BVA Bulletin Summer 2013
Welcome to the online version of the Summer 2013 BVA Bulletin. An archive of previous issues extending three years back
is also available. For information or entries in issues prior to 2006, contact Stuart Nelson
at BVA National Headquarters, 800-669-7079, Ext. 316. Please note that any contact information, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and websites may be out of date.
An American delegation of blinded veterans joined their British counterparts in the United Kingdom May 19-26. The week-long series of activities was part of a joint initiative of BVA and Blind Veterans UK now three years strong. Highlights of the Project Gemini exchange are related in this issue of the Bulletin. Outside Arundel Castle, left to right: Tom Zampieri, Inderpal Kallah, Ivan Castro, Don Overton, James Nealey, Al Avina, Chris Nowell, Karl Parkinson, Simon Brown, Scott Wall, Sean Johnson, and Ken Facal.
In This Issue...
- by Tom Zampieri
- by Sam Huhn
Project Gemini III Strengthens Alliance
- By Christina Hitchcock
Veterans Day Events Offer Opportunities
- By Al Avina
Oregon Group Makes Lasting Impressions
- By Waya Rae Hail
New Generations, Same Challenges
- By Stuart Nelson
- by Darian Slayton Fleming
From the Field Service Staff
- by Ed Eckroth
Hines Offers First-Ever Training Program
Letters to the Editor