Veterans


DAV Leader: VA Healthcare System Needs Strengthening

Joseph Violante tells Senate of four-point plan to reform and preserve system to care for tomorrow's veterans.

West Coast Customs Raptor Yields $250,000 for MobilityWorks Foundation

Customized Ford truck is auctioned off in Dallas for veterans' fund.

Wounded Warrior's #IMEANIT Campaign Seeks Support for Severely Injured Service Members

The organization's goal: Support service members for a lifetime in their homes and communities.

Dates Announced for the 2014 Warrior Games

The annual competition is designed to create competitive sports opportunities for wounded, injured and ill service members and veterans.

Toyota & VMI Announce Operation Independence Vehicle Winner

Winner is a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War.

Team Kelloggs athletes

Count Down to Sochi With Team Kellogg's

Kellogg’s has starting rolling out promotional materials featuring its sponsored team of Olympic legends and Olympic and Paralympic athletes aspiring to represent Team USA.

Indego exoskeleton

One Step Closer

Walking Exoskeletons Inching Toward Retail

For people with spinal cord injury, the nearest and greatest technology hope for walking again is the current class of exoskeletons.

Varied heights at accessible garden

Enabled Life

Into the Garden

Accessibility Strategies for Life-long Planting

As seasons change so too do physical abilities. Whether you’re a senior with stability and walking issues, a person with a new spinal cord injury or someone who’s been coping with a mobility condition your whole life, gardening can be accessible. All you have to do is think creatively.

VA Valor Games Adds New Competitions

U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, have expanded the 2011 and 2012 Valor Games Midwest, a competition for veterans and service members with a physical disability, to three additional regions.

VMI Renews Commitment to PVA, Hires Retired Air Force Lieutenant General

To help strengthen the company’s programs, VMI has extended its relationship with Paralyzed Veterans of America and Mission: ABLE for another year. In addition, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Regni has accepted a position on the VMI board of advisors.

Modified steering wheel

Built Tough

Accessible Vehicle Providers Share Challenging Cases

Truth be told, there's a lot of creativity that goes into building a modified vehicle. So The Mobility Project asked mobility providers: What stumps you? What are your toughest cases?

Jobs

Top Jobs

CareerCast.com Offers List of Careers for People With Disabilities

Not sure which career path to follow? CareerCast.com wants to help. The online career resource has released a list of the best jobs for people with disabilities.

Disabled Veterans Employment Guide

Get Help With Career, Academic Goals With VetsFirst

The Disabled Veterans Employment Guide covers ADA protections including workplace accommodations as well as how to develop self-advocacy skills.

Harleys Heroes

VA Benefits Burnout?

Harley-Davidson Wants to Help You Get Back in Gear

For the last four years, Harley-Davidson has partnered with Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to fund mobile service offices (MSOs) to walk veterans through the process of receiving disability benefits, including medical treatment, compensation, insurance, home loans and more.