Current Headlines

  • 17Dec

    Statement of Ron F. Hope, DAV National Commander

    DAV Applauds Passage of Legislation that Protects Veterans’ Benefit Checks Today we celebrate an important victory for veterans and their families. Congress has passed and the president has signed the omnibus federal spending…

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  • 17Dec

    Obama signs $1.1 trillion government spending bill

    WASHINGTON Wed Dec 17, 2014 – (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a government shutdown. The legislation funds…

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  • 11Dec

    Making our own history

    I think we can learn a lot from history. It’s a record of where we’ve been and often charts the course yet to come. Some historians theorize, and I agree, that history shapes our future. It helps us analyze our shortcomings…

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  • 10Dec

    Misusing pronouns

    I’m guilty of misusing pronouns and I try to kick myself each time I do it. But, I know it’s human nature and many of us, as we go about our lives, are guilty of it. What am I talking about? How many of us have used the proverbial…

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  • 09Dec

    Statement of Ron F. Hope, DAV National Commander

    On the Inclusion of Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Benefit Checks as part of the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Introduced in Congress December 9, 2014 Just over a year ago during the partial government shutdown, it became…

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  • 09Dec

    DAV Applauds Inclusion of Advance Appropriations Legislation in Omnibus Spending Bill

    Provision Will Guarantee Timely Payments to Veterans, Their Families and Survivors WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 9, 2014)—DAV (Disabled Americans Veterans) today heralded the inclusion of legislation in the Omnibus Appropriations…

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  • 09Dec

    Giving To DAV For DAV’s Gift To Him: The Will To Live

    Grateful Veteran Names DAV Beneficiary of Life Insurance Policy This spring, DAV’s Gift Planning Department received the letter below from Charles H. Herring III, an injured Vietnam veteran. Approximately six years ago, a representative…

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  • 03Dec

    Houston All Veterans Job Fair

            Minute Maid Park 501 Crawford Street Houston, TX 77002 December 4, 2014 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here  

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  • 03Dec

    San Diego All Veterans Job Fair

            Liberty Station’s NTC Promenade @ Corky McMillin Event Center 2875 Dewey San Diego, CA  92106 December 4, 2014 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 26Nov

    Senate to Vote on Advance Appropriations for VA

    After the persistence and dedication of DAV’s advocacy network, we will hopefully see the Putting Veterans Funding First Act put up for a vote on the Senate floor. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, following several weeks of pressure…

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