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yesterday at 23:55. Facebook
Take a moment to read how this amazing Airman fought back from devastating wounds in order to continue teaching cadets how to stay alive.

Air Force Sergeant Overcomes 100% Disability Rating To Return To Full Duty

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02/20/2017 at 23:53. Facebook
It is wonderful to see the amount of good still left in the world. Thanks to the generosity of a stranger, this disabled veteran is able to bounce back from the theft of his wheelchair.

Disabled Vietnam veteran gifted new wheelchair after his was stolen

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DAV
02/19/2017 at 23:39. Facebook
Dr. David Shulkin used his first public statement as the new Veterans Affairs Department secretary on Thursday to pledge management reforms that would remove the VA from a government agency's "high risk list" for waste, fraud and abuse.

Shulkin Pledges to Get VA Off 'High Risk' List for Waste, Abuse

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DAV
02/18/2017 at 23:36. Facebook
How can we all work together to break the stigma associated with mental illness and traumatic brain injury?

Local veterans trying to break stigma surrounding mental illness

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DAV
02/17/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
DAV is kicking off its inaugural Forward March campaign next month to encourage individuals to "pay it forward" by volunteering one hour of their time to help local veterans. One hour is a small contribution that can make an enormous difference in the life of a veteran. To learn more, go to .
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02/16/2017 at 23:41. Facebook
Rest in Peace Chief. Your country thanks you, your brothers and sisters in arms await you, and your family and friends love you.

Entire plane starts to cry when they realize they are carrying fallen Green Beret

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02/15/2017 at 23:46. Facebook
Wow! Seven marathons in 7 days! This Marine just set a new world record, and it is unbelievable.

This Marine veteran just set a record running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days

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DAV
02/14/2017. Facebook
With his prior experience at VA and in the private sector, Dr. Shulkin is well poised to address the access barriers, appeals backlog and accountability issues within the department, all without jeopardizing the system many veterans choose and rely on.

Senate unanimously confirms Dr. David Shulkin as new Secretary of Veterans Affairs

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DAV
02/13/2017. Facebook
It is important to note, this is just a creative idea in the Indiana legislature, but what do you think of the idea?

Lawmakers consider lottery tickets to fund veterans services

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02/12/2017. Facebook
The question: How can we create new care options for veterans outside the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs without inhibiting access or reducing quality for those who choose and rely on the VA system?

Health Care ‘Choice’ For Veterans Could Leave Many Without Options

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02/11/2017. Facebook
Last night, veterans and the world lost a true American hero. Rest well, Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, our nation owes you a debt of gratitude, sir.

'We Were Soldiers' hero passes; the celebrated life story of a soldier, a leader, a father

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DAV
02/09/2017. Facebook
“As this is the first placebo-controlled trial of cannabis for PTSD, we are breaking important ground needed to identify improved treatment options for veterans with PTSD," said Marcel Bonn-Miller of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.

Clinical trial using marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans gets underway

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DAV
02/08/2017. Facebook
“Teaming up with HillVets was a natural partnership for us,” said DAV Washington Headquarters Executive Director Garry Augustine. “Veterans bring invaluable experience and a unique skill set to the legislative process.

DAV partners with HillVets to bring new perspective to Washington

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02/08/2017. Facebook
On behalf of DAV and our 1.3 million members: Congratulations to LaDainian Tomlinson, newly elected NFL Hall of Famer (First ballot!) and one of the greatest running backs the NFL has ever seen! We are honored to have you as a DAV Ambassador, sir, thank you for all you do for veterans!

LaDainian Tomlinson elected to Hall of Fame, as he should be

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DAV
02/07/2017. Facebook
One of the most anticipated releases of the year is finally here! The Independent Budget, in its 30th year, is crafted for veterans by veterans and coincides with the release of the annual funding recommendations for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The IB is a collaborative effort between DAV, Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW, and Paralyzed Veterans of America and includes a list of...
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Leading Veterans Service Organizations Release 30th Edition of the Independent Budget for the 115th Congress

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02/06/2017. Facebook
It's only fitting we launch our #MemberMonday initiative with our 2016 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year, combat-injured Army veteran and champion powerlifter, Bob Body.

Bob, an Airborne Infantryman, was injured by an improvised explosive device in Iraq in 2006. The explosion severely injured his left side and lead to his evacuation back to the states. After being medically retired...
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DAV
02/04/2017. Facebook
If you're a Reservist in the United States military, this is likely your drill weekend, or formally, your unit training assembly. If you're a Navy Reserve Officer and New England Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona, you might be asking if you can reschedule drill, so you can play in Super Bowl LI.

That time you had to ask your boss if you could skip work to play in the Super Bowl

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DAV
02/03/2017. Facebook
Dr. Shulkin will take over in the middle of the most significant transformation of the VA in a generation. With far-reaching decisions about the role of the agency, “choice” and the private sector all on the table, it is essential that he and the VA succeed.

Strong partnership with service organizations key to success for new VA secretary

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DAV
02/02/2017. Facebook
How about some happy news on this Thursday evening? WWII Army Medic Bryan Hardin is turning 100 and his family wants to do something special. Happy Birthday Doc! Thank you for your service!

WWII veteran turns 100, family hopes for 100 cards and letters

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DAV
02/01/2017. Facebook
Is Hollywood out of touch with the veteran community? What do you think they could do to more accurately portray veterans or show us in a more positive light?

Critics Rave About This New Show For Its Authenticity, But It Still Stereotypes Vets

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