• 02Jun2016

    Quick Lane Launches “Trading One Uniform For Another” Scholarship Program for Veterans

    Quick Lane teams up with Disabled American Veterans to launch scholarship program for U.S. military veterans Five veterans to each receive $10,000 towards certification in automotive mechanics Public nomination of veterans can be made at…

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  • 02Jun2016

    Disabled veteran lands dream gig

    Retired sailor gets help with virtual career fair A service-connected disabled veteran who hails from the Navy special warfare community arrived at the perfect career via a virtual job fair. Shawn Lightfoot, from Austin, Texas,…

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  • 02Jun2016

    Charitable Service Trust receives top rating

    With charitable spending under intense scrutiny, especially among groups serving veterans, DAV remains confident in its responsible fiscal management. And so does one of the nation’s most credible resources on charitable practices. Charity…

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  • 01Jun2016

    June 2016 Seattle All Veteran Career Fair

            Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center 1500 Broadway Tacoma, WA  98402 June 2, 2016 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 31May2016

    The youth movement

    Our most recent membership numbers show that 62 percent of our nearly 1.3 million members nationally are 60 or older, while just 11 percent of our members are 39 or younger. However, we’re going to see a large influx of service…

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  • 26May2016

    IB partners release financial needs report

    VSO coalition members release veterans programs budget recommendations to Congress and the Administration In February, DAV—along with Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)—released The Independent…

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  • 25May2016

    May 2016 New York All Veteran Career Fair

            Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street New York, NY  10011 May 26, 2016 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 24May2016

    DAV, VAVS celebrate 70 years of service

    Shortly after World War II came to an end in 1945, many kindhearted and well-intentioned Americans wanted to get involved through their very own volunteer efforts and assist the nation’s veterans returning home. In order to make…

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  • 24May2016

    Statement on comparison of VA wait to Disneyland experience

    Yesterday, the VA Secretary made an unfortunate comparison while discussing the unacceptable wait times many veterans endure to access the VA health care system. Clearly, waiting for medical care at VA should never be compared…

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  • 23May2016

    Deadline pending for employers of military veteran

    Tax credits must be filed by June 29 The deadline to file for lucrative tax credits for veterans hired January 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016, is June 29, 2016. The forms must be filed within 28 days for those hired after May 31, 2016. Knowing…

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