A New VA Appeals Process

Created by: Matthew Hill The VA appeals process is going through its biggest change since the 1980s. In 2017, Congress passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act. This act takes apart the current appeal system and replaces it with a new process aimed to improve the experience for all involved in the process. First, […]

AFRH Washington Veteran Memorial

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) Constance A. Burns, Founding President, Chief Executive Officer, and Veterans’ Service Officer, attended the “Dedication to Our Fallen Comrades, Men and Women of Service” at the Armed Forces Retirement Home-Washington at 3700 North Capital Street, NW, Washington, D.C. AFRH-W residents, chaplains, administrative […]

2019 Annual NCRC The Just Economy Conference

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns attended the 2019 Annual National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) The Just Economy Conference held on March 11-13, 2019 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The welcome to the Just Economy Conference was given by […]

Cast your Cares on the LORD

To always have a peace of mind wherever you are on your journey on this earth, it is important that you must spiritually place your interests, purposes, and hopes in the LORD’s hands. 1 Peter 5:6-7 says, “Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hands of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting […]

You Are Never Alone

If you are facing hard times or feeling helpless, read the title above again. The LORD says, “I will not leave you nor forsake you” (Joshua 1:5). Be strong and courageous and know that our LORD God will always comfort, guide and protect you wherever you go. Whatever challenges that lies ahead know that you […]

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 […]

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