• 20May2015

    DAV pushes Congress for deadlines on legislation for women veterans

    At a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing in late April, Deputy National Legislative Director Joy Ilem called on lawmakers to set specific goals for Memorial Day 2016 that would enhance care and services for women veterans. Among…

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  • 19May2015

    We did it!

    DAV has once again reached its national membership goal. National Membership Director Tony Baskerville said numbers are important; he wants everyone to know there’s a deeper meaning behind them. “We’ve met our goals and every…

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  • 19May2015

    Brush OF HONOR

    New television series pays tribute to America’s fallen heroes Capt. Derek Argel “Never look down on anyone unless you’re reaching to help them up.” Capt. Derek Argel lived by those words, but they’re just a glimpse…

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  • 18May2015

    2015 DAV Freedom Award Recipient Alan Babin Army veteran

    If ever a veteran personified the spirit of the DAV Freedom Award at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, friends and family will tell you it’s 34-year-old Alan Babin. On March 31, 2003, while serving as a medic…

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  • 18May2015

    Winter Sports Clinic XXIX

    Pushing past obstacles for nearly 30 years Army nurse Christine “Chris” Treiber had just arrived at the hospital to start her last shift as a major. She was looking forward to pinning on lieutenant colonel the following day and continuing…

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  • 15May2015

    Keeping the Promise on Capitol Hill

    DAV pushes Congress for deadlines on legislation for women veterans At a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing in late April, Deputy National Legislative Director Joy Ilem called on lawmakers to set specific goals for Memorial…

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  • 14May2015

    Why companies hire veterans

    There are many reasons to hire a veteran and they’re not all related to specific job skill sets one may have learned while still wearing the uniform. “Employers and companies shouldn’t just hire a veteran out of a sense…

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  • 14May2015

    Museum salute to armed forces weekend

    DAV will participate in the Cincinnati Museum Salute to the Armed Forces Weekend, May 16 – 17. The DAV Employment Department will be on site to assist veterans with employment and benefits, and a team will be set up to promote…

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  • 14May2015

    Spring provides increased volunteer opportunities

    As previously noted, the veterans’ community is experiencing a downward trend in volunteerism as our nation’s population of World War II-era volunteers continues to decline. However, DAV National Director of Voluntary Services…

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  • 12May2015

    DAV Introduces Framework to Reform Veterans Affairs Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2015)—Testifying today before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, DAV (Disabled American Veterans) DAV National Legislative Director Joseph Violante proposed a new four-part framework for reforming…

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