Tom Cullerton passes measure to recognize missing veterans at local airports

SPRINGFIELD  Illinois’ lost heroes may soon be recognized at local airports, thanks to Senator Tom Cullerton.  Cullerton (D-Villa Park) passed Senate Bill 1127 on Thursday to require the Division of Aeronautics under the Department of Transportation fly the Veteran Missing in Action flag at all of the airports in their jurisdiction.  “Our lost heroes should […]

Emergency Assistance Resources and Referrals 2019

Please visit our website for NAAV’s resources and referrals at  https://www.naavets.org click on tabs named resources by state, links  and resources under the heading “Resources”.  Go to the Internet and type in the following for additional resources to  review in your area of need. There are many great resources under the  subjects listed below found on […]

National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Attends The DAV Mid-Winter Conference

  The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) attends the DAV Mid-Winter Conference held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at the Senate U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in the Capitol Building, Washington, DC. This year’s theme “Discussing Life Through the Lens of Women in America” focused on hearing other voices and urging continuous support for […]

Winter’s Colorful Breeze

National Association of American Veterans January/February Testimonies Winter’s Colorful Breeze Why not color me Red, White, and Blue. Yes, although those are the colors of our America flag, they do not quite represent the statement within this month’s Testimonial report for the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV). Instead, we are using a little […]

Teen Tech Volunteer Gets State Recognition

Story by Robert W. Mitchell | Volunteer Coordinator and Community Outreach Specialist  Bridging the gap between computer technology and senior citizen veterans here at the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, D.C. is no small task for anyone, let alone a middle school volunteer from Springfield, Virginia. But that is just what Shayla Young ,13, a […]

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Presents Gift Certificates to Homeless Veteran Couples and a Homeless Veteran at the Central Union Mission

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Constance A. Burns, president, chief executive officer and Veterans’ service officer for the National Association of American Veterans, Inc., Washington, DC presented two gift certificates for a three-night stay with breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express in Hyattsville, Maryland, to two homeless veteran couples receiving housing assistance from the Central […]

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