• 16Jul2015

    Bataan Death March survivor shares experience

    DAV life member Lester Tenney reflects on the forced POW march that left thousands of his fellow American service members dead during World War II. After learning what Lester Tenney endured in April 1942 and for more than three…

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  • 16Jul2015

    DAV opposes age restrictions for Veterans Individual Unemployability benefits

    DAV testified this week before the House Veterans Affairs’ Committee in opposition of new proposed age standards for determining eligibility for veterans’ individual unemployability (IU) benefits. In June, the Government Accountability…

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  • 15Jul2015

    Students earn scholarships, learn about service

    Jesse Brown Memorial Scholarships provide thousands to young volunteers A common belief among athletes is that championships are earned in the offseason. That is to say one must work in his or her downtime to achieve a coveted…

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  • 15Jul2015

    July 2015 St. Louis Veteran Job Fair

            Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University 1 South Compton Avenue St. Louis, MO 63103 July 16, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 14Jul2015

    DAV taking VA to court

    New policy is unsupportive of veterans DAV is dedicated to just one cause: serving our fellow veterans. So the organization does what is best for veterans, even if that means advocating for strengthening the Department of Veterans…

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  • 14Jul2015

    Help for the unsung heroes

    A step in the right direction for caregivers After more than a decade of war, a study by RAND Corp. found that more than 1.1 million family members and friends are caring for injured and disabled veterans who have served since…

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  • 10Jul2015

    DAV-Supported Appeals Pilot Legislation Takes Step Toward Becoming Law

    A key House subcommittee approved legislation this week that would create a new “fully developed appeals” (FDA) pilot program that could cut the time for appeals to be resolved by up to three years. The FDA proposal was developed…

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  • 10Jul2015

    Recognizing Symbols of Honor

    DAV is veterans serving veterans. But this organization is also here to care for veterans’ families and survivors. The families of service members who made the ultimate sacrifice deserve respect, gratitude and the very best…

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  • 09Jul2015

    Milestones

    New legislative director selected “It is a great honor to be able to serve veterans and their families by working to ensure their rights and benefits are protected.” —Joy Ilem Joy Ilem National Adjutant Marc Burgess announced…

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  • 07Jul2015

    From Korengal to the kitchen

    Vet of the year shines spotlight on those who served Like many veterans, the transition from military to civilian life brought numerous unforeseen challenges for DAV’s 2015 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year, Robbie Myers.…

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