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    Original URL path: http://vva.org/archive/pubs/index.htm (2016-02-15)
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  • Welcome To Vietnam Veterans of America
    the loudspeaker to all who had come out on Valentine s Day for an evening of fun and education Dave Simmons chair of the VAD Committee noted Tonight is special because we are here in Silver Spring s Veterans Plaza and this location just makes good sense We are veterans the name of the program is Veterans Against Drugs and we are within a block of our national headquarters Simmons went on to explain the VAD program We do outreach events like this in communities nationwide Our anti drug and violence projects are done in different ways in communities all over the country for example in West Virginia we roller skate and in Alaska we take the kids out on horseback for wilderness camping Said Elliott as he and his wife Marie greeted the young skaters and handed out VAD literature to the children parents and others who stopped by this event is a huge success well beyond anything we had anticipated We had hoped for 200 skaters we felt that if we could hit that number we would have reached our goal At last count we had 229 skaters Past AVVA President Elaine Simmons who distributed dozens of red carnations donated by Bell Florist in Silver Spring observed This is truly VVA in service to America The national headquarters has made its presence known in its local community As VVA staff and members of VVA Chapter 641 distributed brochures as well as pads pens and water bottles donated by Monument Bank they were heartened by the warmth and gratitude of those who came out for the event One young couple in town from Atlanta came by the table to thank VVA It s my wife s first time on skates and my second time This is for a good cause and we wanted to support it thank you VVA Noted VVA s Tom Berger this is almost overwhelming it s been a long while since I have seen so many happy people in one place Our objectives are twofold explained Deborah Williams VVA staff member and VAD program facilitator for the D C area We want to get the anti drug and violence message out to the children and their parents and we want to let the community of Silver Spring know that we are here and that we want to be active in our community She noted as parents we can equip our children with what we know but we need the help of others to reinforce our message and that is where VAD makes the difference My sister was a drug addict shared Williams It impacted our family tremendously She ended up dying at a young age from a drug overdose That is why I asked to become part of VAD Added Williams I can t wait to do it again Skating is a great way for kids to burn off energy VAD promotes healthy activities because we want to encourage kids to be fit and healthy

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/TaskForce/VAD/vad.html (2016-02-15)
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  • Welcome To Vietnam Veterans of America
    Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership Conference Other National Events State Council Meetings E Room Reservations Directions To Our Office Publications The VVA Veteran VVA Publications Advertising Kit Forms Agent Orange Who We Are Committee Members VVA Resolutions Convention Resolutions LINKS Uniformed Services Justice Advocacy Group USJAG Veterans Benefits Committee Benefits Q A BY VVA VETERANS BENEFITS STAFF Q My family member died before a decision was made on his claim Will the VA continue the claim A If a veteran died after October 9 2008 pending a decision on an appealed claim certain family members may be substituted to continue the veteran s claim Family members eligible to continue a claim include a surviving spouse a minor child or child up to age 23 still enrolled in school and a dependent parent Currently the VA only allows for substitution to occur if a Notice of Disagreement already has been filed on a previously denied claim However this rule is not final and it may change once the VA issues its final rules and regulations Q My claim was denied and I am in the process of appealing Should I request a Board of Veterans Appeals BVA hearing A It is your right to request a hearing and there is no right or wrong answer as to whether a hearing should be held Hearings are not necessary for the Board to make a decision on your claim Before deciding whether you would like to request a BVA hearing you should first consider the pros and cons A hearing may not be helpful if a veteran s claim lacks certain medical evidence because the veteran is not a medical professional and generally is unable to provide

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/Committees/VeteransBenefits/index.html (2016-02-15)
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  • VVA Constitution Committee
    Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership Conference Other National Events State Council Meetings E Room Reservations Directions To Our Office Publications The VVA Veteran VVA Publications Advertising Kit Forms Agent Orange Who We Are National Committee Members Minutes October 2015 April 2015 October 2013 April 2013

