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Newhouse Seeks Gold Star Family Fellow for Yakima District Office

May 25, 2021
Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-4) is seeking a Gold Star Family Member for a fellowship position in his Yakima district office. 
 
The fellow will work with veteran constituents and their families to conduct casework and act as a facilitator between federal, state, and local agencies such as the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, Veteran Service Organizations, and Central Washington veteran groups.
 
“Fulfilling the federal government’s commitment to our nation’s servicemembers is one of my highest priorities in Congress. I’m proud to be working with the Gold Star Family Fellows Program to provide this opportunity for local families of our fallen heroes,” said Rep. Newhouse. “This fellow will gain invaluable experience working directly with Central Washington’s veteran community, and I look forward to bringing them on to our team.”
 
Gold Star Family Members who are interested in applying can find more information here or by contacting Rep. Newhouse’s Tri-Cities District office at (509) 713-7374.
 
Background:
 
  • The Gold Star Family Fellowship Program was established by the House of Representatives to provide employment opportunities for families of our service members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to our nation.
  • Gold Star Family Members are eligible for the program if they meet all the following requirements: must be the parent, spouse, sibling, child, or step-child of a service member who either died on active duty or of a service member who received an Honorable Discharge and died due to a service connected disability within four-years of military separation.
 
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