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Empower Yourself

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News August 2014

The intense scrutiny into how several Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities have treated some veterans has been going on since early spring. (More)

Silent Fathers

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News August 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is looking for a new leader to help fix systemic misconduct in the VA health care system, but Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) doesn’t believe a new secretary will solve everything. (More)

Expanded Care Consequences

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News August 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system has been under significant scrutiny for the past few months and unfortunately, it appears Congress is moving on a bipartisan basis to expand contract care activities within the VA to address the problems. (More)

House Committee Testimony

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Acting Associate Executive Director of Government Relations Carl Blake testified at the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing – "Restoring Trust: The View of the Acting Secretary and the Veterans Community." (More)

CRPD Treaty

Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:04pm

Join PVA in support of the CRPD treaty (More)

More Than A Service Officer

Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 1:29pm

U.S. Army National Guard veteran continues to serve (More)

VA Secretary Steps Down

Online Exclusive posted Friday, May 30, 2014 - 3:24pm

The Department of Veteran Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki resigns amid nationwide VAMC scandal (More)

ALS Home Grant

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News June 2014

A policy change in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now allows veterans with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to qualify for grants to help build, buy or adapt a home. (More)

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