2018 Veteran Caregivers Respite Care Retreat

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. president and chief executive officer, senior advisors, board members, and guests of NAAV attended a two-day Respite Care Retreat sponsored by the National Association of American Veterans and its partners on November 30 and December 1 at the National Conference Center, 18960 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, Virginia, about […]

NAAV Attends 2018 Women’s Congressional Policy Institute Annual Veterans Day Briefing

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) attends the annual Veterans Day briefing sponsored by the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute in cooperation with Representatives Susan Brooks and Lois Frankel, Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and Representatives Mimi Walters an Brenda Lawrence, Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues.  The briefing welcome and presentation of […]

Announcement About The Cohen Clinic and Its Services Offered to Veterans, Service Members and Their Families

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals provides counseling for Veterans, their families, as well as the families of active duty Service members, regardless of discharge status or ability to pay. The clinic provides treatment for a wide variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress, transition challenges, grief and loss, sleep problems, family issues, relationship […]

JROTC Students Give Back to Retired Military Veterans

By Robert W. Mitchell | USMC/Army Veteran and Community Outreach Coordinator Hundreds of students, teachers, leaders and chaperones from Junior Officers? Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) chapters around the country donated dozens of care packages and comfort boxes to the veterans of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, D.C. (AFRH-W) recently. The packages were full of […]

Catholic Charities Affiliate Volunteers for Military Retirees

By Robert W. Mitchell | USMC/Army Veteran and Community Outreach Coordinator A committed group of teenage and adult volunteers from the faith-based group Encounter the Gospel of Life, Inc. took time out of their busy summer vacation to volunteer with military veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home here in Washington, D.C. in September 2018. […]

Veterans Day Resource Fair and Veterans Day Ceremony

    The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) will participate in this year’s “Veterans Day Ceremony: WW I Centennial (1918-2018): We Will Never Forgotten” and Veterans Day Resource Fair co-hosted by the Veterans Employee Association and HUD’s Veterans Affinity Group (VAG) on November 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.  This event is scheduled for […]

PROTECTING THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) IN THE FARM BILL

  ISSUE #36, SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Millions of Americans Continue to Struggle Against Poverty; Protecting and Strengthening SNAP is an Essential Response FRAC, September 12, 2018 Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show a small, not statistically significant decline in the poverty rate, from 12.7 percent in 2016 to 12.3 percent in 2017. The […]