With the help of some very good boys, runner Thomas Panek became the first blind man to finish the United Airlines Half Marathon in New York City on Sunday, along with a trio of guide dogs. https://abcnews.go.com/living/story/blind-man-finishes-york-city-half-marathon-guide-61746840?cid=social_fb_abcn?fbclid=IwAR2uoD6-a5NH2FIlBSpfSlCagWLBJZxFWqqZX5d_cFJd3ywuoXAwiYdzThg
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2019 Sarah Feldman | 202.228.0371 Cassie Byerly | 202.224.4588 *** VIDEO / PHOTOS **** Tester Asks for Veterans Service Organization Feedback on Improving VA Mental Health Care Senator Hears Legislative Priorities from NASDVA, FRA, Gold Star Wives, BVA, Jewish War Veterans, MOPH, MOAA (U.S. Senate) – Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Jon Tester today asked some of the nation’s leading Veteran Service Organizations how the VA […]
Attached is a video of a group of our BVA members experiencing a ski clinic put together by the Creste Butte, CO Adaptive Sports Center along with Lonnie Bedwell.
New technology aims to help Veterans with service-connected disabilities modify their specially adapted homes. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the awarding of nearly $799,753 in Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology (SAHAT) grants of up to $200,000 per eligible individuals, researchers, or organizations to develop new assistive technology to enhance the ability of a Veteran or Servicemember to live in an adapted home. The SAHAT grants will allow outside entities, including non-profit and community […]