• 15Jan2017

    Unmatched Dedication of a DAV Volunteer

    DAV volunteer logs over 7,000 hours, 186,000 miles driving veterans to and from their medical appointments. Marine veteran and volunteer driver James Childers with his wife Linda at their home in North Carolina. Unmatched dedication…

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  • 15Jan2017

    Combat veterans to recoup wrongly-taxed severance from DoD

    Combat-injured veterans will soon receive notification about money they are owed on improperly taxed benefits. On Dec. 16, President Obama signed the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act (P.L. 114-292), a law allowing combat-injured…

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  • 12Jan2017

    Sixteen years strong

    Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Night remains fixture for camaraderie, support At the Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night in Dallas, Commander A.J. Jones of local DAV Chapter 32 (center) along with J.L. Benson (left)…

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  • 11Jan2017

    STATEMENT ON VA SECRETARY APPOINTMENT

    We are pleased that President-elect Trump has chosen Dr. David Shulkin to continue and complete the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs currently underway. As Under Secretary for Health, Dr. Shulkin worked closely…

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  • 10Jan2017

    Twenty Too Many

    How new figures are steering VA suicide prevention efforts Earlier this year, an examination of more than 55 million nationwide veteran records from 1979 to 2014 provided the Department of Veterans Affairs with the most extensive…

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  • 10Jan2017

    Vets in media

    New study finds media perpetuate stereotypes of veterans Douglas Wilbur, researcher and author of the study, is a DAV life member and doctoral student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. During its fifth season,…

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  • 05Jan2017

    Running with a purpose

    DAV’s 2016 5K race series debuts in three new cities Recruits from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police Academy run in formation to honor veterans during the first DAV 5K in Boston. The race began…

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  • 04Jan2017

    The time is NOW

    DAV has been on the leading edge of veterans advocacy for decades. With so much hanging in the balance—from health care and benefits to claims and appeals—there has never been a more critical time for your involvement and engagement…

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  • 20Dec2016

    Working smarter, not harder

    You’ve probably heard it said before that membership is the lifeblood of DAV, and our wide network of advocates stand together to ensure our nation keeps its promises to the men and women who served. It’s your unwavering commitment…

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