Current Headlines

  • 29Jan

    President Signs Legislation Authorizing Creation of the National Desert Storm War Memorial

    Legislation authorizing a memorial to commemorate the men and women who served and sacrificed in support of Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield was signed by President Obama just before the new year. Language approving the memorial…

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  • 27Jan

    Independent Budget offers path to address critical veterans issues

    DAV, along with VFW, PVA and AMVETS, released the Independent Budget Veterans Agenda this month, calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs and Congress to draw their focus on five critical issues. These issues include: ensuring…

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  • 26Jan

    Employment support for veterans

    DAV, Charitable Service Trust connect transitioning service members and veterans with employment tools, resources As America winds down from more than a decade of war, thousands are making the transition from service member to civilian,…

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  • 26Jan

    Not left behind

    Approached in his Bridgewill, Del., high school, he didn’t want to join the military at first. “I was brought up in church, taking to heart the commandment, “Thou shalt not kill,” recalled William Walls. But his recruiter…

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  • 22Jan

    Combatting homelessness

    Jim Gehring remembers the day he received a call from a Maine congressional office inquiring if the community had a program that could help a local homeless veteran. After asking around and realizing that no specialized, streamlined…

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  • 21Jan

    2015 Sacramento All Veterans Job Fair

            Aerospace Museum of California 3200 Freedom Park Drive McClellan, CA  95652 January 22, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 20Jan

    Communicating value, benefits inspires veterans to join

    Prospective DAV members may not be aware of the many tangible benefits that come with DAV membership. But until one can explain the value of membership, bringing new veterans into the fold is difficult at best, said National Director…

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  • 15Jan

    Independent Budget: 2015 Priorities for the VA and Congress

    New Report from Veterans Service Organizations Calls for VA Focus on Access, Infrastructure, and Caregivers Washington, DC—Today, four of the nation’s leading veterans service organizations—AMVETS (American Veterans), DAV (Disabled…

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  • 14Jan

    Energizing the ranks

    DAV recruiters focus on creating full-life, active membership DAV members, eager to exceed 2014 recruiting goals, are meeting their objectives by engaging veterans who have made an initial commitment to joining DAV. “We’re…

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  • 13Jan

    The Independent Budget

    AMVETS, DAV, Paralyzed Veterans and VFW to Host Media Roundtable to Discuss VA  Policy Recommendations and Critical Issues Contained in New Report “The  Independent Budget Veterans Agenda for the 114th Congress”   WHEN: Thursday,…

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