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 […]

How Were Veterans Exposed to Asbestos?

Asbestos Exposure and Veterans  Each year, an estimated 3,300 people are diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma, a rare but virulent type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. Of those patients, nearly a third are veterans who were exposed to high levels of toxic dust and fibers while serving on military bases and working on ships or in […]

Nutritious Meals and Home Repair Services in Atlanta

Meals On Wheels Atlanta (MOWA)can assist Veterans who served with nutritious meals and home repair services. MOWA can assist with home repairs since 2002 to seniors and offers a special program for senior Veterans. Their Veteran home projects last year averaged $17,000. Between the three programs MOWA manage, last year the program completed repairs on […]

VA Announces Moratorium on Discharges and Decreases from Comprehensive Caregiver Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Washington, DC announced on December 21, 2018 that it will suspend temporarily discharges and decreases in level of support from its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers because of continued concerns expressed by Veterans, caregivers and advocates about inconsistent application of eligibility requirements by VA medical centers. […]

Veteran Caregiver Respite Care – Thank-You Letter to NAAV

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Veteran Caregiver Respite Care Program provides respite care; counseling referrals; assistance with Veterans’ claims and benefits; legal, housing, and access to resources for emergency assistance for military families caring for severely wounded warriors, disabled Veterans, and their caregivers residing in the greater Washington metro area. In 2007 NAAV’s […]

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