National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Receives Winter Cap Gifts for Seniors

On Friday, February 7, 2020, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns donated hand knitted winter caps to Seniors residing at the Forest Hills of DC located at 4901 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The Forest Hills of DC is a rehabilitation services […]

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 […]


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 […]

MISSION Act Strengthens VA Care

As part of the VA MISSION Act, we’re working to give more family caregivers access to the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers so we can support them as they care for Veterans of all eras. Currently, this program is only available to eligible Veterans injured in the line of duty on or after September 11, […]

Financial Help for Veterans, Service Members, Spouses and Family Members

Resources and services are available to military Service members and Veterans that can help alleviate debt concerns as well as assist with basic financial literacy skills to help those who are transiting into civilian employment or seeking to purchase a new home. See below some of the services offered by They are as follows: […]

Community-Based Financial Literacy Resources and Referrals

Operation Hope, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, located inside the SunTrust Bank, provides a free credit and money management program that will help those seeking assistance and resources with resources to assist with money management and toward a better financial future. Operation Hope certified financial coaches also provide free mortgage delinquency counseling to those […]

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