Expanded Access at Commissaries, Exchanges and Recreation Facilities – Fact Sheet

According to the Department of Defense, starting Jan. 1, 2020, all service-connected Veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war (POW), and individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible Veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) can use commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare […]

Suicide Prevention Resources and Referrals for Service Members and Veterans

Suicide is an ill-reversible loss that can be prevented. If you are thinking about committing suicide or causing to yourself help is available. Suicide in never a solution to the problems and challenges you may be experiencing at the present time. To date, we know that a Service member or a Veteran thinking about suicide […]

Financial Help for Veterans, Service Members, Spouses and Family Members

Resources and services are available to military Service members and Veterans that can help alleviate debt concerns as well as assist with basic financial literacy skills to help those who are transiting into civilian employment or seeking to purchase a new home. See below some of the services offered by CreditRepair.com. They are as follows: […]

Community-Based Financial Literacy Resources and Referrals

Operation Hope, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, located inside the SunTrust Bank, provides a free credit and money management program that will help those seeking assistance and resources with resources to assist with money management and toward a better financial future. Operation Hope certified financial coaches also provide free mortgage delinquency counseling to those […]

Financial Literacy for Veterans

  Financial literacy is something that every person, regardless of status in life, should possess. It enables us to make financially responsible decisions, protect our hard-earned money, and secure our future. Unfortunately, financial literacy is a major concern, particularly among ex-military personnel. In a study published in the American Journal of Public Health, researchers found […]

Pentagon Struggles to Address Service Member Suicides

The Pentagon on Tuesday outlined its strategy to address the record-high veteran and military member suicide rates that both the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have struggled to address, a crisis hampered by leadership turnover and poor management in both departments. The Pentagon’s evolving initiative involves gathering better, standardized data, which will be released in the department’s […]

July 2019 – News

NAAV Attends Seventh Annual Steam Fair and Reception   The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) attended the Seventh Annual Steam Fair and Reception sponsored by the Women’s Congressional Policy Institute held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in cooperation with Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence and Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and […]

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