BVA January-February 2016 Bulletin


Welcome to the online version of the January-February 2016 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note that any contact details, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and websites may now be out of date.

BVA National President Dale Stamper accompanied two blinded veteran relay teams as they competed in the December 6 California International Marathon.

BVA National President Dale Stamper accompanied two blinded veteran relay teams as they competed in the December 6 California International Marathon. Timothy Hornik’s account of this unprecedented event is featured in this issue of the Bulletin. Left to right in the photo: Dr. Robert Chen, Timothy Hornik, Andrea Witherspoon, Danny Wallace, Travis Fugate, Brad Morris, and Dale Stamper.


In This Issue


Legislative Update - by Melanie Brunson

President’s Page - by Dale Stamper

BVA Runners Shine at International Marathon - by Timothy Hornik

Emotional Journey Brings Hope, Then Joy - by McKayla Tracy

Groundwork in Place For Milwaukee Gathering - by Christina Hitchcock, Chelsey Dumond, and Brigitte Jones

Around BVA

Auxiliary’s View - by Pam Hogan

From the Field Staff - by Ed Eckroth

In Remembrance

Final Thought