Current Headlines

  • 26Mar

    DAV funding benefits homeless veterans in D.C.

    Charitable Service Trust grant helps VA provide assistance Homeless veterans—you might not notice them right away. They look like anyone you might pass on the street. They are men and women of every age and race, some with obvious…

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  • 24Mar

    DAV Calls on Congress to Fix Choice Law

    DAV To Congress: Amend Temporary Choice Program For Veterans Who Live More Than 40 Miles  From a VA Facility Capable of Providing Needed Health Care Services DAV Testifies in U.S. Senate on Changes to Veterans, Access, Choice…

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  • 24Mar

    Fixing the claims process must include appeals as well

    If you have ever filed a claim for disability compensation, you know how long it can take to get a decision from the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). And if your claim was denied and you appealed the decision, you know…

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  • 24Mar

    2015 Washington, DC All Veterans Job Fair

            FedEx Field 1600 FedEx Way Washington, DC  20785 March 26, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 24Mar

    2015 Houston All Veteran Job Fair

            Minute Maid Park 501 Crawford Street Houston, TX  77002 March 26, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 20Mar

    VA Secretary visits DAV HQ

    Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald toured DAV (Disabled American Veterans) National Headquarters in Cold Spring, Ky., today and discussed his efforts to rebuild trust with America’s veterans and their caregivers,…

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  • 19Mar

    Cracker Barrel Old Country Store partners with DAV

    Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® has partnered with DAV through their Country Checkers Challenge event at the 2015 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Party for a Cause Festival. On Saturday, April 18, team captains and country music…

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  • 19Mar

    Drowning out the noise

    Treatment for one of the most prevalent veterans’ afflictions Ringing. Buzzing. Whistling. Roaring. No matter what it sounds like, tinnitus affects roughly 50 million Americans to some degree, and a large number of veterans…

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  • 17Mar

    DAV ready to assist with new mandate

    Napkins just won’t cut it anymore. For decades jotting down one’s intentions in the most informal ways, even on a simple napkin, could legally secure the effective date of a disability claim with the Department of Veterans.…

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  • 17Mar

    Veterans Health Care Access and Reform of the VA Health Care System – where we stand and the road ahead

    Although Congress passed the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act last August, it has only been just over a month since the Veterans Choice Cards were finally distributed to all veterans. At this point it is far too early…

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