BVA Remembers D-Day, June 6, 1944

BVA Remembers D-Day, June 6, 1944 Alexandria, VA – On June 6, 1944, Allied forces invaded Nazi-controlled Normandy. Facing severe hostile fire, 160,000 heroic troops took the beaches, ferried and supported by 7,000 ships and watercraft, while Allied pilots flew 15,000 air sorties on D-Day. The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) remembers and salutes the heroism and valor of the American and Allied forces that fought for freedom on D-Day. Over the next year following D-Day, 3 million Allied […]

MISSION Act Educational Booklet

MISSION Act Educational Booklet In 2018 Congress passed and President Trump signed a landmark law that changes how VA does business, read further to learn about those changes. The VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act (MISSION Act) strengthens VA’s ability to deliver trusted, easy to access, high quality care whether at VA facilities, virtually through telehealth, or in the community.  VA has developed specific education for Veterans about receiving VA care, healthcare benefits […]

Interested in ‘Sustaining the wilderness,’ These Blinded Veterans Chose a Ranger Camp

2019 Blind Endeavors Ranger Camp (Georgia, USA) – Interested in ‘Sustaining the wilderness,’ These Blinded Veterans Chose a Ranger Camp Hosted by the Blind Endeavors Foundation, a team of blinded veterans from the Blinded Veterans Association and Blinded Veterans United Kingdom will participate in a Ranger Camp.  The camp activities will take place at Camp Frank D. Merrill Georgia, home of the 5th Ranger Training Battalion.  A major part of the camp includes hiking more […]