Blinded Veterans Association to Testify at Congressional Hearing

On March 14, 2018, Blinded Veterans Association will testify at a joint hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees regarding its top issues for 2018.

Those interested in watching or listening to the testimony can go here at

A recap of the testimony will be included in the next issue of the BVA Bulletin and on the BVA website.

Those scheduled to testify include: Military Officers Association of America, Air Force Sergeants Association, Blinded Veterans Association, Fleet Reserve Association, Gold Star Wives of America, Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, Military Order of the Purple Heart, National Association of the State Directors of Veterans Affairs, and The Retired Enlisted Association.

Each year the committees hear from more than 20 veteran and military service organizations on their priorities for the year during the time many of the organizations are holding winter conferences and Capitol Hill-lobbying events. For more information contact Chet Curtis at

The Blinded Veterans Association is the only official voice for America’s veterans who are blind or visually impaired, successfully advocating for their needs since WWII. For more information about BVA and its services, call toll-free 800-669-7079 or visit