BVA Bulletin Autumn 2010 Issue


Holiday Greetings from BVA

Welcome to the online version of the Autumn 2010 BVA Bulletin. An archive of previous issues 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note that any contact details, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and websites may now be out of date.

Surrounded by the monuments and memorials of our Nation’s Capital, attendees of the BVA 65th National Convention celebrated the organization’s 65 years of service to blinded veterans. A complete summary of the event is presented in this issue of the Bulletin. Top left photo, Jerry Hogan and Junior Farley, members of the South Texas and Tennessee Regional Groups, respectively, touch names engraved on Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Top right, BVA 65th birthday cake displayed at convention Award’s Banquet. Lower photo, left to right with BVA wreath at World War II Memorial, Steve Beres, Roy Young, Charles Corrello, Paul Guzman, Charlotte and Ted Noddin, Neftali Sanchez, Roy Kekahuna, and Peter Davis.
Surrounded by the monuments and memorials of our Nation’s Capital, attendees of the BVA 65th National Convention celebrated the organization’s 65 years of service to blinded veterans. A complete summary of the event is presented in this issue of the Bulletin. Top left photo, Jerry Hogan and Junior Farley, members of the South Texas and Tennessee Regional Groups, respectively, touch names engraved on Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Top right, BVA 65th birthday cake displayed at convention Award’s Banquet. Lower photo, left to right with BVA wreath at World War II Memorial, Steve Beres, Roy Young, Charles Corrello, Paul Guzman, Charlotte and Ted Noddin, Neftali Sanchez, Roy Kekahuna, and Peter Davis.

In This Issue...


Legislative Update - by Tom Zampieri

President’s Page - by Roy Kekahuna

Reflection, Revelry Highlight

Historic National Convention - by Stuart Nelson

Vets Honored on Their Day

Membership Urged to Action - by Roy Young

Around BVA

Auxiliary's View - by Darian Slayton Fleming

Letters to the Editor

In Remembrance

Final Thought