• 22Jul2014

    Empowering America’s Heroes

    The journey from injury to recovery is not complete until a veteran is able to find meaning in life. For those who are able, that means getting back to work to care for their families. The importance of helping them accomplish…

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  • 18Jul2014

    New Funding Request Mirrors DAV’s Predicted VA Budget Shortfall

    Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson requested $17.6 billion in new funding for the department at a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday, almost directly on par with the figures DAV and other authors of the Independent…

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  • 18Jul2014

    Concerns Over VA Access Bills Meant To Help Veterans

    The House and Senate approved similar bills in June (S 2450 and HR 4810) written to take immediate measures to increase and improve veterans’ access to VA health care following the recent crisis. Both pieces of legislation…

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  • 17Jul2014

    Women Veterans Tell Inspiring Stories

    Through an ongoing collaboration with DAV, the cable network INSP has begun broadcasting a series of video productions highlighting veterans and their inspiring stories. The first of the “Unbroken Soldiers” series on INSP…

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  • 16Jul2014

    The Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship Program

    The Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship program honors eight outstanding young men and women each year for their volunteer support of veterans in the name of DAV through the VA Voluntary Service Program (VAVS) and/or through…

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  • 15Jul2014

    President Obama Nominates New VA Secretary Robert McDonald

    In late June, President Obama formally announced the nomination of Army veteran and former Proctor & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to serve as the new Secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. DAV Washington Executive Director…

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  • 14Jul2014

    Family Matters

    DAV Helps Widow Stay in Home by Securing Overlooked DIC Benefits Thereasa Tyus normally looked forward to celebrating the holiday season with her large family in Detroit. But not last Christmas. In November 2013, instead of purchasing…

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  • 11Jul2014

    Oakland All Veterans Job Fair

            Marriott Oakland City Center 1001 Broadway Oakland, CA  94607 October 9, 2014 11:00am – 3:00pm Click here to register.

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  • 10Jul2014

    End of DAV’s Calendar Year

    DAV’s calendar year is nearly closing, and our ranks are rapidly expanding.This is good and exciting news as, in the next few years, nearly 500,000 veterans will transition from military service back into the civilian world.…

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  • 10Jul2014

    House Approves Healthy VA Increase, Weak Spots Remain

    The House of Representatives has passed and sent to the Senate for consideration legislation appropriating $158.2 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This represents an increase of $10.3 billion above the fiscal…

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