Programs

Increasing Numbers Lead to Greater VA Focus

July 27, 2017

The VA's motto, “to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan” seems very dated to women veterans.  (more…)

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Injured soldier

Chapter 1120 Runs Benefits Classes

July 21, 2017

Since 2012, when it began, some 140 veterans have graduated from a program that teaches veterans how to file compensation and pension claims run by Unified Incarcerated Veterans Organization Chapter 1120 at Deerfield Correctional Center…

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Apartment complex

Chapter 789 Donates Home Goods for Homeless Apartments

July 6, 2017

Liberty Chapter 789 donated kitchen items and other things for homeless veterans in Hinesville, GA.  (more…)

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Chapter 885 Assists with Camp Lejeune Claims

Chapter 885 Assists with Camp Lejeune Claims

July 3, 2017

Chapter 885 of Wilmington, NC is assisting people who have gotten ill from contaminated water at Camp Lejeune with applying for their benefits.  (more…)

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Better Support for Sexual Harassment Complaints Needed

June 22, 2017

The DoD annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Military Service Academies, 2015-2016 was released mid-March.  (more…)

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VAD in the Local and National Communities

June 22, 2017

Since 2001 Veterans Against Drugs has had a working partnership with the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). This relationship has helped us showcase the VAD program and receive important and timely information on drug…

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Correctional Facility

Progress at the Grafton Correctional Facility

June 22, 2017

At the Grafton Correctional Facility outside of Cleveland, OH veteran inmates are housed in a separate ward. There are no discipline problems in the Veterans Ward.  (more…)

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PTSD/SA Committee Provides Apps to Help Cope

June 19, 2017

The PTSD/Substance Abuse Committee is a strong supporter of creating mobile device applications (apps) to provide self-help, education, and support for those managing PTSD, substance abuse, and other self-destructive approaches to coping. (more…)

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Chapter 693

Chapter 693 Takes VA Patients to Hockey Game

June 16, 2017

Members of Geneva, IL, Chapter 693 recently took a group of veterans from the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital to a Chicago Steel Hockey Game in Geneva.  (more…)

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Chapter 287 Moving Wall shirts

Students Design Shirts for Wall Arrival

June 15, 2017

Two high school students designed T-shirts to promote the upcoming Moving Wall in Almont, MI sponsored by Chapter 287.  (more…)

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