BVA Bulletin Summer 2007 Issue


Welcome to the online version of the Summer 2007 BVA Bulletin. An archive of previous issues extending three years back is also available. For information or entries in issues prior to 2006, contact Stuart Nelson at BVA National Headquarters, 800-669-7079, Ext. 316. Please note that any contact details, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and website may be out of date.

BVA’s year-old initiative Operation Peer Support soared to unprecedented heights at the Association’s 62nd National Convention. In the August 16 photo, OIF/OEF servicemen and Christina Hitchcock prepare for a 10,000-foot dive in skies overlooking the Great Southwest. The amazing feat and other highlights of the convention week are included in this issue of the Bulletin. Left to right, OIF serviceman Glenn Minney, Skydiving Instructor Kelly Wilson, OEF veteran Steve Beres, Instructor Adam Buckner, OIF serviceman Mike Jernigan, and Convention Coordinator Christina Hitchcock.

BVA’s year-old initiative Operation Peer Support soared to unprecedented heights at the Association’s 62nd National Convention. In the August 16 photo, OIF/OEF servicemen and Christina Hitchcock prepare for a 10,000-foot dive in skies overlooking the Great Southwest. The amazing feat and other highlights of the convention week are included in this issue of the Bulletin. Left to right, OIF serviceman Glenn Minney, Skydiving Instructor Kelly Wilson, OEF veteran Steve Beres, Instructor Adam Buckner, OIF serviceman Mike Jernigan, and Convention Coordinator Christina Hitchcock.


In This Issue...


Legislative Update - by Tom Zampieri

President’s Page - by Norman Jones

Greater Heights Envisioned at Albuquerque Gathering - by Stuart Nelson

Around BVA

Auxiliary's View - by Peter Davis

Of Note

Letters to the Editor

In Remembrance

Final Thought