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
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(Alexandria, VA) – On Thursday, March 28th, during an official session of the California State Senate, a formal “Resolution” recognizing and honoring “National Blinded Veteran’s Day” will be proposed and voted upon on the State Senate Floor. It is expected to pass and will be followed by an official presentation on the senate Floor. Founded on March 28th, 1945 by 100 blind war veterans, the “Blinded Veterans Association” was recognized by General Omar Bradley, of the Veterans Administration, as the first official
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Light Up the Darkness Event 2019
The Blinded Veterans Association Proudly Presents A Concert featuring two of the Biggest Singer Songwriters in Country Music, Kent Blazy & Cory Batten March 28 6-10PM  THE STATE THEATRE, FALLS CHURCH, VA Register Here for the Event!  
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ARVO President Dr. Steven Fliesler Advocates for Military Eye Trauma Research Funding Legislative Update February 21, 2019 On February 19, Thomas Zampieri, PhD of NAEVR member organization Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) hosted the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2018-2019 President Steven J. Fliesler, PhD (SUNY-Buffalo/VA Medical Center-Buffalo, who also serves on the NAEVR Board of Directors) and blinded veteran Steven Baskis (U.S. Army Private First Class, retired) in Congressional office visits to
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Air Force Medal of Honor Recipient Dies
Retired Air Force Col. Joe M. Jackson, a Medal of Honor recipient and veteran of three wars has died.   The 95-year-old Jackson passed away over the weekend, according to Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein, who made the announcement Monday morning.   Jackson, a native of Newnan, Ga., was famous within the aviation and special operations community for his daring rescue of a team of Air
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        Application Form         KATHERN F. GRUBER & THOMAS H. MILLER SCHOLARSHIPS        2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR        General Instructions1.  Please read the instructions and questions on the application carefully before attempting to supply the information requested.2.  Please type or print plainly in ink the information requested on this form and in the supporting statements.3.  Whenever the space provided on the form is inadequate, please attach a separate sheet or sheets (on 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper) to present fully the information requested.4.  Applicant’s
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