COVID-19 and the Holidays

The holiday season is splendid! It is a time to celebrate with family and friends and participate in joyous events. But 2020 has disrupted all of our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial problems and health scares. While we can’t shake off the year just yet, that shouldn’t stop us from celebrating. That said, what can you do to […]

Rose Marie Mikolajczyk-Baker, Photojournalist, Freelance Writer, and Artist

Rose Marie Mikolajczyk-Baker, an award-winning artist invited twice to the Winner’s Circle Show in Fort Myers, Florida, has donated over forty of her paintings in support of our nation’s Veterans and their family members most in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in 2020 worldwide. Born in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio, in May 1934, she […]

Clothing Donation from Charles Tyrwhitt Men’s Store

On Thursday, December 10, 2020, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) received three (3) large boxes of men’s shirts at the Charles Tyrwhitt Men’s Store at Tysons Corner Center in Virginia. This in-kind is fourteen (14) box of men clothing items given to NAAV in support of our nation’s homeless Veterans, disabled Veterans […]

Lady Veterans Connect A New Partner of NAAV in 2020

Sheppards Hands was formed in 2012 to work with veterans and as we did more research, we found that one of the greatest needs was to provide services and housing for women veterans as they are often the forgotten population of the veteran population. In 2016 we opened the home in Lexington where we could […]

Women Veterans Suicide Prevention: Wearing the Armor of Silent Screams

Suicide! I had no idea that she was in so much pain. I cannot believe she is gone and left her family. I cannot believe she could not find help. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in America. The overall rate of suicide among Veterans is higher than the national average. Women Veterans […]

Veterans Day 2020

On Veterans Day next Wednesday, the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think tank, is hosting a major event celebrating military service. It features the virtual premiere screening of a short film, VETERANS DAY 2020, that will be introduced by General David Petraeus. The film is adapted from a stage play, “War Words,” which is based on […]

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