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05/23/2017 at 15:31. Facebook
Meet our National Commander, Dave Riley. Dave is a quadruple amputee who is thriving after his injuries with the help of his wife and caregiver, Yvonne. Throughout the year, Dave and Yvonne travel all around the country to attend conferences and events, to visit with the military, and to speak to veterans with disabilities and their families. We’re proud to have Dave on our team!
Meet our National Commander Dave Riley Dave is a quadruple amputee who

His IT job didn't measure up to the excitement of his Coast Guard one. So he changed that.

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05/22/2017 at 22:43. Facebook
A new veterans collective formed on social media. Vets Fight Hate is taking to Twitter to challenge what they see as discrimination against immigrants. How do you feel about #VetsFightHate and their association with the Southern Poverty Law Center?
A new veterans collective formed on social media Vets Fight Hate is

Military veterans take to Twitter to fight discrimination with #VetsFightHate

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05/21/2017 at 22:41. Facebook
ICYMI - Watch DAV National Commander, Dave Riley, a quadruple amputee and Coast Guard veteran, throw out the first pitch during Military Appreciation Day at the Cincinnati Red's Great American Ballpark!
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05/21/2017 at 15:17. Facebook
DAV 2017 Family Caregiver Survey: If you are a family member, relative or friend who provides care or assistance to a disabled veteran, or you are a disabled veteran who has a family member, relative or friend who provides care and assistance to you, please participate! If not, please share!
DAV 2017 Family Caregiver Survey If you are a family member relative

2017 Family Caregiver Survey

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05/20/2017 at 19:54. Facebook
DAV National Commander, Dave Riley, throws the first pitch at Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies! #MilitaryAppreciationDay
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05/19/2017 at 20:05. Facebook
DAV was recognized today by Kentucky Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (KY ESGR) with a Pro Patria Award, the highest level recognition that can be given by an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve State Committee.
DAV was recognized today by Kentucky Employer Support of the Guard and
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05/19/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Jonathan is an Army veteran who served two tours in Iraq. His challenges transitioning from service to civilian life led him to find his victory through connecting with other veterans. Watch as he shares his story. [ Dav.la Link ]
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05/18/2017 at 23:34. Facebook
In less than a year a combat #veteran went from serving as a corpsman in the U.S. Navy to living out of his truck in a parking lot. Issues with Tawan Throngkumpola's discharge left the Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, along with his service dog Cali, homeless.

DAV life member Michelle Clark heard about the issues facing her battle buddy and jumped into action. The retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj....
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05/17/2017. Facebook
DAV 2017 Family Caregiver Survey: If you are a family member, relative or friend who provides care or assistance to a disabled veteran, or you are a disabled veteran who has a family member, relative or friend who provides care and assistance to you, please participate! If not, please share!
DAV 2017 Family Caregiver Survey If you are a family member relative

DAV 2017 Family Caregiver Survey

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05/16/2017. Facebook
"Central to the debate is figuring out how to provide veterans having difficulty accessing the VA with quality choices while ensuring that any choice program fits into the bigger picture of VA healthcare," said Garry Augustine, DAV Washington, D.C. Executive Director
Central to the debate is figuring out how to provide veterans having

Congress must act to better the healthcare of America's veterans

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05/14/2017. Facebook
Happy Mother’s Day! Today we salute the military moms who provided support or served in the military, too. Thank you for being a special part of our lives.
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05/13/2017. Facebook
The Air Force Band, Max Impact has put together some great songs. What do you think about "Find You," a song about finding yourself through military service?
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05/12/2017. Facebook
"Reducing the number of homeless veterans nationwide from roughly 40,000 to 10,000 or 15,000 is an “achievable goal” for President Donald Trump’s administration," said VA Secretary David Shulkin.
Reducing the number of homeless veterans nationwide from roughly 40000 to 10000

New VA head: It'll take longer to end veteran homelessness

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05/11/2017. Facebook
Congressional lawmakers have reached agreement on a bill to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire its employees.
Congressional lawmakers have reached agreement on a bill to make it easier

Lawmakers reach bipartisan agreement on stalled Veterans Affairs accountability bill

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05/10/2017. Facebook
When Leonard Penner joined the Army in 1943, he was subjected to harassment and abuse because of his Jewish faith to the point it caused ulcers and he developed post-traumatic stress.

Fast forward seven decades later, he is able to see the VA Long Beach Healthcare System renamed in honor of a fellow Jewish veteran and DAV life member, Tibor Rubin.
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05/10/2017. Facebook
What do you think about VA Secretary, Dr. David Shulkin, taking the time to see patients? He says it gives him a better understanding of the experience veterans have in VA Medical Centers.
What do you think about VA Secretary Dr David Shulkin taking the

New Veterans Affairs Chief: A Hands-On, Risk-Taking ‘Standout’

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05/09/2017. Facebook
"As a quadruple amputee, a lot of people ask about and thank me for my service. No one ever stops to thank my wife for the decades of service she’s selflessly given as my caregiver." ~Dave Riley, DAV National Commander
As a quadruple amputee a lot of people ask about and thank

I Lost My Limbs Serving Our Country. When Trump Shook My 'Hand' This Is What It Meant to Me

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05/08/2017. Facebook
Get your country on at the Carolina Country Music Fest (June 8-12 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) and support DAV. 10% of all tickets sold go back to DAV when you buy your tickets with the promo code (DAV2017) at [ Ticketfly.com Link ] - During the festival veterans will be recognized on-stage and honored for their service. We hope to see you there!
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05/05/2017. Facebook
Important! Please share this scam targeting veterans.
Important Please share this scam targeting veterans

Veteran Affairs announces scam targeting veterans

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05/04/2017. Facebook
After spending decades living in vehicles and homeless shelters, U.S. Navy veteran Joseph Lightwies reached out to a DAV national service officer who was able to secure retroactive U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits and help get him off the streets for the first time in his adult life.

Learn more about how DAV helped this veteran at [ Dav.la Link ].
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