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July 21, 2017

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https://vva.org/web-weekly/july-21-2017/

This Army Veteran Flies The Furry Skies, Rescuing Animals On Death Row

He’s rescued more than 700 animals so far![Read More …]
http://blog.theveteranssite.com/plane-dogs/

Landing Craft Air Cushion: How Marines Assault a Beach Today

They rise up over obstacles like reefs on a cushion of air and to roar right up onto the beaches delivering heavy weaponry and Marines.[Read More …]
http://blog.theveteranssite.com/beach-assault/

Celtics Surprise Airman’s Family With His Homecoming

During “Seats for Soldiers” night at a Boston Celtics game, one family got an awesome gift.[Read More …]
http://blog.theveteranssite.com/celtics-airmans-homecoming/

Chapter 1120 Runs Benefits Classes

Since 2012, when it began, some 140 veterans have graduated from a program that teaches veterans how to file compensation and pension claims run by Unified Incarcerated Veterans Organization Chapter 1120 at Deerfield Correctional Center in Capron, VA.
https://vva.org/programs/veterans-incarcerated/chapter-1120-runs-benefits-classes/

VVA July 11 Statement for the Record Before SVAC on pending legislation

Good morning Chairman Isakson, Ranking Member Tester, and other exemplary members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
https://vva.org/vva-testimony/vva-july-11-statement-for-the-record-before-svac-on-pending-legislation/

VVA Statement for the Record in support of H.R. 3218, the “Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017”

Chairman Roe, Ranking Member Walz, and other distinguished members of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, on behalf of our National President John Rowan, our Board of Directors, and our membership, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) thanks you for the opportunity to present our views for the record concerning the legislation to be discussed at today’s [Read More …]
https://vva.org/vva-testimony/vva-statement-for-the-record-in-support-of-h-r-3218-the-harry-w-colmery-veterans-educational-assistance-act-of-2017/