Impact Stories

Your Gifts at Work

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Joe Cannon

Retired veteran Joe Cannon of Joppa, Alabama, remains committed to service. Cannon maintains that he owes our country a debt of gratitude..

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DAV Passes $2 Million in Distributed COVID-19 Unemployment Relief

As measures to help prevent further spread of the coronavirus unfolded across the country in spring of 2020, DAV established a COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Fund to provide financial aid to service-connected disabled veterans who have lost employment or small-business income in the wake of the outbreak.

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Bobby Barrera

The date he was injured—and the date he truly began living.

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A Chance Encounter

Past national commander reunites after 50 years with Army medic who helped save his life.

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DAV Pursues Critical Policy Goals for the 117th Congress

A number of DAV’s key legislative priorities were enacted in the 116th Congress. Now, DAV has turned its legislative focus to achieving the organization’s critical policy goals for the 117th Congress.

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Protecting Earned Benefits

Navy veteran turns to DAV after VA proposes reduction of disability compensation.

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