Current Headlines

  • 29Sep

    Dying veteran, family get earned benefits

    Former Marine with terminal cancer finds peace of mind with help from DAV After a terminal lung cancer diagnosis, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Melvin Gausling wanted to ensure his wife, Jody, would be taken care of after he passed.…

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  • 28Sep

    September 2016 Cincinnati All Veterans Career Fair

            Great American Ball Park 100 Joe Nuxhall Way Cincinnati, OH  45202 September 29, 2016 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 26Sep

    Resiliency defined

    DAV member overcomes obstacles, achieves lifelong dream Angela Madsen has been an athlete all of her life, and while in high school her classmates even voted her most likely to be an Olympian. She then joined the Marine Corps…

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  • 26Sep

    Congress must pass full funding for VA

    “We call on Congress to fully fund the president’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 request and pass a budget for VA before the beginning of the new fiscal year,” said DAV Washington Headquarters Executive Director Garry Augustine.…

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  • 26Sep

    Legislation to extend existing VA services awaits president’s signature

    The Senate and House of Representatives recently passed H.R. 5985, the Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2016, a bill that if enacted would extend a number of crucial statutory authorities some of which…

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  • 26Sep

    DAV testifies on Commission on Care report

    The congressionally-mandated Commission on Care released its final report on veterans health care reform in July. DAV was pleased with most of the recommendations from the comprehensive panel that largely echo those of veterans…

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  • 26Sep

    When disaster strikes: DAV on the ground and in action

    Destroyed possessions line the streets in the aftermath of flooding in Baton Rouge, La. Zelina Palmer was looking forward to her first day of college at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La. The Army veteran, who served from…

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  • 22Sep

    September 2016 Phoenix All Veterans Career Fair

            University of Phoenix Stadium 1 Cardinals Drive Glendale, AZ  85305 September 22, 2016 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 20Sep

    Convention seminars loaded with valuable information

    DAV’s National Convention provides members a multitude of opportunities for enrichment and growth. One vital benefit is the chance to engage in educational seminars hosted by DAV’s elected officers and staff. This year…

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  • 20Sep

    Presidential Candidates Q&A

    Editor’s Note: DAV – which is a non-partisan organization – believes its members deserve to know where Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump stand on key veterans issues in time for the general…

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