Consumer Action Financial Health and Technology Train-the-Trainer – DC

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020 the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) Constance A. Burns, president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer accepted an invitation to attend the Financial Health and Technology Train-the-Trainer presentations hosted by Audrey Perrott, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Consumer Action of Stockton, California. This training was made possible through a […]

National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Receives Clothing Donations and Gifts for Homeless Veterans and Their Families

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns received one hundred and fifty-eight (158) clothing items including (1) pair of shoes; (23) pants; (8) sweaters; (1) belt; (110) shirts; (1) vest; (2) suit tops; (3) pair of cuff links; […]

DC VA Medical Center 2020 3rd Annual Military Sexual Trauma Summit: “Re-own, Re-home, Re-vitalize”

The third annual Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Summit will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. EST at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, 50 Irvin Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20422. The Summit will bring together Veterans, providers, and community members to learn about and address the needs of […]

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 […]

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