• 30Jul2015

    Fayetteville, N.C. Youth Wins Top Scholarship for Service to Veterans

    COLD SPRING, Ky. — Hannah N. Farmer has spent a total of 786 hours spanning a four-year period volunteering at the local Fayetteville, N.C., VA Medical Center and now she’s $20,000 ahead on her life dream of becoming a physician. The…

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  • 30Jul2015

    Oklahoma Veteran Clinches National Award

    COLD SPRING, Ky. — DAV (Disabled American Veterans) will recognize George Roso of McAlester, Okla., as the Membership Recruiter of the Year in Denver, Colorado on Aug. 9. The honor highlights Roso’s efforts to serve his fellow…

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  • 30Jul2015

    Fort Worth Texas veteran receives national recognition

    COLD SPRING, Ky. – The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) National Commander’s Award for the 2015 Outstanding Local Veterans Employment Representative is Curtis Chalupa of Fort Worth, Texas. The award will be formally presented…

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  • 30Jul2015

    Grand Junction VA Employee Honored for Veterans’ Rehabilitation Efforts

    COLD SPRING, Ky. – The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) National Commander’s Award for Outstanding Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration Employee has been awarded to Teresa Parks of Grand Junction,…

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  • 30Jul2015

    Volunteers Honored Nationally for Service to Veterans

    COLD SPRING, Ky. – Robert Scruggs of Mills River, N.C., and Irene Sorah of Johnson City, Tenn., have been selected by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to receive the 2015 George H. Seal Memorial Trophy for extraordinary volunteerism.…

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  • 30Jul2015

    DAV Recognizes Legion Logistics for Employing Veterans

    COLD SPRING, Ky. — A Kentucky-based company that makes it part of their business strategy to hire veterans will receive the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Small Employer of the Year award during the 94th DAV National Convention…

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  • 30Jul2015

    Getting into Gear

    DAV attire continues growth in popularity Dept. of Michigan Vice Commander Steven Pruitt with 2014-2015 Dept. of Michigan Commander James Dempsey speaking with veteran Tom Fitzgerald at the West Michigan Veterans Expo. Pruitt…

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  • 30Jul2015

    July August Magazine Legislative Updates

    DAV proposes new framework for VA reform At both House and Senate Veterans Affairs’ Committee hearings on the Veterans Choice Program in May, National Legislative Director Joseph Violante outlined DAV’s proposal for Veterans…

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  • 28Jul2015

    Legislative update

    DAV-supported appeals pilot legislation moves closer to law A key House subcommittee approved legislation in July that would create a new “fully developed appeals” (FDA) pilot program that could reduce the time for appeals…

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  • 28Jul2015

    The cover letter and you

    Since standing up DAV’s Employment Department, the importance of good interview techniques, resume writing and job search tips has been shared; but, says DAV National Employment Director Jeff Hall, the cover letter often gets…

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