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October 12, 2017

GUEST BLOG: What is a ‘Sheep Dog’?

Giving wounded heroes (“Sheep Dogs”) a new outlook on life Military veterans and first responders, who we refer to as “Sheep Dogs,” have an innate need to serve and help those around them. At Sheep Dog Impact Assistance (www.sheepdogia.org), we […]
October 12, 2017

GUEST BLOG: Caring for Elderly Veterans

The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center works diligently to support elderly veterans By: Yvonne Napolitano, Executive Director The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center (SJRC) is located in rural, Prescott Valley, AZ. SJRC is the only adult day health […]
October 10, 2017

DVNF Veteran Employee Spotlight – Gary Hwang

An Army Veteran who can handle whatever comes his way As part of DVNF’s commitment to serving the men and women who stood in our defense, we understand the importance of having team members who have been in their shoes. The […]
October 5, 2017

What Grant Recipients Are Saying

Partnerships Helping Our Heroes DVNF’s Capacity Building grants are intended for like-minded organizations who support the mental and physical wellbeing of veterans in their communities through their own unique programs. Through our partnerships with these organizations, we are helping to […]
October 4, 2017

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Applauds New VA Family, Caregiver, and Survivor Advisory Committee

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) is applauding the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for its newly formed Family, Caregiver, and Survivor Advisory Committee, to be chaired by former U.S. Senator, Elizabeth Dole. The goal of this committee will […]
October 3, 2017

Guest Blog: Career Training is Vital to Many Veterans

Institute for Career Development Discusses Veterans’ Need for Job Training  One hundred years ago, ICD launched a first-of-its-kind center to rehabilitate returning WWI veterans with service-related disabilities.  Three years ago, we saw that a new approach was needed to meet […]
September 28, 2017

Dr. Cooper Awarded the Service to America Medal

Dr. Rory Cooper Recognized for His Research and Development Contributions Congratulations to Dr. Rory Cooper, the Director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL), who has been awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal. He’s truly deserving of this […]
September 13, 2017

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Help veterans to heal invisible wounds during Suicide Prevention Month September is Suicide Prevention Month. For veterans, this is especially relevant. With nearly 20 veterans on average taking their own lives each day, no effort to prevent this horrible statistic is […]
September 11, 2017

Remembering September 11th

September 11th – A day that will not be forgotten Today, we remember September 11th. It is remarkable how that fateful day in 2001 has changed life as we know it. So many veterans, wanting to right the wrong that had been […]