All BVA Programs and Services are available to any blinded veteran in need, regardless of how or when they lost their sight, or whether they are a BVA member.

Veteran Services

Veteran Service Officers help blinded veterans navigating the VA claims system. 

Operation Peer Support

Operation Peer Support (OPS) is a program designed to support the hundreds who are returning to the US blinded or experiencing significant visual impairment in connection with their service fighting the Global War on Terror; Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). 

Government Relations

From BVA’s founding in 1945, the Association has been the national voice in advocating on behalf of the needs of blinded veterans.

Scholarships & Awards

BVA’s Scholarships are available to the spouses, dependent children, or grandchildren of blinded veterans. The application period begins in April and decisions are made in June.