NAAV Helping Veterans Most in Need in the DC Metro Area

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV), President and CEO, Constance A. Burns (in mid-March 2024) chose the Woodlands at Reid Temple Senior Apartments in Glenn Dale, Maryland to locate veterans, caregivers, and their family members most in need of daily household supplies, toiletries, and food. The search took several weeks to locate veterans […]

The Connection Between Military Service, Trauma, and Substance Use

During your military service, you might face really tough situations that are hard on your body and mind. Sometimes, these hard moments can even cause trauma. Trauma happens when something that happened leaves you feeling shaken. You might try to handle these tough emotions by turning to alcohol or drugs. However, this is not a […]

Coping Strategies for Veterans Facing Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is a significant issue for many veterans. It can stem from injuries sustained during service, the physical demands of military life, or other health conditions. Living with this kind of pain is challenging, but there are ways to manage and cope with it effectively. This post aims to provide practical strategies […]

MEDIA RELEASE: NDVA Wins VA Pillars of Excellence Award for Veterans Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic

Veterans Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 21, 2024 Contact: Holden Armstrong, NDVA Communications Director 402-219-1704, holden.armstrong@nebraska.gov NDVA Wins VA Pillars of Excellence Award for Veterans Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic WASHINGTON (FEB 21, 2024) — On Wednesday, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough presented the Nebraska Department of […]

Disabled Veteran Creates Transformative Card Game for Children to Achieve Digital Balance

Today, we live in a digital world where children are thrust into using digital. According to an online article written by Winda Benedetti, “the NPD Group, 91% of kids in the U.S. between the ages of 2 and 17 are gamers.” Digital games can become a problem when a child likes screens more than people. […]

NAAV, Inc. and ZoChey, LLC Christmas Gifts to Veteran Families

  Zornia Pritchett, a U.S. Army Veteran and owner of ZoChey LLC, a local small Veteran owned business in Bowie, Maryland is a new partner of the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) in support of those who served and are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces worldwide. The mission of ZoChey LLC is […]

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