Current Headlines

  • 19Jan

    A fresh start to a new year

    The start of the 115th Congress is an opportunity for new beginnings, and this year in particular there will be new leadership in Washington. President-elect Donald J. Trump becomes our nation’s 45th president. Republicans…

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  • 18Jan

    2017 National Women Veterans Summit

    Women Veterans account for approximately 10% of the US Veteran population, which will grow to 15% by 2030.  While many of their challenges and opportunities are similar to those of their male counterparts, some are unique or disproportionate…

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  • 18Jan

    Harnessing the power of social media

    We talk about social media today as though it has always been a part of America’s culture, but in reality we are just scratching the surface of the potential platforms like Facebook and Twitter have to influence the direction…

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  • 18Jan

    January 2017 McChord All Veterans Career Fair

            American Lake Conference Center 8085 NCO Beach Road Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA  98438 January 18, 2017 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 15Jan

    Unmatched dedication

    DAV volunteer logs over 7,000 hours, 186,000 miles driving veterans to and from their medical appointments. Marine veteran and volunteer driver James Childers with his wife Linda at their home in North Carolina. “Dedicated”…

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  • 15Jan

    Combat veterans to recoup wrongly-taxed severance from DoD

    Combat-injured veterans will soon receive notification about money they are owed on improperly taxed benefits. On Dec. 16, President Obama signed the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act (P.L. 114-292), a law allowing combat-injured…

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  • 12Jan

    Sixteen years strong

    Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Night remains fixture for camaraderie, support At the Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night in Dallas, Commander A.J. Jones of local DAV Chapter 32 (center) along with J.L. Benson (left)…

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  • 11Jan

    STATEMENT ON VA SECRETARY APPOINTMENT

    We are pleased that President-elect Trump has chosen Dr. David Shulkin to continue and complete the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs currently underway. As Under Secretary for Health, Dr. Shulkin worked closely…

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  • 10Jan

    Twenty Too Many

    How new figures are steering VA suicide prevention efforts Earlier this year, an examination of more than 55 million nationwide veteran records from 1979 to 2014 provided the Department of Veterans Affairs with the most extensive…

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  • 10Jan

    Vets in media

    New study finds media perpetuate stereotypes of veterans Douglas Wilbur, researcher and author of the study, is a DAV life member and doctoral student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. During its fifth season,…

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