Current Headlines

  • 17Apr

    April 2014 Legislative Update

    In March, DAV’s legislative staff testified before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Health regarding a number of bills aimed at improving the quality of care for the nation’s injured and ill veterans. Among…

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  • 17Apr

    Veteran Names DAV in Her Will

    This is what I want my greatest legacy to be! Orie Frazer, Guardian Society member After 28 years of service, Orie Frazer knew to turn to DAV for assistance with her claim for disability benefits. “I chose DAV because it’s…

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  • 15Apr

    Charitable Service Trust Earns Top Honor

    Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluators, notified DAV in early March that the DAV Charitable Service Trust has achieved the coveted four-star rating for “sound fiscal management and commitment…

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  • 15Apr

    Number of Homeless Veterans Declines

    The number of homeless veterans has decreased by 24 percent since 2010. That’s according to the Point–in-Time Estimate of Homelessness, a national report released annually by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department…

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  • 10Apr

    Honoring the Fallen

    The family of fallen SEAL portrayed in Lone Survivor remembers their son. Danny Dietz, 19 Danny Dietz was one of four Navy SEALs on Operation Red Wings, a mission to eliminate a high-ranking member of the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan.…

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  • 09Apr

    Historic Hall to Host DAV Commander’s Testimonial

    One of the most beautiful and most historic locations in the city where DAV was born will be the site of a testimonial honoring the leadership of National Commander Joseph Johnston. The event will be held in the Hall of Mirrors…

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  • 08Apr

    Pension Scams Bilk Veterans and the VA

    Veterans are being warned about fraudulent offers of help in qualifying for benefits through the Veterans Pension Program. This type of scam is often directed toward veterans and family members who do not actually qualify for a VA pension. The…

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  • 07Apr

    The Five “P’s” of Membership Recruitment

    Elian Markoff, founder of Art in Giving, who raises funds to eliminate cancer in children by selling fine art, once said, “Membership recruitment is an art and a science.” I couldn’t agree more. Markoff developed the ”five…

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  • 07Apr

    DAV Partnership Connects Vets with Technology Careers

    DAV is partnering with U.S. technology trade associations in an online community that helps veterans transition to civilian careers. The initiative, U.S. Tech Vets, connects veterans to employment in the technology sector. “The…

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  • 01Apr

    Certification for Better Service

    It cannot be overstated just how vital our Chapter and Department service programs are to the fulfillment of DAV’s overall mission of service to veterans. So many veterans, family members and survivors rely on our Chapter and Department…

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