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Justice for Veterans with ALS

Posted by Dana Kauffman, public relations specialist for PVA on Nov 4, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Proposed Legislation Would Extend Benefits to Families of Our Heroes Impacted by ALS

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Topics: Advocacy, ALS

National Architecture Day

Posted by Lynne Switzer, staff writer for PVA on Oct 7, 2019 7:15:00 AM


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Topics: Advocacy, Architecture, Accessibility

Patriot Day, September 11th – We Will Not Forget

Posted by Lynne Switzer, staff writer for PVA on Sep 10, 2019 5:00:00 PM


On September 11th we honorably and solemnly pause to remember those who perished on that day in 2001; the first responders; the brave men and women who stepped into combat; and those who never returned.

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Topics: Advocacy, Patriot Day

National Airborne Day - Honoring 'Infantrymen with Wings'

Posted by Lynne Switzer, staff writer for PVA on Aug 16, 2019 7:16:00 AM

A German soldier in WWII wrote in his journal, “American parachutists…devils in baggy pants…are less than a hundred meters from my outpost. I can’t sleep at night; they pop up from nowhere and we never know how or when they will strike next. Seems like the black-hearted devils are everywhere…”

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Topics: Advocacy

Protecting the ADA Remains a Top Focus for PVA

Posted by PVA Staff on Jul 19, 2018 11:32:56 AM

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. It is the most comprehensive disability rights legislation ever enacted. The ADA prohibits discrimination against a person with a disability in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications.

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Topics: Tammy Duckworth, ADA, Advocacy, Americans with Disabilities Act, Capitol Hill, Congress, People With Disabilities

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