BVA Bulletin Autumn 2008 Issue


Season's Greetings from BVA

Welcome to the online version of the Autumn 2008 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 Please note that any contact details, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and website may be out of date.

Colonel Donald A. Gagliano will be the first National Director of the newly formed Military Vision Centers of Excellence. See this issue’s Legislative Update for more about this historic appointment. Pictured, left to right, Joseph Wilson, American Legion Deputy Director for Health Care; Norman Lanphear, Manager of Public Health and Manpower at the American Academy of Ophthalmology; Colonel Gagliano; and BVA’s Tom Zampieri.
Colonel Donald A. Gagliano will be the first National Director of the newly formed Military Vision Centers of Excellence. See this issue’s Legislative Update for more about this historic appointment. Pictured, left to right, Joseph Wilson, American Legion Deputy Director for Health Care; Norman Lanphear, Manager of Public Health and Manpower at the American Academy of Ophthalmology; Colonel Gagliano; and BVA’s Tom Zampieri.

 

In This Issue...


Legislative Update - by Tom Zampieri

President’s Page - by Norman Jones 

One Can Make A Difference - by Neil Appleby

Veterans Day 2008

OIF Blinded Serviceman An Inspiration to All - by Cody West

BVA’s 63rd: A Look Back

Around BVA

Auxiliary's View - by Joyce Thornton

Of Note

Letters to the Editor

In Remembrance

Final Thought