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 […]

VA RELEASES “TOGETHER WE CAN” INFORMATION SHEETS ON COPING WITH A SUICIDE LOSS AND HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT SUICIDE

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added two new information summaries to its Together We Can series: ?Coping With a Suicide Loss? and ?Talking to Children About a Suicide or Suicide Attempt of Someone They Know.? In the wake of a suicide, family members, friends, caregivers and co-workers may process grief differently. Talking […]

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 […]

National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Presents Clothing Donations to Homeless Sponsored by CHARLES TYRWHITT – Jermyn Street London

On Friday, November 1, 2019, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns present clothing donations to the Central Union Mission at 65 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The clothing items included one hundred (100) shirts, twenty (20) pants, four (4) belts, four (4) […]

National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Presents Clothing Donations to Disabled Veterans and Their Families Sponsored by CHARLES TYRWHITT – Jermyn Street London

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns received five (5) large boxes of donated clothing from the Charles Tyrwhitt of Jermyn London Men’s Store located in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. Charles Tyrwhitt has 25 stores worldwide, of which 12 […]

Marine Corps veterans volunteer at AFRH-W

Story and photos by Robert W. Mitchell | AFRH-W Volunteer Coordinator A group of U.S. Marine Corps veterans took part in community outreach event delivering smiles, camaraderie and donations to the residents at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. The visit was part of a veteran service day which included a volunteer piano […]

VA Releases 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report

VA released the 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report, which includes findings from its most recent analysis of 2005?2017 suicide rates for both Veteran and non-Veteran populations. Data from the report emphasizes that suicide is a public health problem impacting Veterans and non-Veterans across the nation. VA offers within this report a renewed and […]

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