Happy 102nd Birthday to Major Nancy Leftenant-Colon, U.S. Army/Air Force Nurse Corps (Ret)

The First African American Nurse – Nancy Leftenant-Colon, Major (Retired) was the first African American nurse to serve in the reserve or active-duty Army/Air Nurse Corps, the precursor of the Air Force. She joined the Army Reserves in 1945, unable to get into the regular Army Nurse Corps because she was an African American. The […]

Winterhaven/Stand Down 2022

Greetings Everyone: How are you? The purpose of this correspondence is to make you aware that the District of Columbia Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) will resume the (in-person) (2022) Winterhaven/Stand Down, and the ‘Walk In Their Footsteps New Boots/Shoes collection for homeless female and male veterans, on Saturday, November 5, 2022, (7:30 a.m. – […]

Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

Good afternoon! My name is Meredith Fick and I work with the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) located in Lanham, MD. Every year, DVNF hosts a Veterans Resource Fair. Unfortunately, we hadn’t been able to have our event since 2019. However, this year we are excited to announce its return! Our event, in honor of […]


“ELEVATING THE HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF BLACK WOMEN VETERANS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY” Friday, September 30, 2022 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.       9:00 – 9:02 a.m. Color Guard – U.S. Army Narrator 9:03 – 9:05 a.m. Welcome, Introduce Prayer Rep. Sanford Bishop 9:06 – 9:08 a.m. Prayer House Chaplain Margaret Grun Kibben 9:08 […]

MSO-VSO 90-10

On August 26, 2022, Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) Government Affairs Office signed the final copy of 90/10 letter attached below to the Department of Education to send a signal to the Department and is the last hurdle to clear in closing the 90/10 loophole. The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) along with […]

The Washington Commanders Practice Facility Meeting with NAAV, Inc. and Partner

On August 8, 2022, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) James Fleming, NAAV Board of Directors Member and Nicole Ford-Francis at the Ventura Group, Inc. a veteran-owned business met with members of the Team. The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. President and CEO Constance A. Burns is also a veterans’ service officer, […]

Rosie the Riveter Education Tour 2023

THE BASIL AND BECKY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (BBEEF) www.bbeef.org My name is Gregory S. Cooke, director of the landmark documentary Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II. I would like your Organization to participate in the First Annual “Rosie the Riveter Tour” during Women’s Heritage Month 2023. BBEEF will have a national screening of […]

National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) Presents Clothing Donation to Homeless Sponsored by Charles Tyrwhitt at Tysons Corner, Virginia

On Thursday, June 30, 2022, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) received two (2) large boxes of over one hundred men shirts, several ties with three male suits donated by Jeff Albert, Senior Sales Manager at Charles Tyrwhitt Men’s Store located at Tysons Corner, Virginia. Two boxes of men shirts were given to […]

Change to Upcoming Rally Point Event Plan

Thank you for supporting the Leaders Recon virtual session and the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Connected Care! Dr. Armstrong appreciated the opportunity to meet each of you and share the time you provided her discussing these valuable programs. Based on feedback from other Veteran Service Organizations we are changing our next engagement from […]

The Washington DC VA Medical Center and Access Housing

The Washington DC VA Medical Center and Access Housing, Inc. (Southeast Veterans Service Center) will host a free Veterans Health & Information Fair on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (11:00am – 2:00pm). (Flag Day) All Veteran Service Providers, Veterans Case Managers, Social Workers, Veterans Service Organizations (VSO’s), Veterans Resource Groups, and Healthcare providers are encouraged to […]

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