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 […]

A New VA Appeals Process

Created by: Matthew Hill The VA appeals process is going through its biggest change since the 1980s. In 2017, Congress passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act. This act takes apart the current appeal system and replaces it with a new process aimed to improve the experience for all involved in the process. First, […]

2019 Annual NCRC The Just Economy Conference

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns attended the 2019 Annual National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) The Just Economy Conference held on March 11-13, 2019 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The welcome to the Just Economy Conference was given by […]

Tom Cullerton passes measure to recognize missing veterans at local airports

SPRINGFIELD  Illinois’ lost heroes may soon be recognized at local airports, thanks to Senator Tom Cullerton.  Cullerton (D-Villa Park) passed Senate Bill 1127 on Thursday to require the Division of Aeronautics under the Department of Transportation fly the Veteran Missing in Action flag at all of the airports in their jurisdiction.  “Our lost heroes should […]

National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Attends The DAV Mid-Winter Conference

  The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) attends the DAV Mid-Winter Conference held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at the Senate U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in the Capitol Building, Washington, DC. This year’s theme “Discussing Life Through the Lens of Women in America” focused on hearing other voices and urging continuous support for […]

Teen Tech Volunteer Gets State Recognition

Story by Robert W. Mitchell | Volunteer Coordinator and Community Outreach Specialist  Bridging the gap between computer technology and senior citizen veterans here at the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington, D.C. is no small task for anyone, let alone a middle school volunteer from Springfield, Virginia. But that is just what Shayla Young ,13, a […]

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Presents Gift Certificates to Homeless Veteran Couples and a Homeless Veteran at the Central Union Mission

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Constance A. Burns, president, chief executive officer and Veterans’ service officer for the National Association of American Veterans, Inc., Washington, DC presented two gift certificates for a three-night stay with breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express in Hyattsville, Maryland, to two homeless veteran couples receiving housing assistance from the Central […]

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