Current Headlines

  • 24May

    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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  • 24May

    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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  • 23May

    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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  • 19May

    Toxic exposure in Iraq causes breast cancer

    Initially denied, DAV gets Air Force veteran’s condition service-connected Dr. T. Danielle Russell is proud of her Air Force service. After she returned home, DAV was there for her when she developed cancer. She took the vaccines…

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  • 18May

    May 2016 San Antonio All Veteran Career Fair

            Norris Conference Centers – San Antonio 618 NW Loop 410, #207 San Antonio, TX  78216 May 19, 2016 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 17May

    No stone left unturned

    Oklahoma Chapter ensures veterans are properly memorialized decades after their deaths Members of Chapter 43, Pryor, Okla., bow their heads in prayer at a graveside ceremony honoring World War II veteran Glen C. Plumlee Sr. (Photo…

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  • 17May

    VA Secretary urges congressional action on appeals

    In a recent op-ed published on The Hill publication, VA Secretary Bob McDonald and former VA Secretary Dr. James Peake laid out a number of actions being taken by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve conditions for our nation’s…

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  • 17May

    The veteran’s voice

    Election season events provide a valuable opportunity to reach and educate elected officials and candidates for office about critical veterans’ issues. But it’s important to remember, in accordance with DAV’s Constitution…

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  • 16May

    May 2016 Veterans Virtual Career Fair

    Welcome to the Veteran Recruiting virtual career fair, the easiest and fastest way to connect with companies who are looking to hire veterans, and military spouses nationwide. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation…

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  • 12May

    Finding relief through virtual reality

    A closer look at Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for PTSD Dr. Barbara Rothbaum, Director ofEmory Healthcare Veterans Program Throughout history, albeit classified by different names like “soldier’s heart,” “shell shock”…

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