Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

In this issue: Veteran Conquers the Mountain, "DAV Made My Life Whole Again," A Tale of Two Battles, and more news from DAV

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Veteran Conquers the Mountain

Veteran Conquers the Mountain

Alan Babin, an Army veteran from Round Rock, Texas, was named the 2015 Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Freedom Award recipient at the 29th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic hosted by DAV and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA).

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DAV National Service Officer Carmen McGinnis

"DAV Made My Life Whole Again"

The words above describe one veteran’s deep gratitude for the wonderful help delivered by DAV National Service Officer Carmen McGinnis, pictured here during her years as a Marine.

Your DAV membership stands behind a nationwide network of DAV National Service Offices that help so many veterans.

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Spread the word about DAV

Want to help spread the word to your neighbors about all DAV has to offer veterans and their families, but not sure where to start? Register for DAV's Media Relations Webinar to learn how to use the media to make your voice heard.

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A Tale of Two Battles

This veteran made it through the Gulf War, but the battle at home was just beginning. “I wanted to fight for others coming up behind me,” he said. Read about his fight with DAV by his side.

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Walking in Homeless Vets' Shoes

Case workers in Missouri hop in DAV vans to experience a day walking in the shoes of homeless veterans.

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Vet Breathes Easier Now

With his home literally making it hard to breathe, an ailing vet’s life was drastically improved when a DAV chapter partnered with Home Depot to make urgently needed home repairs.

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Retiree Fuels Patriotic Drive

“It’s a real privilege,” says one DAV volunteer about driving veterans to VA appointments, showing it’s never too late to find ways to serve his country by supporting its defenders.

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Great Outdoors = Great Treatment

A grant from the DAV Charitable Service Trust helps send veterans to the Grand Canyon for rafting, hiking, and counseling, a creative approach to healing minds and bodies torn apart by war.

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Ramping Up for Vet in Wheelchair

DAV members in Tennessee came to the aid of a veteran who recently landed in a wheelchair, building a ramp so he can get in and of his house.

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Spring into Action for Disabled Vets

Spring’s arrival carries renewed life across America. But for veterans suffering from the long winter of service-connected injury and illness, this warm hope can feel forever out of reach.

You plant new hope for veterans all around the country as a member, supporting all of DAV’s varied activities.



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