• 24Dec2014

    Big Results From DAV Information Seminars

    DAV National Service Officers work directly with veterans, family members and survivors one-on-one every day, but they also provide valuable seminars to groups around the county. These information seminars include a comprehensive…

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  • 22Dec2014

    The legislative successes of 2014

    If you have ever needed proof that your efforts do make a difference in Washington, D.C., look no further than the Fiscal Year 2015 omnibus spending bill which was enacted into law this month. Several of DAV’s own provisions…

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  • 22Dec2014

    Why some companies hesitate to hire veterans

    A recent report issued by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) says that annual unemployment rates for post 9/11 veterans is about one percent higher than of non-veterans. It also found younger veterans, ages 22-24, had a three…

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  • 17Dec2014

    Statement of Ron F. Hope, DAV National Commander

    DAV Applauds Passage of Legislation that Protects Veterans’ Benefit Checks Today we celebrate an important victory for veterans and their families. Congress has passed and the president has signed the omnibus federal spending…

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  • 17Dec2014

    Obama signs $1.1 trillion government spending bill

    WASHINGTON Wed Dec 17, 2014 – (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a government shutdown. The legislation funds…

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  • 11Dec2014

    Making our own history

    I think we can learn a lot from history. It’s a record of where we’ve been and often charts the course yet to come. Some historians theorize, and I agree, that history shapes our future. It helps us analyze our shortcomings…

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  • 10Dec2014

    Misusing pronouns

    I’m guilty of misusing pronouns and I try to kick myself each time I do it. But, I know it’s human nature and many of us, as we go about our lives, are guilty of it. What am I talking about? How many of us have used the proverbial…

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  • 09Dec2014

    Statement of Ron F. Hope, DAV National Commander

    On the Inclusion of Legislation to Protect Veterans’ Benefit Checks as part of the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Introduced in Congress December 9, 2014 Just over a year ago during the partial government shutdown, it became…

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  • 09Dec2014

    DAV Applauds Inclusion of Advance Appropriations Legislation in Omnibus Spending Bill

    Provision Will Guarantee Timely Payments to Veterans, Their Families and Survivors WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 9, 2014)—DAV (Disabled Americans Veterans) today heralded the inclusion of legislation in the Omnibus Appropriations…

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  • 09Dec2014

    Giving To DAV For DAV’s Gift To Him: The Will To Live

    Grateful Veteran Names DAV Beneficiary of Life Insurance Policy This spring, DAV’s Gift Planning Department received the letter below from Charles H. Herring III, an injured Vietnam veteran. Approximately six years ago, a representative…

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