The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. It is dedicated to a single purpose: fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served. DAV does this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America’s injured heroes on Capitol Hill; linking veterans and their families to employment resources; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life. DAV, a non-profit organization with 1.2 million members, was founded in 1920 and chartered by the U. S. Congress in 1932.
Need guidance making the transition to civilian life? Contact a DAV advocate. DAV service officers, all themselves veterans, provide benefits counseling and assistance to service members filing claims for VA benefits. DAV assisted veterans with more than 340,000 claims last year and has advocates in every state poised to assist you. For more information, visit www.dav.org.
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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the leading Post-9/11 veteran empowerment organization (VEO) with the most diverse and rapidly growing membership in America.
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