Presidential Proclamation -- Vietnam Veterans Day
VIETNAM VETERANS DAY -
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -
Taking Part in Setting the Agenda
The primary criteria that our members should consider are that legislative or administrative resolutions enhance our mission of service to disabled veterans and their families.
From Battle to the Screen: The War Wounded of Cinema & Television
The intersection of film, television and war—like Hollywood itself— has scaled the heights of artistic achievement and sunk to the level of exploitative trash.
Vietnam Veterans Children Sought for Birth Defect Registry
Birth Defect Research for Children is collecting data to examine the effects of service in Vietnam and potential exposure to Agent Orange on the children of Vietnam veterans.
New Tools Speed Claims
From the National Service Director
‘Super Trooper’ Joins DAV to Serve Disabled Veterans
Actor and comedian Erik Stolhanske has enlisted with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Celebrity Volunteer Program to bring cheer to sick and wounded veterans at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and military hospitals around the nation.
VA Struggles to Meet Mental Health Care Needs
Clearly, ten years of war have taken a toll on
the mental health of American military forces.
Budget Battles Delay Funding
President Obama has signed into law a catch-all federal budget for fiscal year 2012 that provides $58.5 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Disabled Veterans Use Adaptive Sports in Rehabilitation
VA’s 26th Winter Sports Clinic Begins March 25 in Snowmass, Colo.
Fully Developed Claims Partnership Works
For a decade, the VA’s Chicago regional office was called the toughest place in America to win a veteran’s disability claim.
Education Center Planned for Vietnam Memorial
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., commonly called The Wall, may soon have an addition that will be a place where the stories and sacrifice of those who served in our nation’s military will be honored and remembered.
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