Military History of African Americans and African American/Black History Month

Learn more about the accomplishments, achievements, and struggles African American service members have conquered while serving our country. The links and descriptions below were compiled by the VAG, using using the directory from the research by Contributor Sean O’Melveny. The Tuskegee Airmen Find a brief history of this groundbreaking World War II air crew, […]

Fifty Years Ago: Last Nurse Survivor of Bataan Still on Active Duty Retires

Lt. Col. Helen Hennessey narrowly escaped Batan before invading Japanese forces took over. After making her way to the island of Corregidor in the Philippines, she cared for the sick and wounded in a hospital there. She retired from active duty in the Air Force on January 31, 1967. Read more about Lt. Hennessey in […]

Winterhaven Homeless Stand Down – January 28, 2017

2017 23rd Annual VAMC Winterhaven Homeless Stand Down and 13th Annual NAAV Community Partner Participation On January 28, 2017, NAAV participated in its thirteenth year of helping homeless and at-risk Veterans of the greater DC metropolitan area at the DC VA Medical Center’s (VAMC) Winterhaven Stand Down for Homeless Veterans, along with collaborative partners representing agencies, […]

Veteran News Nationwide

David Shulkin: Saving Veterans lives every day Summit brings VA and contracting partners together to improve VA community care Looking for a career in different VA locations? N. Carolina: Mountain Classic Car Show to benefit homeless Veterans this weekend Midland Daily News: Suicide prevention coordinator committed to helping Veterans

New Generation Leadership Conference in Honor of Veterans with Diabetes

Chaplain, Dr. Eve Taylor has asked us to share the following flyer for the upcoming annual (2017) New Generation Leadership Conference – “Hearing the Clarion Call of God.” The conference will be April 7th-8th, 2017 and will honor veterans battling diabetes. New Generation Leadership Conference 2017 flyer For more details, please visit the New Generation […]