• 12Mar2015

    Veteran suicide prevention legislation passes House and Senate

    The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, a bill designed to help prevent suicide among the nation’s veterans, was signed into law in mid-February by President Barack Obama. Among its measures, the legislation…

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  • 12Mar2015

    The interview

    While the job hunt, the resume crafting and the translation of military skills to civilian jargon are all part of the transition from uniformed service to civilian employment, service members should also remain focused on the interview…

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  • 11Mar2015

    Formalizing the process – Standard Claim and Appeal Forms

    New law mandates all claims, appeals begin on standard forms The days of being able to informally start disability claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs by writing a simple statement on a sheet of paper are over. That…

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  • 11Mar2015

    2015 San Diego All Veteran Job Fair

            Anchors Catering & Conference Center 2375 Recreation Way, Bldg. 3210 San Diego, CA  92136 March 12, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 11Mar2015

    Nashville All Veteran Job Fair

            LP Field 1 Titans Way Nashville, TN  37213 March 12, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 11Mar2015

    2015 Miami All Veterans Job Fair

            Kovens Conference Center at Florida International University 3000 N.E. 151 Street, KCC101 North Miami, FL  33181-3000 March 12, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 11Mar2015

    Miracles return to the mountain

    The 29th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic returns to Snowmass, Colo., March 29 to April3, bringing with it miracles on the mountain. For decades, DAV and the Department of Veterans Affairs have co-hosted the annual…

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  • 10Mar2015

    New Orleans declares victory in ending veteran homelessness

    In June 2013, first lady Michelle Obama unveiled her Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, an ambitious program that encourages communities across the country to eliminate veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. New Orleans…

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  • 09Mar2015

    Membership can help hold Congress, local leaders accountable

    Active and growing membership in a 1.2 million member organization like DAV can be a powerful weapon in holding elected officials accountable for their actions. “More than a million voices is powerful armament,” said National…

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  • 05Mar2015

    Center for Women Veterans turns 20

    The Center for Women Veterans (CWV), established with the support and urging from DAV and other veterans service organizations, celebrated two decades of serving women veterans in November. “Our nation has 359,000 women serving…

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