The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and Hankook Tire recently hosted a Mobile Service Office stop at Gateway Tire & Service Center in Clarksville, TN to assist veterans and educate them and their families on the benefits and services earned in service. Continue reading DAV and Hankook Tire support veterans with Mobile Service Office
SEGUIN ISLAND, Maine – A group of servicemen and servicewomen, including Navy SEALs, recently battled ocean waves, a sixty-mile bike ride and a 10K run as part of Camp Sunshine’s 2018 Stone Coast Challenge. Continue reading Navy SEALs swim, bike, run 69.2 miles, raising $50,000 for military families
New York, NY–The New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters (NYCDCC) recently hosted its annual charity golf tournament to sponsor Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors (JAH4WW).
Transforming adversity into a life of service, “Callie brings heart. And brings kindness to the chapter. She helps bring unity, helps bring some of the glue of the organization together.”
Continue reading 2018 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year overcomes invisible injuries to help fellow veterans, community
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Master Sergeant Jeff Johnson and Captain Jonathan Moak have at least two things in common: First, they’re avid baseball fans. Second – and more importantly – they serve in the United States military.
Continue reading Hankook Tire Hosts DAV Honorees at 2018 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard
PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, July 3, 2018 — After serving two tours in Iraq, U.S. Army SFC Jared Bullock trained for Special Forces and received a Green Beret in October 2013. Just a month later, on deployment in Afghanistan, an IED explosion on a routine patrol forever altered his life, leaving him without his right arm and leg.
Continue reading ELAN Helps to Build a Personalized Smart Home for Wounded U.S. Veteran Through the Gary Sinise Foundation
The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) recently launched the first of its kind app for use by military veterans and their advocates, available for download through the NVLSP website, Apple App Store, or Google Play Store.
Continue reading Free Mobile and Web Based App Assists Military Veterans and Advocates with Potential VA Benefits Claims
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 18.5 million veterans in the country. Like the rest of the population, they experience lower leg injuries, resulting from any number of issues.
By all rights, any fear of heights that Army veteran Centra “Ce-Ce” Mazyck might have had would be justified. On a particularly windy day in November 2003, she and other members of the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division went on their final parachute jump before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Veterans face a variety of obstacles each day — from dealing with debilitating injuries to finding secure housing and employment. Through DAV’s Victories for Veterans Challenge, veteran supporters like you can assist our nation’s heroes in overcoming these hurdles by creating your own personal challenge from wherever you are.
Continue reading DAV’s Victories for Veterans Fitness Challenge