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/Committees/Constitution/committee.html (2016-02-15)
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  • VVA: Education Subcommittee
    Membership Locate Your Local Chapter Membership Services Benefits Locate A Service Officer Benefits Update Benefits Guides Government Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership Conference Other National Events State Council Meetings E Room Reservations Directions To Our Office Publications The VVA Veteran VVA Publications Advertising Kit Forms Agent Orange Request form for an interview with a Vietnam Veteran Please complete the information form and your request for an on line interview will be processed We will make every attempt to connect you with a Vietnam veteran as close to your home as possible First Name Last Name School City State Grade Course E Mail Re Enter E Mail Submit questions for the Vietnam veteran in the text box below The VVA Education Subcommittee requests that the student submit a copy of his or her report for the veteran to review Please use Microsoft Word to submit the report to vvaedu aol com with the name of the veteran you interviewed If your teacher would like to have Vietnam veterans come to speak to the class our organization

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/Committees/Education/interview2_form.htm (2016-02-15)
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  • VVA EOC Committee
    Relief Veterans Against Drugs AVVA Household Goods Donation VHC VSF Links Sponsors Membership Membership Brochure Join VVA Renew Your Membership Locate Your Local Chapter Membership Services Benefits Locate A Service Officer Benefits Update Benefits Guides Government Affairs Legislative Agenda VVA Testimony Legislative Action Center Government Affairs Update Public Relations VVA Publications Current Press Releases Public Service Announcements Logos Media Request Sign Up Events National Convention Leadership Conference Other National Events State Council Meetings E Room Reservations Directions To Our Office Publications The VVA Veteran VVA Publications Advertising Kit Forms Agent Orange Who We Are National Committee Members VVA Resolutions Convention Resolutions minutes April 2015 January 2015 October 2014 October 2013 Government Sites Central Contractor Registration SBA Veterans Business Development Offices SBA Office of Advocacy VA Center for Veterans Enterprise Federal Business Opportunities VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Resource Sites Association of Service Disabled Veterans Business Direction D B Business Solutions Entrepreneur s World FEDweek Weekly Newsletter The Veterans Corporation Veterans Business Journal Meet the National Committee Francis Barry Chair Ted Daywalt Vice Chair Dennis Andras Vice Chair Members Lawrence Carter Marc Goldschmitt Dave Johnston Pete Peterson Linda Blankenship Special Advisors Joe Wynn Sharon Hobbs Jeri Wallis Keith

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/Committees/EOC/eoc_committee.htm (2016-02-15)
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  • The VVA Veteran: Economic Opportunities Committee Report
    Departments REMF Diary of Dying VVA s Service Office Program Stayin Alive Final Resting Place Burying Veterans with Dignity Suits for Vets President s Report Letters Government Affairs TAPS Veterans Benefits Update Agent Orange Dioxin Committee Report Economic Opportunities Committee Report PTSD Substance Abuse Committee Report Homeless Veterans Committee Report Veterans Incarcerated Committee Report Region 4 Report Region 9 Report Minority Affairs Committee Report The Faces of Agent Orange POW MIA Affairs Comittee Report Books In Review Membership Notes Locator Reunions Calender PAST ISSues 2010 Jan Feb 2009 Jan Feb mar apr may june july Aug sept oct Nov DeC 2008 Jan Feb mar apr may june july Aug sept oct Nov DeC 2007 Jan Feb MAR APR MAY JUNE july aug SEPT OCT Nov DeC 2006 July Aug SEPT OCT nov dec ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES COMMITTEE REPORT Notion Of Economic Freedom BY RIC DAVIDGE CHAIR We call it Econ Ops That s short for Economic Opportunities Committee Why the change Very few people understood what the old ETaBO Committee was and we have decided to adjust our priorities The committee will now put as much effort into helping veterans become successful in starting their own business We will not abandon our charge of ensuring that the federal government meets its responsibilities to service disabled veteran owned businesses but we know that many new veterans want to start their own businesses This is a change but one we are ready for We have taken several steps to help our new mission succeed First Veterans of Modern Warfare has joined us We now have two representatives from VMW on the committee We also want to reach out to the other veterans organizations and to existing VSOs Why Because we believe that we will be stronger working together and because new legislation that

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/veteran/1209/eocp.html (2016-02-15)
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  • VVA: Search For Jobs With VetJobs

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    Original URL path: /VetJobs/VetJobs.html (2016-02-15)




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