VA Benefits Progress and Results Webcast for Quarter 1, FY 2019

On January 31, 2019, Dr. Paul R. Lawrence, Veterans Administration (VA) Under Secretary for Benefits, held a Progress and Results Webcast. The presentation reviewed the VA’s progress on improving benefits access to all Veterans during the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. Dr. Lawrence detailed his three strategic objectives: 1. Providing benefits with excellent customer […]

2019 25th Annual VAMC Winterhaven Homeless Veteran Stand Down and 15th Annual NAAV Community Partner Participation

On Saturday, January 26, 2018, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) participated in its fifteenth year of helping homeless and at-risk Veterans of the greater DC metropolitan area at the DC VA Medical Center’s (VAMC) Winterhaven Stand Down for Homeless Veterans, along with collaborative partners representing agencies, organizations and volunteers. Attendance numbers indicate […]

People Helping People Foundation

The National Association of Association of American Veterans (NAAV) would like to introduce our veteran families to a new organization dedicated to serving and “helping people.” The Chairman of this organization is Ms. Gloria Herndon. This organization has been servicing people for over 12 years. NAAV CEO and President Constance Burns, met Ms. Herndon recently […]

Disabled Veterans Finance Guide

3.8 million veterans had a service-connected disability rating as of 2014. These veterans are among the most at risk of experiencing debt that can lead to bad credit. Luckily, there are various resources for veterans with debt. Bankrate.com, the trusted source of financial rates and information for outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, USA […]

VA Announces Moratorium on Discharges and Decreases from Comprehensive Caregiver Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Washington, DC announced on December 21, 2018 that it will suspend temporarily discharges and decreases in level of support from its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers because of continued concerns expressed by Veterans, caregivers and advocates about inconsistent application of eligibility requirements by VA medical centers. […]

Veteran Caregiver Respite Care – Thank-You Letter to NAAV

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. Veteran Caregiver Respite Care Program provides respite care; counseling referrals; assistance with Veterans’ claims and benefits; legal, housing, and access to resources for emergency assistance for military families caring for severely wounded warriors, disabled Veterans, and their caregivers residing in the greater Washington metro area. In 2007 NAAV’s […]

Tricks for Sleeping Better When You Suffer from Back Pain

By Cheryl Conklin Back pain is a common and often debilitating problem for people of all ages. Experts estimate that over 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, people who have chronic pain get significantly less sleep each night than those who are pain-free. Why is this a […]

2018 Veteran Caregivers Respite Care Retreat

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. president and chief executive officer, senior advisors, board members, and guests of NAAV attended a two-day Respite Care Retreat sponsored by the National Association of American Veterans and its partners on November 30 and December 1 at the National Conference Center, 18960 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, Virginia, about […]

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