of Representatives, signed by Congressman Jon C. Porter. Mr. Williams has a long history of receiving accolades from veteran clients for his remarkable contribution in assisting them with acquiring food, housing, clothing, and employment services.
His proudest accomplishments are his marriage, four children and four grandchildren. Mr. Williams considers them his greatest sense of motivation and his greatest sense of support.
Mike Murray, Chairman